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Charlie Richert is an Associate in the Firm’s Financial Institutions and Business, Acquisitions, and Securities Practice Groups. He assists clients in various matters, including mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and compliance matters involving financial institutions, contract drafting and negotiations, and governance issues for non-profit and for-profit organizations. 

Charlie serves the Firm’s clients across diverse industries, including financial institutions, small businesses and non-profits. Charlie also assists clients with emerging issues facing small businesses and financial institutions, including regulatory issues and developments in the hemp, cannabis, and marijuana industries.


Representative Experience

  • Assist of the United States’ largest financial institutions in the negotiation of banking services agreements, including agreements providing banking services in over 40 countries. 
  • Assisted lead counsel in Crane Credit Union’s acquisitions of Community State Bank of Southwestern Indiana and Our Community Bank
  • Assisted various financial industry trade associations with regulatory and compliance issues, including drafting and submitting correspondence to federal regulators  
  • Assisted lead counsel in various acquisitions, including the sale of 100% stock of industry-leading automotive protection company and other closely-held businesses
  • Drafted service agreement for valet trash collection company

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Indiana State Bar Association


  • J.D., summa cum laude, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2019
    • Indiana Law Review, Associate Articles Editor
  • B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2019)


Thought Leadership

Updates to the Fed's Main Street Lending Program

April 30, 2020

Thought Leadership

PPP - Get Ready - Again

April 20, 2020

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