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Commercial Litigation

When a dispute arises in today’s business world, companies and individuals face risk on a variety of fronts: loss of competitive advantages, exposure of highly-sensitive information, lost profits, negative publicity, and even criminal investigation or prosecution.

We work to solve problems.

Ice Miller’s Commercial Litigation lawyers help clients overcome these challenges by meeting them head-on. Businesses trust Ice Miller with critical disputes because our lawyers have one goal in mind: solve the problem. We do so by learning your business, studying your industry, recognizing your business objectives, and employing the right strategy to solve the problem.

Ice Miller represents clients in all stages of business disputes in courts and arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. Our litigation team has extensive experience in a broad range of cases, including contract disputes, commercial fraud, business torts, regulatory matters and class actions. We have a successful record handling fact-driven cases in complex commercial settings. 
Ice Miller’s litigators represent a diverse client base in every sector of the economy, from start-up businesses to Fortune 500 companies. We provide strategic advice and address our clients’ broad business needs and concerns throughout the litigation process.
Examples of Ice Miller’s recent litigation experience include: 
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of engineering firm enforcing restrictive covenants that prohibited former executives from competing with client.
  • Won summary judgment on behalf of school district related to multi-million dollar tax dispute, and prevailed on appeal.
  • Secured victory for financial services firm in multi-million dollar arbitration involving allegations of fraud arising out the sale of a business.
  • Obtained summary judgment, which was unanimously affirmed by the Oklahoma Supreme Court, in lawsuit alleging that client violated state law by overcharging its customers.
  • Obtained judgment on the pleadings for municipal client in government contract dispute, which was affirmed by Indiana Supreme Court.
  • Obtained temporary restraining order allowing manufacturing client to avoid shutdown of its business operations in Illinois following decertification by the state.
  • Won summary judgment in favor of hospital system in a multi-million dollar breach of contract and tortious interference case.
  • Obtained order allowing transfer of millions of dollars to private college’s endowment, and successfully pursued dismissal of appeal before the state supreme court.
  • Won summary judgment on issue of liability in TCPA class action in California on behalf of commercial data firm.
  • Won summary judgment on behalf of data analytics firm involving alleged violations of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and a state computer trespass statute, and prevailed on appeal.


Name Position Phone Email
Mark R. Alson Partner 317-236-2263
Katherine D. Althoff Partner 317-236-5924
Adam Arceneaux Partner 317-236-2137
Holiday W. Banta Partner 317-236-5882
Michael A. Blickman Partner 317-236-2298
John David Burke Partner 312-726-8148
Nicholas A. Casto Partner 312-726-8105
Isaac J. Colunga Partner 312-726-7157
Daniel G. Coman Partner 630-955-4257
Sherry A. Fabina-Abney Partner 317-236-2446
Matthew L. Fornshell Partner 614-462-1061
Christina Laun Fugate Partner 317-236-2374
George A. Gasper Partner 317-236-2275
Jeff Hokanson Partner 317-236-2236
Audrey Howard Partner 317-236-2168
Brent W. Huber Partner 317-236-5942
Angela P. Krahulik Partner 317-236-5991
Drew J. Miroff Partner 317-236-2267
Thomas E. Mixdorf Partner 317-236-5832
Bart T. Murphy Partner 630-955-6392
Judy S. Okenfuss Managing Partner 317-236-2115
Nicholas Reuhs Partner 317-236-2160
Hansel H. Rhee Partner 614-462-2278
Mark J. Richards Partner 317-236-2471
Michael M. Roth Partner 630-955-6594
Rebecca J. Seamands Partner 317-236-5889
Eric L. Singer Partner 630-955-5826
Richard A. Smikle Partner 317-236-2400
Donald M. Snemis Partner 317-236-2341
Catherine Strauss Partner 614-462-1069
Meghann C.T. Supino Partner 317-236-2107
Jason M. Torf Partner 312-726-6244
Michael A. Wukmer Partner 317-236-2439
Heather Renée Adams Of Counsel 614-462-1114
Thomas Bousnakis Of Counsel 212-835-6310
Jenny R. Buchheit Senior Counsel 317-236-2295
John Cannizzaro Of Counsel 614-462-1070
James E. Davidson Trial Counsel 614-462-2286
John P. Gilligan Trial Counsel 614-462-2221
Eric McKeown Of Counsel 317-236-2124
Jeffrey R. Platt Of Counsel 630-955-4280
Alan G. Starkoff Senior Counsel 614-462-4938
Paul C. Sweeney Senior Counsel 317-236-5894
Nathaniel M. Uhl Senior Counsel 317-236-2383
Olga Voinarevich Of Counsel 317-221-2817
Philip A. Whistler Senior Counsel 317-236-2349
Paul Brunkhorst Associate 312-726-7372
Alexandria Hanauer Pittman Associate 317-236-2153
Lydia Reback Associate 614-462-5018
Brian White Associate 312-726-2521
Meredith Wood Associate 317-236-2187
Nicole R. Woods Associate 614-462-2319
Wendy Joris Paralegal 317-236-2171
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