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February 11, 2019

Krieg DeVault LLP is pleased to announce that Kendall A. Schnurpel has joined the firm’s Business, Acquisitions & Securities and Public Finance & Municipal Law Practice Groups as Of Counsel.  Mr. Schnurpel brings over eighteen years of experience providing legal and tax advice to individuals, corporations and pass-through entities across the country.  He concentrates his practice on assisting the firm's for-profit and non-profit clients with tax law interpretation and planning at the federal, state and local levels.  Mr. Schnurpel also has experience with the federal tax aspects of tax-exempt finance, including qualified 501(c)(3) bonds for health care, educational and cultural institutions, governmental bonds, and private activity bonds.

Throughout this career, Mr. Schnurpel has been involved in numerous complex tax related transactions including representing clients on matters of individual tax and estate planning; reviewing tax issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions; counseling clients with respect to obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, unrelated trade or business income tax issues and the private business use of tax-exempt bond proceeds; serving as Bond Counsel, Underwriter's Counsel, Issuer's Counsel and Borrower's Counsel in various tax-exempt bond financings; counseling tax-exempt healthcare clients regarding tax aspects of The Affordable Care Act;  and representing clients before the IRS and state Departments of Revenue in various tax controversy matters.

In addition to holding his law degree, Mr. Schnurpel is a Certified Public Accountant.  Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, he worked for two other Indianapolis law firms, as well as the Indianapolis and New York offices of international accounting firm, Ernst & Young as an Executive Director.

Mr. Schnurpel  holds membership in the Indiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, and the National Association of Bond Lawyers.  He is a graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and will counsel clients from the firm’s Indianapolis headquarters.

About Krieg DeVault LLP  
Krieg DeVault LLP is 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; and Naples, Florida.  The Firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.