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Alex Eads is an associate in Krieg DeVault’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practices.  Alex concentrates his practice on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), ESOP transactions, and employee benefit matters.

Before joining Krieg DeVault as an associate, Alex was a summer associate at Krieg DeVault and interned for an Indiana Court of Appeals Judge.  Prior to working in the legal profession, Alex worked in public accounting where he provided business valuation and consultation services to clients for ESOP, financing, and transactional purposes.

Alex also holds a CPA license (inactive) in Indiana.

Professional Associations

  • Member, Indiana Employee Benefits Connection
  • Member, National Center of Employee Ownership
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • Legal Lean Sigma® White Belt


Author, "IRS Announces Launch of Pre-Examination Compliance Program for Qualified Retirement Plans," June 28, 2022


  • J.D., cum laude, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2021
    Graduate certification in Corporate and Commericial Law
  • B.S. in Accounting and Finance, Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Bloomington, Indiana, 2014

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2021)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (2021)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2021)