Chad T. Walker
Chad Walker, a partner at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, concentrates his practice in insurance regulations and market conduct examinations, business and real estate transactions, and state and federal commercial litigation. In his corporate and real estate work, he represents clients in business entity formation, asset purchase and sales, non-profit corporate matters, lease negotiations, real estate closings, low income housing tax credits and women-owned and minority-owned businesses (MBE/WBEs) certifications.
Chad advises clients with identifying and securing financing and resources available through the U.S. Small Business Administration, including 7a and 504 loans, along with opportunities available through the recent CARES Act, such as Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Paycheck Protection Program Loans. He serves on the board of directors of Premier Capital Corp., an SBA 504 Community Development Corporation.
In addition, Chad has built a niche practice in department of insurance single and multi-state market conduct examinations. He has traveled the country, collaborating with state regulators in their review of insurers and their products, from policies to operations, and sales to claims. Chad leverages this experience for insurance companies to improve their practices through the use of preventative internal and third party vendor audits and mock examinations.
Chad earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Evansville and the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Currently, Chad is a volunteer with the United Way of Central Indiana and serves on the boards of directors for several not-for-profits. Chad also is a member of the Bose McKinney & Evans Diversity Committee.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis (J.D., 2001)
University of Evansville (B.S., business administration/finance, 1996)
Honors / Awards
Received the MCM (Market Conduct Manager) designation from Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society (2010); United Way of Central Indiana Ardath Burkhart Leadership Series (2008); Indiana Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars Edition (Business/Corporate Law, 2009-2011); AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®; Guthrie May Outstanding Senior Service Award (University of Evansville)
Appearances / Publications
Chad has presented at seminars offered by Business Ownership Initiatives of Indiana on topics such as MBE/WBE certification, business entity selection and contracts. Chad also has presented and authored materials for continuing legal education seminars on real estate transactions.
Appointments / Memberships
American Bar Association; Indiana Bar Association (Legal Ethics Committee); Indianapolis Bar Association; Premier Capital Corporation (Board of Directors 2015 – present); Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society; Indianapolis Symphonic Choir (Board of Directors 2014 – 2017); Indiana Youth Group (past member of the Board of Directors); Fall Creek Place Homeowners Association Board of Directors (president, former treasurer, Design Review Committee member, 2009 – 2013); Business Ownership Initiative; Damien Cares, Inc. (President, Board of Directors); The Damien Center, Inc. (immediate past president; president of the Board of Directors, 2015 – 2018; Board of Directors, 2012 – current; Grande Masquerade annual fundraiser, co-chair, 2011 – present); United Way of Central Indiana; St. Mary’s Catholic Church; University of Evansville (LEAGUE volunteer and PIEE volunteer); College Mentors For Kids (2003 – 2005); Indianapolis Junior Chamber of Commerce (2003 – 2004)
AdmissionsIndiana, United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Indiana, United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Areas of Emphasis
- Business Services /
- Business Succession Planning /
- Corporate Governance /
- Environmental Law /
- Estate Administration /
- Estate and Wealth Transfer Planning /
- Estate Planning /
- Financing (Construction and Permanent) /
- Fraternity and Sorority Law /
- Hospitality and Alcoholic Beverage Law /
- Insurance /
- Land Use and Zoning /
- Leasing (Landlord and Tenant) /
- Mergers and Acquisitions /
- Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises /
- Not-for-Profit Organizations and Foundations /
- Real Estate /
- Real Estate Acquisition & Disposition (Office, Retail, Commercial, Industrial, Ag & Residential) /
- Real Estate Development and Construction /
- Regulatory Transactions