George Patton is a partner in the Litigation Group and a former chair of the Appellate Law Group. While practicing law, he taught Appellate Advocacy and Procedure at Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Bloomington for five years, wrote a book on Indiana Appellate Procedure published by West Group, authored a chapter in a book on appellate briefs, and published several law review articles on Indiana appellate procedure. His articles have been cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Indiana Supreme Court, and the Indiana Court of Appeals. He has worked on cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, the Indiana Supreme Court, and the Indiana Court of Appeals, resulting in more than 150 published opinions. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial law clerk to former Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard. He practices from the Washington D.C. office.
Andrew McNeil is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. As a partner in the Labor and Employment, Litigation and Appellate Groups, Andrew concentrates his practice on litigating and trying business disputes of all shapes and sizes, with a primary focus on non-competes, trade secrets, business torts, and contract cases. He has tried numerous cases in front of federal and state juries and judges, as well as arbitrators and administrative law judges. His ligation experience also includes environmental cost recovery matters, antitrust, wage and hour class and collective actions, ERISA matters, franchise disputes, insurance coverage, and employment discrimination claims. He is admitted to practice in the Indiana state courts, the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the Western District of Michigan.
Sam Laurin is a partner and serves as the chair of the firm’s Litigation Group, as well as the chair of the firm’s Construction Law Group. He focuses his practice on litigating construction, commercial, and insurance coverage disputes. Sam has been lead counsel in jury and bench trials in federal and state court. He has served as lead counsel in several arbitration proceedings, many of which involved construction issues. Sam is also a registered mediator in the state of Indiana.
Jeff Halbert is a partner in the Labor and Employment, Automotive, and Business Groups of Bose McKinney & Evans. Jeff has extensive experience litigating all forms of labor and employment matters throughout Indiana and surrounding states. He also practices before numerous state and federal agencies, including but not limited to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the United States Department of Labor and the Indiana Department of Labor.
Alan Becker is a partner in the Business Services and Public Offerings and Securities Regulation Groups, assisting clients with many types of corporate and financial transactions, including forming business entities and structuring their ownership arrangements, raising capital from third parties, and buying, selling and combining businesses. He also assists clients with women-owned and minority-owned businesses (MBE/WBEs) certifications.