Litigator and Former Judge Jeanne Hamilton Joins the Indianapolis Office

October 2014

Litigator and former judge Jeanne Hamilton has joined the firm as a partner, continuing the expansion of the Indianapolis office.

Jeanne Hamilton has been practicing law for more than 23 years. A seasoned litigator, she defends corporate clients against all manner of claims, including, but not limited to: torts, employment issues, transportation matters, contracts, real estate, and issues with administrative agencies. Her knowledge encompasses all aspects of litigation, as well as corporate filings, insurance needs, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance. After serving as a state superior court judge in Hancock County, Indiana, she served as general counsel for Novelty, Inc., a toy manufacturing and distribution company where she supervised all aspects of litigation and insurance matters and was involved in the negotiation of contracts including licenses, sales representation agreements, customer marketing agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements. She also acted as a corporate representative to all regulatory agencies and a lobbyist.

Connie Lindman, managing partner of the Indianapolis office, states "Jeanne is a first rate litigator. She brings the talent and energy that we’re looking for at SmithAmundsen. We are committed to finding like-minded attorneys to grow our Indianapolis office.”

An Indianapolis native, Jeanne is an active member of several local organizations including The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, and the Boys & Girls Club of Zionsville.

Jeanne will practice out of SmithAmundsen’s Indianapolis office, located at 201 North Illinois Street, Suite 1400, Capital Center, South Tower, Indianapolis, IN 46204. Jeanne joins the firm’s growing team in Indianapolis, including Constance Lindman, Dennis Schell, Eric Lamb, and Suzanne Newcomb.