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.
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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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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.
- 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.
Indianapolis, August 15, 2018 — Densborn Blachly, LLP is pleased to announce that 4 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 lawyernamed to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America list:
- David G. Blachly – Insurance Law, Corporate Law
- James A. Coles – Information Technology Law, Technology Law, Copyright Law, Patent Law, Trademark Law
- Donald K. Densborn – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
- Alexa Woods – Real Estate Law
Densborn Blachly is pleased to announce that the firm is listed in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Best Law Firms are chosen for persistently impressive ratings by clients and peers as to the quality of their work, their professionalism and their integrity.
Indianapolis, August 16, 2017 — Densborn Blachly LLP is pleased to announce that 4 lawyers have been included in the 2018 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.
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.
Densborn Blachly is pleased to announce Don Densborn was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2017 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year”. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location.
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.
pi lab, the company behind the breakthrough interactive toy, EDWIN™ the Duck, was named Scale-up Company of the Year at TechPoint’s 17th annual Mira Awards, honoring the best of tech in Indiana. The award recognizes a high-growth technology company which has gained traction and could be Indiana’s next big technology success story. The Mira Awards judges were impressed by pi lab’s early success in marketing EDWINtm the Duck and the company’s near-term growth prospects as it continues to execute on its go-to-market strategy. pi lab adds the Scale-up Company of the Year award to a growing list of accolades, which includes the 2015 Mira Award for Mobile Technology Product of the Year, the CES 2016 Kids at Play Interactive Innovation Award and Grand Prize at the 2015 Innovation Showcase in Indianapolis.
Congratulations to Matt MacBeth, Don Inmon, and the rest of the pi lab team on Edwin’s success!
Densborn Blachly attorney Jim Coles will present “Intellectual Property and Other Legal Issues for the Digital Technology Venture” on Friday, April 22. The program is being presented as part of Centric’s World IP Day event at Developertown, in Indianapolis.
Coles is Of Counsel at Densborn Blachly, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property group. His principal practice areas include Patent Law, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Technology Transactions and IP Agreements. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.