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Thad is a skilled and experienced real estate lawyer, having counseled and represented clients in buying, selling, leasing, developing, and financing all types of commercial and residential properties, in business entity formation and development, in agency and licensing law matters, and in real estate litigation. Thad’s clients include landlords, tenants, developers, investors, lenders, owner-occupants, and brokers.

Thad is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® (2019-2024) for his work in the area of real estate law, is also listed in Indiana Super Lawyers® (2021-2024), and has received the AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Other Info About Thad


Law School

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 1997, magna cum laude

Order of the Coif

Managing Editor, Indiana Law Journal

Forrest E. Jump Memorial Scholarship

Glenn D. Peters Scholarship

Undergraduate School

Butler University, B.S. in Finance, 1994, cum laude

Bar Memberships

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

Indiana, 1997


Thad is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana


Local & National Recognition

Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating

The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2019-2024

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2021-2024

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Indianapolis Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Carmel High School Volleyball Booster Club, Treasurer, 2022-present

Indianapolis Alumni Chapter of Sigma Chi, Inc., President, 2012-2018; Vice President, 2000-2012; Director, 1999-present

East 91st Street Christian Church, member and volunteer, 2003-present

Carmel Dads’ Club, girls volleyball, basketball, and softball coach, 2013-2017

Sigma Chi Fraternity Rho Chapter, Advisory Board Member, 1997-2013


Thad was invited to speak at the following events:

“Securities Law Issues Involved When Buying Real Estate with Other People’s Money,” Private Money & Syndication Academy Conference, 2013

Guest instructor, Real Estate Finance course, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, September 19, 2011

Agency Law instructor at Annual Indiana Real Estate Conference of the Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors, 2004-2009

Major Publications

Thad is an author or contributor to the following publications:

“Not in My Backyard: A Critique of Current Indiana Law on Land Use Moratoria,” Indiana Law Journal: Vol. 72: Iss. 3, Article 6, 1997