Mergers and Acquisitions

In order to get a transaction done today you need legal counsel that understands your business and industry and that will provide interdisciplinary knowledge and focus in an effective manner.  

We provide comprehensive legal services for transactions involving all aspects of buying, selling and combining businesses and entities, including related equity, debt and mezzanine financings.  Our clients are strategic buyers and sellers and financial buyers and sellers, including private equity funds, as well as not-for-profit organizations and governmental authorities.  

Ice Miller is one of the most experienced and worldly recognized firms in the United States in structuring, negotiating and documenting business transactions, including cross-border transactions.  A number of our lawyers have been recognized for their accomplishments in this arena, including high rankings by Chambers USA, US Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell.  
We regularly serve as lead counsel for a variety of business transactions, including:  
  • Acquisitions and sales of public and private companies (and distressed businesses)
  • Auctions
  • Division and product/service line acquisitions and sales
  • Management and other leveraged buy-outs
  • Taxable and tax-free reorganizations
  • Joint Ventures, partnerships and alliances
  • Tender Offers and Proxy Fights

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Name Position Phone Email
Anthony P. Aaron Partner 317-236-2484
Fitzgerald Angrand Associate 212-824-4962
Richard A. Barnhart Managing Partner 614-462-2246
Samuel W. Beavers Associate 614-462-1134
Michael A. Blickman Partner 317-236-2298
Edward Braum Partner 614-462-1098
Margaret Isa Butler Partner 212-824-4947
Adam Calisoff Partner 312-726-2505
Kristine M. Camron Partner 317-236-5948
Timothy J. Capen Partner 317-236-2425
Joshua L. Christie Partner 317-236-5802
Daniel G. Coman Partner 630-955-4257
Stephen B. Cornelius Associate 317-236-2143
Kris M. Dawley Partner 614-462-2290
Daniel Drobnick Associate 614-462-1115
Dustin S. DuBois Partner 317-236-2251
Jennifer Duman Associate 614-462-1062
Stephen B. Edwards Partner 614-462-1108
Margaret R. Emmert Of Counsel 317-236-2169
Sherry A. Fabina-Abney Partner 317-236-2446
Roberto Falconi Associate 317-236-2215
Jennifer M. Frasier Of Counsel 317-236-2279
Frank Garrett Associate 317-236-2113
Harry L. Gonso Partner 317-236-2325
Eric I. Goodman Partner 317-236-5804
Jonathan D. Groff Of Counsel 317-236-5803
Stephen J. Hackman Partner 317-236-2289
Erik Hansen Of Counsel 317-236-2476
David H. Hight Partner 630-955-5821
Steven K. Humke Chief Managing Partner 317-236-2394
Michael S. Jordan Partner 614-462-2283
Josef Keglewitsch Partner 614-462-2279
Thomas Kesoglou Partner 212-824-0012
Moein Khawaja Associate 317-236-2189
Dean J. Leffelman Partner 630-955-6390
Von Lovan Associate 317-236-2496
Christopher McCleary Associate 630-955-4268
Chris Michael Associate 614-462-1148
Laurie Miller Partner 630-955-6398
Michael E. Millikan Partner 317-236-5965
David Nie Partner 317-236-2377
Christopher Noble Associate 614-462-2248
Benjamin Oster Associate 614-462-1116
Robert R. Ouellette Partner 614-462-2242
Thomas A. Pampush Partner 614-462-5041
April Sparks Pyatt Partner 317-236-5980
Jennifer Rhodes Partner 317-236-2196
Mark J. Richards Partner 317-236-2471
Michael M. Roth Partner 630-955-6594
Megan Ryther Associate 317-236-2305
Evan Sarosi Associate 614-462-2223
Phillip Ralph Scaletta Partner 317-236-2330
Stefanie K. Schneider Associate 614-462-5022
Audrey J. Schricker Associate 614-462-1079
Myra C. Selby Partner 317-236-5903
Alexandra Serre Associate 212-824-4959
Matt Servies Partner 317-236-5849
Brent Showalter Partner 317-236-2469
Emily Storm-Smith Associate 317-236-2224
James Smolik Associate 614-462-2229
Scott Snively Partner 317-236-2375
Dale Stackhouse Partner 317-236-2401
Taryn E. Stone Partner 317-236-5872
Chase A. Stuart Partner 212-824-0013
John R. Thornburgh Partner 317-236-2405
Richard J. Thrapp Partner 317-236-2442
Tiffany Tran Associate 312-726-6242
Nancy Brigner Waite Of Counsel 614-462-5015
Thomas A. Walsh Partner 317-236-5946
Kevin C. Woodhouse Partner 317-236-2154
Mario Alvarez Paralegal 317-236-2378
Marita Clarke Paralegal 317-236-5847
Lisa Samblanet Paralegal 614-462-1045
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