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April 19, 2012

Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce that Partner Libby Y. Goodknight was recently elected to serve as an at-large member of the Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section. The Appellate Practice Section of the IBA promotes the field of appellate law by providing an educational and diverse forum in which to discuss current appellate issues and interact with local appellate attorneys and judges. The IBA’s Appellate Practice Section provides services to its members in the form of CLEs and moot oral arguments and, when appropriate, acts as the voice of the local appellate bar.

Ms. Goodknight focuses her work in the areas of business and commercial litigation, with a significant emphasis on motion and appellate practice. She is a member of the Firm's Litigation Practice Group and serves as Chair of the Firm’s Appellate Service Group. She has assisted clients with appeals in state and federal courts across the country and in the U.S. Supreme Court. She has represented amicus curiae parties before the Indiana appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court as well. Ms. Goodknight has experience in a wide range of litigation matters, including administrative law cases, shareholder and contract disputes, covenants not to compete, trade secret claims, antitrust litigation, issues involving RICO, financial institutions, securities fraud, and wage and hour class and collective actions. She has served as counsel in jury trials involving questions of negligence, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, RICO violations, and toxic exposure. Ms. Goodknight is active in Firm management and serves as Chair of the Associates Committee. She counsels clients from the Firm’s Indianapolis headquarters.

About Krieg DeVault LLP
Krieg DeVault LLP is a 150-professional, 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, Noblesville, Mishawaka, and Schererville, Indiana, Chicago, Illinois, Atlanta, Georgia, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Boca Grande, Florida. The Firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.