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Stephen A. Stitle



Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Indiana University, A.B.



Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court of the United States

Steve Stitle is a member of the firm's Banking & Financial Institutions and Business & Transactions Practice Groups, chief operating officer of the firm and managing partner of our Indiana operations. He is the former chairman of PNC Bank, Indiana, former president of National City Bank in Indiana and executive vice president of National City Corporation. He held executive positions at Eli Lilly & Company for nearly 25 years where he was secretary and deputy general counsel, president of Lilly Canada; president of Hybritech, a Lilly subsidiary in San Diego; vice president of global human resources; vice president of global corporate affairs and head of Lilly’s Washington office. He was a member of Lilly’s board of directors and was vice president of the pharmaceutical firm when he left Lilly.


  • Junior Achievement of Indiana Business Hall of Fame: 2016 Laureate
  • Masquerade Honoree: Simon Youth Foundation
  • Outstanding Service to the Community Award: Pacers Foundation
  • Recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash Award
  • Outstanding Alumni Award from Indiana University School of Law
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Banking and Finance Law: 2021, 2022

  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Corporate Law: 2021, 2022

  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Financial Services Regulation Law: 2021, 2022

Memberships & Involvement

  • Board of Directors: Central Indiana Corporate Partnership; Center for Leadership Development; Past Chair, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce; Indiana University Foundation; St. Vincent’s Heart Center of Indiana; Simon Youth Foundation; Develop Indy
  • Board of Trustees: Junior Achievement of Central Indiana 
  • Board Chair: St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Centers, Inc.