Kimberly S. DalSanto

Partner Indianapolis
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Summary

Kimberly concentrates her practice in the fields of commercial, civil, and environmental litigation. Clients of all sizes rely on Kimberly’s extensive knowledge and understanding of the courts to successfully navigate client matters at critical times of need. Kimberly has experience in all aspects of litigation, and has represented clients in both state and federal court in cases involving complex business, construction, environmental, and probate litigation matters. Kimberly is responsive to client needs and works hard to minimize the risks and exposure of doing business in today’s litigious world. She has been recognized as “Ones to Watch” by Best Lawyers® for her work in commercial litigation.

Kimberly is also no stranger to compliance issues. She has significant experience guiding clients on environmental compliance matters involving state and federal environmental laws (e.g., RCRA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Indiana’s ELA, and CERCLA), issues pertaining to the transfer of contaminated or potentially contaminated property, and assisting in the recovery of insurance when issues of environmental legal liability arise. She utilizes her litigation skills to assist her clients in defending enforcement actions, responding to agency requests, and other administrative disputes, including representing clients in permitting appeals.

Born and raised in central Indiana, Kimberly is passionate about her community. She serves on the executive director board for Arts for Lawrence, helping the organization to administer a multi-million dollar grant for the creation of the Fort Ben Cultural Campus. She is a former board member of Friends of Riley, which supports the Riley Children’s Hospital. Kimberly is also active in several legal professional organizations. She is the chair-elect for the Indiana State Bar Association Environmental Law section, a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, and a graduate of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series.

Kimberly earned her J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University, graduating with distinction with degrees in political science and Spanish.

Awards

  • Honoree, Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law (2024)

  • Honoree, Leadership in Law – Up and Coming Lawyer, Indiana Lawyer (2022)

  • Honoree, Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch,” Commercial Litigation (2022 – 2023)

  • Honoree, Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Environmental

    (2022 – 2023)

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Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2015)
  • Indiana University (2012)

Admissions

  • State - Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association

    Member, Young Lawyers Division CLE Committee
    Participant, Bar Leader Series, Class XVII

  • Indiana State Bar Association

    Member
    Treasurer, Environmental Section
    Participant, Associate Empowerment Series

Community Involvement

  • Friends of Riley

    Member, Board of Directors
    Co-Director, Annual Events Team
    Past Auction Chair

  • Arts for Lawrence

    Member, Board of Directors