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Terry concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law and surety law. Terry is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (past member of the Board of Governors). His practice includes contract review and negotiation, contract preparation, risk management, litigation, claims avoidance and general construction advice to all participants in the construction industry.

Terry is a frequent speaker for construction and commercial groups and has lectured and written numerous articles for several industry groups and professional organizations in the construction industry. Terry is also a mediator and arbitrator of construction cases.

Other Info About Terry


Law School

Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 1981

Undergraduate School

Denison University, B.A., 1978, Economics and English

Bar Memberships

Terry is licensed to practice in the following state(s):



Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®: Construction Law, 2005-2024, “Lawyer of the Year,” 2024; Commercial Litigation, 2007-2024; Litigation – Construction, 2011-2024, “Lawyer of the Year,” 2015, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2024

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2007–2024

Named one of the top 800 construction lawyers in the world by Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2022

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Industry, former Chair, 2013-2014; former Chair of Technology Committee, 2010-2012; Governing Committee, 2008-2011; Division 7 Chairperson, 2003-2005; TIPS Fidelity/Surety Law Committee; and Construction Litigation Committee

American College of Construction Lawyers, Treasurer and Board of Governors member, former Co-Chair of Insurance Committee

Indiana Constructors, Inc.

Asphalt Paving Association of Indiana, Education Committee

Associated General Contractors of Indiana

Surety Association of Indiana

Indiana State Bar Association, 1981-present

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Concerts for a Cause, Board Member

Orchard Park Presbyterian Church Session Member

Hamilton County Youth Summer Meals Program

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