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Posted on: Dec 13, 2016

Take a minute to read about the communications chair of our executive committee, Andrew Thompson, Thompson Law Office!

Q: Where do you currently practice and for how long have you practiced? 

A: I've had my own solo practice, the Thompson Law Office for the past seven (7) years. Overall I've practiced for 26 years now.

Q: What is your background as a business law practice section attorney?

A: I joined the business law section when I moved back downtown three years ago. My clients are mostly small businesses and small business owners. I've handled a wide range of commercial and business litigation, but I enjoy planning the future and working on funding and acquisition deals for my clients.        

Q: What are you most excited about for the Business Law Section?

A: Candidly, I'm excited to see how many younger attorneys are stepping up within our section and taking the reins of leadership. Our section has a bright future with the talent on the Executive Committee, and throughout the IndyBar.

Q: What has been the most surprising thing you’ve learned in your years as an attorney?

There is always a new and interesting legal challenge ahead, no matter how long you've practiced.

Q: What has been your proudest moment as an attorney?

Building a successful solo practice - as hard as it is, it's been tremendously rewarding.

Q: What is your favorite piece of advice?

A: Approach every day with the attitude of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks: "Let's play two!"

Q: What type of community service or philanthropy do you engage in?

A:

  •  Community Action of Great Indianapolis
  • 16 Park - New Star Ministries outreach
  • Autism Society of Indiana
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Alzheimer's Association of Central Indiana
  • I also ran for Congress in 2016

At present, I'm not serving on the board of any of these and I'm looking for new board service opportunities.

Q: What would people be surprised to learn about you?

A: Plenty, I'm sure!

This article was submitted by Andrew Thompson, Thompson Law Office. If you would like to submit content or write an article for the Business Law Section page, please email Kim Ferguson at kferguson@indybar.org.

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