Summary

Rich is a seasoned business litigation and trial lawyer.  He represents clients in complex civil and commercial litigation, including extensive experience in securities litigation, product liability litigation, bankruptcy-related disputes, contract disputes, and disputes involving breaches of fiduciary duties by directors, officers, shareholders and partners.  He has skillfully guided clients through all stages of the litigation process, including pre-litigation counseling and avoidance, alternative dispute resolution, discovery and investigation, trial, and appeal.   
 
Rich has been rated for three years as a "Top Local Plaintiff Litigation Star” in Indiana by Benchmark Plaintiff. He was also named a 2016 Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation and is recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyer.

Awards

  • Rated by Indiana Super Lawyers 

  • Named Local Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation 

  • Rated "Top Local Plaintiff Litigation Star" by Benchmark Plaintiff

  • Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

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Education

  • Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law (1987)
  • Ball State University, M.A. (1981)
  • Indiana University, B.S. (1976)

Admissions

  • Federal - Northern District of Indiana
  • Federal - Southern District of Indiana
  • Federal - Central District of Illinois
  • Federal - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • State - Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • AV Peer Review Rating (LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell) Awarded
  • American Bar Association Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Member

Community Involvement

  • Montessori School Organization Active Volunteer