Ice Miller’s Christina Fugate Named “Indy’s Best and Brightest” in Law
Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Junior Achievement of Central Indiana has named Christina Fugate, a partner in the Firm’s Litigation group, Indy’s Best and Brightest in law. Each year, Junior Achievement of Central Indiana selects 10 winners from among a competitive pool of nominees for Indy’s Best & Brightest Awards, which “highlight the region’s best talent under age 40.”
“Christina balances the demands of her law practice, devotion to her family, and service to her community, making her exceptionally deserving of the Best and Brightest award,” said Steve Humke, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. “Christina has a true passion for her profession and is an asset to our clients and the Firm.”
Christina was nominated for the award by IndyCREW—the Indianapolis Chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Women network, where she serves as the Membership Committee co-chair.
Christina is a partner in Ice Miller’s Litigation group, providing risk management and litigation services for a wide range of commercial matters and clients. She has represented both individuals and companies in litigation involving franchise disputes, product liability claims, securities litigation, real estate matters, general competitive business litigation and bankruptcy, and creditor’s rights issues.
Christina graduated from Butler with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. As an Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American and a Student Athlete Advisory Council member, she was recognized on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll and the Horizon League All-Academic Team. She regularly returns to Butler to share her time and skills. She is the current president of the Butler University Central Indiana Alumni Chapter, and has served in several leadership positions on the Butler University Young Alumni Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Butler University B-Association.
The Indy's Best & Brightest award was created by Junior Achievement to recognize up-and-coming talent and the next generation of leaders in our community. The Indy's Best & Brightest event honors 100 of central Indiana's most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in 10 different industries. Finalists are judged on professional accomplishments and leadership qualities. The awards program took place on November 9, 2016 at the Hilbert Circle Theatre.
About Ice Miller LLP
Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: corporate, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, environment, tax, trusts and estates, real estate, municipal finance, public affairs and government law. With offices in Chicago; Cleveland; Columbus; DuPage County, Ill.; Indianapolis; New York; and Washington, D.C., the Firm has more than 300 lawyers and 40 paraprofessionals.
About Junior Achievement of Central Indiana
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana's mission is to empower young people to own their future success. Junior Achievement educates young people in the areas of career exploration, work readiness, entrepreneurship, financial literacy and philanthropy through hands-on, experieintial learning opportunities for children in Preschool through High School.
This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.