Darren focuses his practice on resolving business and commercial disputes. Darren represents manufacturers, financial institutions, public utilities, and other businesses in a variety of disputes, including breach of contract actions, director and officer liability claims, securities disputes, and disputes relating to trade secrets and covenants not to compete. Darren also helps clients avoid litigation by assisting them with contract drafting, review, and negotiation. He currently serves as loss-prevention counsel to Frost Brown Todd, providing advice on professional responsibility issues.
February 20, 2018
Represent manufacturers in breach of contract and breach of warranty claims.
Represent manufacturers in litigation and arbitration concerning disputes with suppliers and customers.
Assist businesses to develop standard contracts for suppliers and customers and to review and negotiate contract terms.
Represent banks in disputes arising under the Uniform Commercial Code and consumer protection laws.
Represent public utilities in disputes related to fuel-supply contracts and land-use rights.
Represent owners, directors, and officers of businesses in suits alleging securities violations and breaches of fiduciary duty.
Represent businesses in disputes relating to use of trade secrets.
Represent businesses in disputes relating to scope and enforceability of restrictive covenants.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2004, magna cum laude
Purdue University, B.A., 1995, English and Philosophy, with distinction
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Honorable Deborah L. Cook
U.S. Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Chambers USA, Recognized Practitioner, Litigation: General Commercial, 2018
Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2016-2018
Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2012–2015
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Indy’s Best and Brightest Finalist, Law, 2010
International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy Graduate, 2010
Indianapolis Bar Association, Bar Leader Series Class VI, 2008-2009
Order of the Coif, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2004
Notes and Comments Editor, Indiana Law Journal, 2003–2004
Chancellor’s Fellow, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2001-2004
Phi Beta Kappa, Purdue University, 1995
Indiana State Bar Association
Indianapolis Bar Association
Michele for IPS, campaign committee treasurer, 2018
Community Montessori School, Inc., board of directors, 2014-2018
Riley Cheer Guild, Inc., board of directors, 2008-2014
Indianapolis Bar Foundation, distinguished fellow, 2012