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Andi M. Metzel

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Andi Metzel is a partner in Benesch’s Litigation, Real Estate & Environmental, Transportation & Logistics and China Practice Groups. She focuses her practice on complex commercial and "bet the company" litigation, including shareholder and corporate governance disputes, fraud, RICO, land use, construction, shareholder derivative suits, business torts, supply chain, class actions, product liability, trade secrets and non-compete disputes. Andi represents both corporate and individual clients in federal and state courts and before local and state administrative bodies and agencies. She has extensive experience negotiating resolutions in complex business, personal and transactional matters and is involved in many aspects of development and strategic consulting for businesses seeking to invest and grow in Indiana and around the United States. Andi strongly encourages a cooperative dialogue among government and industry leaders and is actively engaged in the ongoing effort to enable businesses to succeed in a competitive global marketplace.

In October of 2015, Andi was elected as vice president of the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) for 2015-16. Her term will expire in October 2016, after which she will become president-elect and then president of the ISBA. As president, she will represent the single largest legal organization in the state.

In August of 2011, Andi was appointed by the Indiana Supreme Court and presently continues to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission.

  • EDUCATION

    • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1996, J.D.
    • Franklin College, 1991, B.A., Political Science, Philosophy
    • Drew University, 1990, United Nations Program
    • Acadia University, 1989, International Relations, Politics
  • BAR ADMISSIONS/ASSOCIATIONS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • Indiana State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

    • Vice President, Indiana State Bar Association, 2015-2016
    • Chair, House of Delegates of the Indiana State Bar Association, 2015
    • Board of Directors, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2010
    • Legal Ethics Committee, Indiana State Bar Association, 2010
    • Development Chair, Indianapolis Bar Foundation, 2008
    • Board of Governors, District 11 Representative, Indiana State Bar Association, 2008-2009
    • Board of Directors, D.A.R.E. Indiana, 2000-2008
    • Board of Governors, Secretary, Indiana State Bar Association, 2007
    • Chair-Women in the Law Division, Indiana State Bar Association, 2006-2007
    • Executive Committee - Land Use Section, Indianapolis Bar Association
    • Advisory Panel Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, IndyCREW Network of Commercial Real Estate Women
    • Alcohol Beverage Subcommittee Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • Land Use & Zoning Section Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • Employment & Labor Section Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • Litigation Section Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • Corporate Counsel Section Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • Employment & Labor Relations Committee Member, American Bar Association
    • Women Advocate Committee Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers