Thomas Schnellenberger's primary practice concentration is in income tax and estate and gift taxation. He is also a member of the Private Equity and Venture Services Group. Tom is also a member of Ice Miller's Affordable Housing and Economic Development Group.

Prior to joining Ice Miller, Tom was a partner with the Indianapolis law firm of McHale, Cook & Welch, P.C., for four years. He was also a tax partner at the professional services firm of Ernst & Young. While with Ernst & Young, he worked in the national tax department in Washington, D.C., and then served as the director of the Indianapolis Office Real Estate Services practice.

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Tom joined Ice Miller as a partner in October 2000. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.
Reported and Representative Cases
  • Eugene B. Glick and Marilyn K. Glick v. United States, 96 F. Supp. 2d 850, S.D., IN, 2000
  • Rotation Products Corp. v. Indiana Department of State Revenue, 690 N.E. 2d 795 (Ind. Tax 1998)
  • Hudson Foods, Inc. v. Indiana Department of State Revenue, Cause No. 49T10-9711-TA-192, 1999 Ind. Tax Lexis 42, Decided Oct. 7, 1999.
Speaking Engagements
  • Panelist at the Indiana Affordable Housing Council/DOZ Conference on Estate Planning, July 14, 2014
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Indiana University School of Law–Indianapolis, Partnership Taxation
  • Has been active with the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum serving as the program chair and speaker on various subjects such as, "Limited Liability Companies," "Circular 230 Law Firm Administration and Mechanics," "The Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1990 and Beyond," and "Dealing With the Passive Loss Rules and Section 704(b)."
  • Has spoken at the Indianapolis Bar Association Estate Planning Section on the "ABC's of Family Limited Partnerships."
  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce Tax Presentation on "Succession Planning for Closely Held Businesses," "Executive Asset Protection Planning After Enron, World Com and Tyco," and "The Tax Consequences of Healthcare Reform."
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