Daniel Kelley's areas of concentration are commercial litigation and arbitration, antitrust, natural resources, mineral leases, mining and environmental law and long term sales contracts.

Daniel has presented papers on various aspects of the mining industry and has appeared in antitrust, long-term sales contracts and mining litigation and arbitrations in the United States district and appeals courts in the Fifth Circuit, Sixth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, Ninth Circuit and Tenth Circuit and in the federal district or state courts in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming, as well as appeared and argued constitutional and environmental issues before the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 1975, he was appointed by the Indiana Supreme Court to the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission where he served as a member until 1987 and as chairmain until 1990.

In 1970, he was an assistant professor at Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University.

Daniel, a native of Indianapolis, attended American University and Hanover College receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1962. He then completed graduate work in economics and business before working in the business community.

Subsequently, while clerking for a judge of the Indiana Appellate Court and of the Supreme Court of Indiana from 1964-1967, he attended the Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University where he was editor-in-chief for the Indiana Law Review and was on the National Moot Court Team, receiving a juris doctorate, with honors, in 1967.

Daniel joined Ice Miller in 1967. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.
Reported and Representative Cases
  • Evansville Greenway and Remediation Trust v. Southern Indiana Gas and Elec. Co., Inc., Slip Copy, 2012 U.S.Dist. Lexis 22710, February 23, 2012 (S.D.Ind. 2012)
  • American Land Holdings of Indiana, LLC v. Jobe, 655 F. Supp.2d 882, 2009 WL 2424538, S.D.Ind., August 05, 2009 (NO. 2:08-cv-448-WTL-WGH.)
  • American Land Holdings of Indiana, LLC v. Jobe, 604 F.3d 451 (7th Cir (Ind) 2010).
  • In Re Ready-Mixed Concrete Antitrust Legislation, 261 FRD 154, 2009-2 Trade Cases, P 76.745, 80 Fed.R. Evid. Serv. 864 (S.D. Ind. Sept. 9, 2009)
  • Evansville Greenway and Remediation Trust v. Southern Indiana Gas and Elec. Co., Inc., Slip Copy, 2009 WL 1617013, S.D. Ind., June 09, 2009 (NO. 3:07-cv-66-DFH-WHG.)
  • ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor, LLC v. Bluestone Coal Corp., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2008 WL 5069127, N.D.Ind., November 24, 2008 (NO. 2:08-CV-270-TS.)
  • Belden Inc. v. American Electronic Components, Inc. , 885 N.E.2d 751, 2008 WL 1990823, 66 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 399, Ind. App., May 09, 2009 (NO. 89A01-0709-CV-447.)
  • McDaniel v. North American Indem., N.V.,, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 1336832, 44 Employee Benefits Cas. 1977, S.D.Ind., April 08, 2008(NO. 1:02-cv-0422-LJM-JMS.)
  • Heritage Technologies, L.L.C. v. Phibro-Tech, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 451087, S.D.Ind., February 15, 2008 (NO. 1:05-cv-1851-LJM-WTL.)
  • Heritage Technologies, L.L.C. v. Phibro-Tech, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2008 WL 45380, S.D.Ind., January 02, 2008 (NO. 1:05-cv-1851-LJM-WTL.)
  • Heritage Technologies, L.L.C. v. Phibro-Tech, Inc., Not Reported in F. Supp.2d, 2007 WL 3287216, S.D.Ind., November 06, 2007 (NO. 1:05-CV-1851-LJM-WTL)
  • Heritage Technologies, L.L.C. v. Phibro-Tech, Inc., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2007 WL 2406907, S.D.Ind., August 20, 2007 (NO. 1:05-cv-1851-LJM-WTL.)
  • Connelly Management, Inc. Employee Welfare Benefit Plan v. North American Indem., N.V., 486 F.Supp.2d 558, 2007 WL 1454876, D.S.C., April 23, 2007 (C.A. No. 2:03-3603-PMD.)
  • Emmis Operating Co. v. CBS Radio, Inc., 480 F. Supp.2d 1111, 2007 WL 959033, S.D.Ind., March 30, 2007 (No. 1:06-cv-0920-LJM-WTL.)
  • In re Ready-Mixed Concrete Price Fixing Litigation, Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 2849711, S.D.Ind., September 29, 2006 (NO. 1:05-CV-00979-SEB-VS.)
  • Wedel v. American Elec. Power Service Corp., 845 N.E.2d 170, 2006 WL 905326, 166 Oil & Gas Rep. 329, Ind. App., April 10, 2006 (NO. 19A01-0410-CV-460.)
  • Tri-Gen Inc. v. International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150, AFL-CIO, 433 F.3d 1024, 2006 WL 126764, 178 L.R.R.M. (BNA) 2897, 152 Lab.Cas. P10,601 2006-1 Trade Cases P 75,086, C.A.7 (Ind.), January 18, 2006) (NO. 05-1389.)
  • McDaniel v. North American Indem., N.V., Not Reported in F.Supp.2d, 2006 WL 20789, S.D.Ind., January 04, 2006 (NO. 102CV422LJM-WTL.)
  • Wedel v. American Elec. Power Service Corp., 839 N.E.2d 1236, 2005 WL 3556705, 166 Oil & Gas Rep. 315, Ind.App., December 30, 2005 (NO. 19A01-0410-CV-460.)
  • Utica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Vigo Coal Co., Inc., 393 F.3d 707, 2004 WL 2930973, C.A.7 (Ind.), December 20, 2004 (NO's. 04-1015, 04-1107.)
  • PedCor Management Company, Inc. v. Nations Personnel of Texas, Inc., 343 F.3d 355 (5th Cir., Aug. 13, 2003)
  • Utica Mutual Ins. Co. v. Vigo Coal Company, Inc., 2003 WL 21989994 (S.D. Ind., Aug. 3, 2003)
  • Hackl v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 335 F.3d 664, 92 A.F.T.R.2d 664 (7th Cir. July 11, 2003)
  • In re Wilkins, 777 N.E.2d 714 (Ind., Oct. 29, 2002), stay granted In re Wilkins, 778 N.E.2d 1290 (Ind., Nov. 26, 2002) (No. 49S00-0005-DI-341)
  • In re Wilkins, Ind., 780 N.E.2d 842 (Ind., Jan. 2, 2003) Rehearing granted, In re Wilkins, Ind., 782 N.E.2d 985 (Ind., Feb. 4, 2003), certiorari denied
  • Wilkins v. Disciplinary Com'n of Supreme Court of Indiana, 540 U.S. 813, 124 S.Ct. 63 (Mem), 2003 WL 21134049, 71USLW3724, 3204, 3235 (U.S. Ind., Oct. 6, 2003) (No. 02-1616)
  • Utica Mutual Insurance Company v. Vigo Coal Company, Inc., 2002 WL 826414 (S.D. Ind., March 20, 2002) (No. EV 00-175-C H/H).
  • Youngs v. Old Ben Coal Company, 243 F.3d 387, 2001 WL 253131 (7th Cir. Ind., March 15, 2001).
  • Midwestern Gas Transmission Company v. Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, 120 F.Supp.2d 1155, (S.D. Ind. Nov. 13, 2000) (IP 00-0592-C-H/G), reversed
  • Midwestern Gas Transmission Co. v. McCarty, 270 F.3d 536, Util.L.Rep., p. 14,382 (7th Cir., (Ind.) Nov. 2, 2001), certiorari denied
  • McCarty v. Midwestern Gas Transmission Co., 535 U.S. 1053, 122 S.Ct. 1909 (Mem), 70 USC W3497, 3693, 3695 (U.S. May 13, 2002) (No. 01-1134)
  • Dept. of Natural Resources v. Peabody Coal Co., 740 N.E.2d 129 (Ind. App. Nov. 16, 2000) (No. 77A04-9909-CV-429).
  • Pik-Coal Co. v. Big Rivers Elec. Corp., 200 F.3d 884, 2000 WL 6135, 2000 Fed.App. 0010P (6th Cir. Ky., Jan. 7, 2000) (NO. 98-5974)
  • Solar Sources, Inc. v. U.S., 142 F.3d 1033, 1998-1 Trade Cases P 72,134 (7th Cir. Ind., Apr 28, 1998) (NO. 97-2386)
  • Amax Coal Co. v. U.S., 128 F.3d 613, 80 A.F.T.R.2d 97-7547 (7th Cir. Ind., Oct 30, 1997) (NO. 97-1210)
  • Wedel v. American Elec. Power Service Corp., 681 N.E.2d 1122 (Ind.App., June 12, 1997) (NO. 87AO4-9602-CV-53)
  • U.S. v. Cyprus Amax Minerals Co., 1998 WL 698500 (D.Conn., Sept. 16, 1998) (NO. 5:92CV290 (WWE))
  • U.S. v. Cyprus Amax Mineral Co., 1998 WL 698761, 82 A.F.T.R.2d 98-5259 (D.Conn., June 17, 1998) (NO. 5:92CV290(WWE))
  • U.S. v. Cyprus Amax Minerals Co., 965 F.Supp. 287, 79 A.F.T.R.2d 97-2326, 97-1 USTC P 70,077 (D.Conn., March 31, 1997) (NO. 5-92-CV-290(WWE)
  • Amax Coal Co. v. U.S., 959 F.Supp. 990, 79 A.F.T.R.2d 97-822, 97-1 USTC P 70,071 (S.D. Ind., Dec. 31, 1996) (NO. EV 94-79-C R/H)
  • In re Commercial Explosives Litigation, 1996 WL 795270, 1997-1 Trade Cases P 71,723 (D.Utah, Dec. 20, 1996) (NO. 2:96-MD- 1093S, 2:96-CV-709S)
  • AMAX Coal Co. v. U.S., 932 F.Supp. 226, 77 A.F.T.R.2d 96-1219, 96-1 USTC P 70,053 (S.D.Ind., Feb. 2, 1996) (NO. EV 94-79-C)
  • Alliance for Clean Coal v. Bayh, 72 F.3d 556, 41 ERC 2083, 166 P.U.R.4th 206, Util. L. Rep. P 14,078, 26 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,557 (7th Cir. Ind., Dec. 22, 1995) (NO. 95-2065)
  • General Motors Corp. v. Indianapolis Power & Light Co., 654 N.E.2d 750 (Ind.App., June 30, 1995) (NO. 93AO2-9309-EX-489)
  • General Motors Corp. v. Indianapolis Power & Light Co., 654 N.E.2d 752 (Ind.App., June 30, 1995) (NO. 93AO2-9309-EX-489)
  • U.S. v. Cyprus Amax Minerals Co., 1995 WL 454142, 75 A.F.T.R.2d 95-2334, 95-2 USTC P 70,049 (D.Conn., March 31, 1995) (NO. CIV. 5-92-290(WWE))
  • Alliance For Clean Coal v. Bayh, 888 F.Supp. 924, 26 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,546 (S.D.Ind., March 27, 1995) (NO. IP 94-890-C-T/G)
  • PSI Energy, Inc. v. Amax, Inc., 644 N.E.2d 96 (Ind., Dec. 9, 1994) (NO. 30S05 9412 CV 1193)
  • Natural Resources Com'n of State of Ind. v. AMAX Coal Co., 638 N.E.2d 418, 39 ERC 1358, 132 Oil & Gas Rep. 530 (Ind., Aug. 3, 1994) (NO. 49S04-9408-CV-684)
  • PSI Energy, Inc. v. Amax Coal Co., 621 N.E.2d 1157 (Ind.App. 5 Dist., Oct. 18, 1993) (NO. 30A05-9211-CV-420)
  • Southwestern Electric Power Company v. AMAX Inc., 625 So.2d 160 (La. Oct. 1, 1993)
  • Southwestern Electric Power Company v. AMAX Inc., 621 So.2d 615 (La. July 7, 1993)
  • Natural Resources Com'n of State of Ind. v. AMAX Coal Co., 603 N.E.2d 1349, Transfer Granted, See Appellate Rule 11, (Ind.App. 4 Dist., Nov. 24, 1992) (NO. 49A04-9112-CV-419)
  • Amax Coal Co. v. Adams, 597 N.E.2d 350 (Ind.App. 4 Dist., Aug. 11, 1992) (NO. 60A04-9108-CV-275)
  • Miller v. Long-Airdox Co., 914 F.2d 976 (7th Cir. III., Oct. 1, 1990) (NO. 89-1875)
  • Daughhetee v. Amax Coal Co., a Div. of Amax, Inc., 761 F.Supp. 622, 56 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 1880, 61 Empl. Prac. Dec. P 42,148 (S.D.Ind., May 7, 1990) (NO. TH 83-253-C)
  • Amax Inc. Through Amax Coal Co. v. State Bd. of Tax Com'rs of State of Ind., 552 N.E.2d 850 (Ind.Tax, March 28, 1990) (NO. 11T05-8611-TA-00038)
  • Sluder v. United Mine Workers of America, Intern. Union, 892 F.2d 549, 58 USLW 2431, 133 L.R.R.M. (BNA) 2121, 113 Lab.Cas. P 11,712, 5 IER Cases 187, 15 Fla. L. Weekly D2431 (7th Cir., III., Dec. 22, 1989) (NO. 88-2910)
  • Portland General Elec. Co. v. AMAX, Inc., 891 F.2d 250 Withdrawn (9th Cir. Or., Dec. 11, 1989) (NO. 88-4073)
  • Department of Natural Resources v. Indiana Coal Council, Inc., 542 N.E.2d 1000 (Ind., Aug. 31, 1989) (NO. 19S00-8802-CV-263), certiorari denied
  • Indiana Coal Council v. Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources, 493 U.S. 1078, 110 S.Ct. 1130, 107 L.Ed.2d 1036 (U.S. Ind., Feb. 20, 1990) (No. 89-1026)
  • Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management v. AMAX, Inc., 529 N.E.2d 1209 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Nov. 2, 1988) (NO. 29A02-8804-CV-00140)
  • Indiana Dept. of State Revenue v. AMAX, Inc. Through AMAX Coal Co., 513 N.E.2d 1260 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Oct. 15, 1987) (NO. 49A02-8703-CV-00127)
  • Illinois South Project, Inc. v. Hodel, 844 F.2d 1286, 27 ERC 1473, 18 Envl.L.Rep. 20,752 (7th Cir. Ill., July 21, 1987) (NO. 86-0623)
  • Stream Pollution Control Bd. v. AMAX, Inc., 475 N.E.2d 1157 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., March 25, 1985) (NO. 1-684 A 152)
  • Eakin v. State ex rel. Capital Imp. Bd. of Managers of Marion County, 474 N.E.2d 62 (Ind., Feb. 15, 1985) (NO. 784 S 294)
  • Greenbrier Hills, Inc. v. Boes, 473 N.E.2d 1040 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Feb. 7, 1985) (NO. 1-384 A 87)
  • Keystone Square Shopping Center Co. v. Marsh Supermarkets, Inc., 459 N.E.2d 420 (Ind.App. 3 Dist., Feb. 8, 1984) (NO. 2-882 A 249)
  • Marsym Development Corp. v. Winchester Economic Development Com'n, 457 N.E.2d 542 (Ind., Jan. 3, 1984) (NO. 1-682 A 152)
  • Wiggins v. Brazil Coal and Clay Corp., 452 N.E.2d 958 (Ind., Sep. 1, 1983) (NO. 883 S 315)
  • Marsym Development Corp. v. Winchester Economic Development Com'n, 447 N.E.2d 1138, 39 A.L.R.4th 1087 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., April 19, 1983) (NO. 1-682 A 152)
  • Omega Satellite Products Co. v. City of Indianapolis, 694 F.2d 119, 1982-83 Trade Cases P 65,057 (7th Cir., Ind., Nov. 23, 1982) (NO. 82-1539)
  • Gray v. Davis Timber and Veneer Corp., 434 N.E.2d 146 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., April 29, 1982) (NO. 1-1079-A-275)
  • Omega Satellite Products Co. v. City of Indianapolis, 536 F.Supp. 371, 10 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 984 (S.D.Ind., March 26, 1982) (NO. IP 82-339-C)
  • Carson v. City of Indianapolis, 430 N.E.2d 788 (Ind., Jan. 28, 1982) (NO. 1281 S 357)
  • Hodel v. Indiana, 452 U.S. 314, 101 S.Ct. 2376, 69 L.Ed.2d 40, 16 ERC 1048, 11 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,581 (U.S.Ind., June 15, 1981) (NO. 80-231)
  • Cablevision of Chicago v. Colby Cable Corp., 417 N.E.2d 348 (Ind.App. 4 Dist., March 9, 1981) (NO. 3-780A208)
  • Cornett v. Cornett, 412 N.E.2d 1232 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Dec. 1, 1980) (NO. 1-680A155)
  • Baumholser v. Amax Coal Co., 630 F.2d 550, 7 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 188 (7th Cir., Ind., Sept. 22, 1980) (NO. 78-1363)
  • Great Atlantic & Pac. Tea Co., Inc. v. Wilson, 408 N.E.2d 144, 11 A.L.R.4th 569 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., July 28, 1980) (NO. 1-979A255)
  • State of Ind. v. Andrus, 501 F.Supp. 452, 14 ERC 1769, 10 Envtl. L. Rep. 20,613 (S.D.Ind.,June 10, 1980) (NO. CIV. IP 78-500-C, CIV. IP 78-501-C)
  • Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp. v. Roberts, 273 Ind. 449, 405 N.E.2d 895 (Ind., May 30, 1980) (NO. 580S159)
  • Kuhn v. Kuhn, 273 Ind. 67, 402 N.E.2d 989 (Ind., April 2, 1980) (NO. 480S89)
  • Tarrant v. Self, 180 Ind.App. 215, 387 N.E.2d 1349 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., April 17, 1979) (NO. 1-578A117)
  • Foster v. Pearcy, 270 Ind. 533, 387 N.E.2d 446 (Ind. 1979)
  • State v. Indianapolis Airport Authority, 173 Ind.App. 55, 366 N.E.2d 240 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Aug. 25, 1977) (NO.1-1175A201)
  • American Home Products Corp. v. Vance, 173 Ind.App. 631, 365 N.E.2d 780 Ind.App. 1 Dist., July 26,1977) (NO. 2-476A169)
  • Dahlberg v. Ogle, 266 Ind. 524, 364 N.E.2d 1174 (Ind., July 20, 1977) (NO. 777S524)
  • State v. Indianapolis Airport Authority, 173 Ind.App. 55, 362 N.E.2d 200 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., May 5, 1977) (NO. 1-1175A201)
  • Matter of Noel, 265 Ind. 98, 350 N.E.2d 623 (Ind., July 16, 1976) (NO. 974S177)
  • Baker v. American Metal Climax, Inc., 168 Ind.App. 445, 344 N.E.2d 73 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., March 16, 1976) (NO. 1-974A140)
  • Overbeck v. Harmeyer, 164 Ind.App. 576, 331 N.E.2d 41 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., June 25, 1975) (NO. 1-1074A143)
  • Universal C. I. T. Credit Corp. v. Shepler, 164 Ind.App. 516, 329 N.E.2d 620, 17 UCC Rep.Serv. 602 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., June 18, 1975) (NO. 1-574A82)
  • United Hospital Services, Inc. v. U.S., 384 F.Supp. 776, 34 A.F.T.R.2d 74-5640, 74-2 USTC P 9628 (S.D.Ind., July 18, 1974) (NO. IP 72-C-443)
  • Combs v. National Veneer & Lumber Co., 160 Ind.App. 501, 313 N.E.2d 76 (Ind.App. 3 Dist., June 25, 1974) (NO. 2-1073A215)
  • Baker v. American Metal Climax Corp., 261 Ind. 500, 307 N.E.2d 49 (Ind. Feb. 12, 1974) (NO. 11735235)
  • State, By and Through State Highway Commission v. Blackiston Land Co., Inc., 158 Ind.App. 301 N.E.2d 663 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Oct. 11, 1973) (NO. 1-772A33)
  • Armour & Co. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 484 F.2d 1062 (7th Cir. Ind., Aug. 20, 1973) (NO. 71-1855)
  • Onward Corp. v. National City Bank of Evansville, 155 Ind.App. 147, 290 N.E.2d 797 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Jan. 29, 1973) (NO. 572A219)
  • Donato v. Dutton, Kappes and Overman, 154 Ind.App. 17, 288 N.E.2d 795 (Ind.App. 1 Dist., Nov. 9, 1972) (NO. 472A189)
  • State ex rel. Great Fidelity Life Ins. Co. v. Circuit Court of Posey County, 259 Ind. 441, 288 N.E.2d 143 (Ind., Oct. 19, 1972) (NO. 572S59)
  • Crowe v. Ben Dee, Inc., 149 Ind.App. 280, 271 N.E.2d 509 (Ind.App. 1 Div., July 27, 1971) (NO. 870A138)
  • Miller v. Barrett, 148 Ind.App. 685, 269 N.E.2d 772 (Ind.App., May 24, 1971) (NO. 1170A292)
  • Jones v. Hernandez, 148 Ind.App. 17, 263 N.E.2d 759 (Ind.App. 2 Div., Nov. 19, 1970) (NO. 1069A270)
  • Equitable Life Assur. Soc. of U. S. v. Frank, 147 Ind.App. 335, 259 N.E.2d 706 (Ind.App., July 1, 1970) (NO. 1269A256)
  • U. S. for Use of Gaunt v. Carl M. Geupal Const. Co., 423 F.2d 818, 7 UCC Rep.Serv. 446 (7th Cir. Ind., March 16, 1970) (NO. 17490)
  • Whittaker v. Burgauer, 144 Ind.App. 106, 244 N.E.2d 445 (Ind.App., Feb. 19, 1969) (NO. 768 A 126)
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