Rich focuses his practice on representing individuals and businesses in variety of commercial areas, including contract disputes, shareholder/owner disputes, trade secret and non-competes, auto supply chain issues, business and real estate transactions, business succession planning, regulatory matters and commercial litigation. He has experience litigating multi-million dollar disputes, with first chair trial and appellate experience in those disputes. He has experience representing manufacturers in stop-ship situations, and he has successfully obtained injunction orders preventing suppliers from terminating ongoing product supply. Rich also represents the Indiana Department of Insurance, Patients Compensation Fund, in tort and coverage cases. He has written and published law review articles on corporate law, appellate practice, and constitutional issues.
Rich has been selected as an Indiana Super Lawyers® consistently listed as one of Indiana’s top 50 Indiana Super Lawyers. In 2018, Rich was listed as a Top 25 Super Lawyer. From 2012-2019, Rich has been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America® and is Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent.
Rich was honored as Co-Recipient, Defense Lawyer of the Year Award by the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana in 2009. In 2011, Rich was awarded the Indiana State Bar Association, Litigation Section's Civility Award.
Rich is an active supporter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. In 2017, he raised over $200,000 in a ten-week period, and was recognized as ‘Man of the Year” for that accomplishment. In his free time, Rich enjoys playing hockey and golf. He is married with 2 children.