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U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Names Densborn Blachly 2020 Best Law Firm

INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. News & World Report, in partnership with Best Lawyers®, announced today its 2020 “Best Law Firm” rankings, recognizing Densborn Blachly LLP as a “Best Law Firm” for the seventh year in a row. Of over 14,000 law firms reviewed, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ranked Densborn Blachly “Best Law Firm” in Indianapolis the following 11 practice areas:

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) – Tier 1 recognition
  • Corporate Law – Tier 1 recognition
  • Banking and Finance Law 
  • Copyright Law 
  • Information Technology Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law 
  • Insurance Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law 
  • Patent Law 
  • Real Estate Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey, the Law Firm Leaders Survey and Best Lawyers peer review. 

“We are grateful for the lawyers and other professionals we have assembled here at Densborn Blachly,” said Densborn Blachly Managing Partner David Blachly. “All have a passion for excellence and consistently work to provide the highest level of service. To our clients and colleagues who have advocated for our inclusion among the Best Law Firms, we humbly say, ‘Thank You’.”

View Densborn Blachly’s rankings by clicking here

About Densborn Blachly LLP
Densborn Blachly LLP is a partnership of respected business, real estate and litigation lawyers who are mission-driven to achieve desired client outcomes with energy, practicality, integrity and differentiating skill. Broad experience and deep business understanding enable Densborn Blachly lawyers to spot opportunities, thwart risks, and find solutions where others might fail to look. Learn more at dblaw.com

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Five Densborn Blachly Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

Don Densborn recognized as 2020 Lawyer of the Year for Business Organization Law in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – Five Densborn Blachly LLP lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, an annual publication highlighting the top legal talent in the United States. The Best Lawyers in America designation highlights the top five percent of practicing lawyers in the U.S. and is organized by state, city and practice area. 

“We are delighted that half of our lawyers have been named Best Lawyers®, and we have every reason to believe the others one day will be as well,” said Managing Partner David Blachly. “As a peer-reviewed designation, this is a highly coveted honor that means a great deal.”

Blachly received Best Lawyer® recognition in both the areas of Corporate Law and Insurance Law. His clients include mid-sized businesses and larger entrants in the insurance industry.

Don Densborn received recognition as a Best Lawyer® in the areas of Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Banking and Finance Law and Business Organizations Law (including limited liability companies and partnerships). He was specially recognized by his peers as the 2020 Lawyer of the Year for Business Organization Law in Indianapolis. In prior years, Densborn has received Lawyer of the Year accolades in the areas of Business Organizations Law (2017 and 2018) and Banking and Finance Law (2017).

Alexa Woods, who engages primarily in real property conveyancing, leasing and finance, is perennially named a Best Lawyer® in the area of Real Estate Law.

Jim Coles’ broad intellectual property expertise gained him 2020 recognition in the areas of Patent Law, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Technology Law and Information Technology Law. Coles was chosen Indianapolis’ Lawyer of the Year in Copyright Law in 2014 and 2019, Trademark Law in 2015 and Information Technology Law in 2016.

John Fleming, whose practice largely involves commercial and real estate financing transactions, received recognition in the areas of Commercial Transactions/UCC Law and Corporate Law.  

To learn more about The Best Lawyers in America and Lawyer of the Year visit https://www.bestlawyers.com/America.

About Densborn Blachly LLP

Densborn Blachly LLP is a partnership of respected business, real estate and litigation lawyers who are mission-driven to achieve desired client outcomes with energy, practicality, integrity and differentiating skill. Broad experience and deep business understanding enable Densborn Blachly lawyers to spot opportunities, thwart risks, and find solutions where others might fail to look. Learn more at dblaw.com.

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IFLR1000 Ranks Densborn Blachly and Partner Top in Financial Law in 2019

Partner Brian Bouggy receives special recognition

INDIANAPOLIS – Global legal outlet, IFLR1000, announced today that Densborn Blachly LLP and partner Brian Bouggy are among the top law firms and lawyers in the world for financial and corporate transactional work. 

“It’s a tremendous honor to be among just seven Indiana law firms recognized by IFLR100,” said Managing Partner David Blachly. “More importantly, partner Brian Bouggy’s recognition by IFLR1000 is a testament to the high level of service and dedication he provides his clients.”

Bouggy, an experienced attorney who focuses on entrepreneurship, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, is one of only four attorneys recognized and ranked by IFLR1000 in the state of Indiana. He’s named a Rising Star in the areas of banking and mergers and acquisitions. 

IFLR1000 ranks law firms and attorneys in 120 jurisdictions based on transactional evidence, client feedback and peer feedback. In 2019, it recognized 2,000 firms and 14,000 attorneys around the world. It is the only international legal directory dedicated to ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis of financial and corporate transactional work.

Read more on IFLR1000 and the 2019 rankings. 

About Densborn Blachly LLP

Densborn Blachly LLP is a partnership of respected business, real estate and litigation lawyers who are mission-driven to achieve desired client outcomes with energy, practicality, integrity and differentiating skill. Broad experience and deep business understanding enable Densborn Blachly lawyers to spot opportunities, thwart risks, and find solutions where others might fail to look. Learn more at dblaw.com.

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Media Contact:
Jennifer Erbacher
jennifer@holsapplecommunications.com
(812) 483-5124

James A. Coles Named 2019 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" in Indianapolis Area.

Indianapolis, August 15, 2018 — Densborn Blachly, LLP attorney James A. Coles was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Copyright Law in the Indianapolis area.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, James A. Coles was also listed in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:

  • Information Technology Law
  • Technology Law
  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

4 Densborn Blachly, LLP Lawyers Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

Indianapolis, August 15, 2018 — Densborn Blachly, LLP is pleased to announce that 4 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide,” says CEO Phillip Greer.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Densborn Blachly, LLP would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America list:

  • David G. BlachlyInsurance Law, Corporate Law
  • James A. ColesInformation Technology Law, Technology Law, Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law
  • Donald K. DensbornMergers and Acquisitions Law, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Alexa WoodsReal Estate Law

Best Lawyers Selects DB Attorneys

Densborn Blachly is pleased to announce that 4 attorneys were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2017.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The Best Lawyers lists of attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the lists.

DB Welcomes Sebastian Spears

Densborn Blachly is pleased to announce that Sebastian Spears has permanently joined the DB family. Sebastian is originally from the Indianapolis area, and previously served DB as a clerk while finishing his degree at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from Southern Methodist University, and now plans to focus primarily on corporate and commercial law.