• Krieg DeVault Recognized for Unparalleled Client Relationships
    in BTI Power Rankings 2017.

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    of our many Successful Clients.

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  • Krieg DeVault Attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers in America© Listing;
    Attorneys Receive Lawyer of the Year Honors.

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Ten Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers In America Listing; Two Attorneys Receive Lawyer of the Year Award


August 15, 2016

Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys have been named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America List, and two have received the “Lawyer of the Year” Award. Best Lawyers® is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers® is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Best Lawyers® has maintained its list for more than three decades.

“Lawyer of the Year” awards are given to only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. “Lawyer of the Year” recipients are based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments conducted with thousands of leading lawyers each year. Krieg DeVault attorneys named to the 2017 list are:

John B. Baxter

Real Estate Law

Rodney S. Retzner

Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Trusts & Estates

Robert J. Wild

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Leah S. Mannweiler

Health Care Law

Robert A. Greising

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Sharon B. Hearn

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Stephen D. Smith

Employee Benefits

Jude Anne Carluccio

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

John Lloyd

Environmental Law

Litigation – Environmental

Stephen A. Studer

Environmental Law

Real Estate Law

2017 Best Lawyers in America© “Lawyer of the Year” Award

Robert A. Greising

Mergers & Acquisitions Law - Indianapolis

Stephen D. Smith

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law - Indianapolis

About Krieg DeVault LLP 
Krieg DeVault LLP is a diversified law firm representing a wide variety of local, regional and national clients.  It is a business-focused law firm with offices in Indianapolis, Carmel, Mishawaka, and Merrillville, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Atlanta, Georgia; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Naples, Florida.  The firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.