Bob Kassing has been a practicing attorney and a member of the firm since 1964, and a partner since 1969. Bob concentrates his practice on business consulting, business formation and structuring, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, and other business growth and exit strategies. Over the years, he has assisted many companies to make strategic business decisions. He has worked hard to understand his clients’ businesses and their goals for the future in order that he might provide business advice and legal counsel consistent with a client’s perspective. As evidence of Bob’s success, his peers have recognized him for many years as one of America’s top lawyers, as published in The Best Lawyers in America®. He was the managing partner from 1971 to 2004. In that capacity, he chaired the firm’s management committee, as well as a number of other firm and partner organizational functions.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Bloomington (J.D., cum laude, 1964)
Indiana University (B.S., 1959)
Honors / Awards
The Best Lawyers in America® 1995-2021; Indiana University Foundation President’s Award (2009) and Partners in Philanthropy award (2008); AV® Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Recognized in The National Registry of Who’s Who; Recognized as “Who’s Who in Law” by the Indianapolis Business Journal; and Order of the Coif Board of Editors, Indiana Law Journal (1963-1964).
Appointments / Memberships
Member: Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations; Indianapolis and Indiana Bar Foundations (charter member); Indiana University Maurer School of Law (Board of Visitors and Business Law Advisory Board); The Foundation for Lutheran Child and Family Services (board member and past president); several privately owned businesses (Boards of Directors; Trustee of Voting Shares).
Some Prior Appointments and Memberships: Chairman of the Board and Trustee for control shares, Kenra, Inc.; President and Board Member, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Alumni Association; Member, Executive Council, Indiana University Alumni Association; Board of Trustees, Columbia Club Foundation; Synod Council Member and Secretary, Indiana-Kentucky Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America; Board of Directors and Treasurer, Lutheran Child and Family Services; Board Member, Indianapolis Bar Association; Chair, $12 million Capital and Endowment Campaign, The Foundation for Lutheran Child and Family Services; The Indy Partnership Advisory Board member; Indiana and Indianapolis Chambers of Commerce; numerous other memberships and offices over the years.