Ice Miller Welcomes Seven Indianapolis Attorneys Ice Miller Welcomes Seven Indianapolis Attorneys

Ice Miller Welcomes Seven Indianapolis Attorneys

Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of seven new attorneys to five different practice groups.

Chrissy Astbury is an associate in Ice Miller’s Litigation Group where she puts her client relations and problem solving skills to work in the legal field. She received her Bachelor of Arts in journalism with a minor in entrepreneurial and small business management in 2011 from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. After graduating with distinction, Chrissy worked for a public relations and social media marketing agency in Fishers, Ind., ultimately earning the title of Senior Account Executive. Chrissy received her juris doctorate, magna cum laude, in 2017 from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.

Roberto Falconi is an associate in Ice Miller’s Business Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, federal and state securities law, regulatory compliance and general corporate matters. Prior to joining Ice Miller, Roberto worked in the insurance industry for nine years where he held both Property & Casualty and Life & Health Insurance Licenses. Roberto received his Associate of Arts, with high distinctions, from Jefferson Community College in 2005. He then earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2009. In 2017, he graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign, Ill.

Von Lovan is an associate in Ice Miller’s Business Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, commercial contracts, regulatory compliance and general corporate matters. In 2013, Von graduated cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Von was a legal intern for the Indiana Prosecutor’s Office in 2015 and a summer clerk for Ice Miller in 2016. He earned his juris doctorate from Indiana University Maurer School of Law where he graduated cum laude in 2017.

Whitney L. Rogers is an associate in Ice Miller’s Municipal Finance Group with an emphasis on tax-exempt financings by schools and libraries. Whitney received her Bachelor of Science in agricultural business management from the Purdue University College of Agriculture. Prior to joining Ice Miller, Whitney was a national account manager with Coyote Logistics for three years. Whitney clerked for Ice Miller in 2015 and 2016. In 2017, Whitney received her juris doctorate from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, cum laude, with a certificate in energy, environmental and natural resources.
 
Paul Schmitt is an associate in Ice Miller’s Litigation Group, concentrating his practice in the area of financial litigation. Paul is a native of Fairbury, Ill. and received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009. He is commissioned from the University of Illinois’ Air Force ROTC program and served as an officer in the United States Air Force for more than four years. He also worked for the Illinois Republican State Senate Campaign Committee and the Illinois State Senate prior to attending law school. In 2017, Paul graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Sterling Shown is an associate in Ice Miller’s Trusts and Estates Group, focusing her practice on tax-exempt organizations and charitable giving. A proud native of Owensboro, Ky., she received her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in political science from the University of Kentucky in 2014. She then attended Washington University School of Law where she earned her juris doctorate in 2017. Sterling clerked for Ice Miller as a summer associate in 2016.

Annie Xie is an associate in Ice Miller’s Real Estate Group where she assists clients in all areas of real estate transactions. Annie was born in Louisville, Ky. and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University and received her Bachelor of Science in environmental science with double minors in philosophy and economics. During law school, she worked as an intern with the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago, Ill. and was a certified mediator handling cases in small claims court. In 2017, Annie graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

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