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Derek G. Raymond


T: 317.453.8694 | Mobile: 248.974.7917
F: 317.630.2790

Legal Assistant

Debi Alexander

T: 317.237.0500


Derek represents businesses and individuals in state and federal court in all aspects of real estate and business litigation. Derek has argued in various trial courts across the state of Indiana, the Indiana Court of Appeals, and several zoning boards. His experience includes cases involving the following:

  • Contract and lease disputes
  • Commercial landlord / tenant disputes and evictions
  • Construction and lien disputes
  • Mortgage foreclosure and banking litigation
  • Easement and right-of-way disputes
  • Eminent domain, tax sales, and quiet title
  • Breach of implied and express warranties
  • Zoning and land use

Prior to joining the Firm, Derek served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Thomas J. Felts in the Allen Circuit Court. Derek assisted Judge Felts with the Allen Circuit Court civil docket by conducting legal research prior to hearings, assessing oral arguments, providing recommendations, and drafting orders. Derek served as Judge Pro Tempore hearing a variety of civil and family law cases, ruling on evidentiary disputes during hearings, and drafting final orders. He also served as a Family Law Arbitrator hearing dissolution, custody, parenting time, and support cases.

Professional Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Indiana Bar Foundation
    • Golf Committee Member
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indianapolis State Bar Association
  • IndyBar
    • Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • The University of Michigan Alumni Association

Civic & Community Involvement

  • Indiana Kids Election
  • Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition, Volunteer Judge
  • The Penrod Society, Member
  • We the People Competition

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch - Commercial Litigation, 2023
  • Indiana Super Lawyers® - Rising Star, 2021-2022

In The News

              Press Release

              1. Jun 01, 2021

                New Location. Same Dedication.

              2. Dec 18, 2017

                Derek Raymond Joins Lewis Wagner

              Practice Areas

              Bar Admissions

              • State of Indiana, 2016

              Courts of Practice

              • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2016
              • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2016


              • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2016
                • Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition: Oral Argument Honors, Octofinalist
                • Maurer Transactional Drafting Competition: Overall Competition Winner, Best Seller’s Draft Award
                • Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality, Notes Editor
                • Protective Order Project, Executive Board, Treasurer
                • Elmore Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
              • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A., 2013