Awards & Recognition

DSV Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

On Thursday, April 21, 2016, Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP (“DSV”) celebrated its 20 Year Anniversary with 200 guests in attendance, including employees and clients. During the celebration, Mike Drewry honored several long standing staff members that have been with the firm for 15+ years: Belinda Bowersox (19 years); Roxanne Kogler (18 years); Mary Kay Lindop-Speitel (15 years); and Lori Garrison (14 years).  Special recognition also went to Leisa Ward, who worked with Mike Drewry and Dave Simmons for 25+ years, including her 17 years at DSV, before she retired in 2013.

In addition to the celebration with our clients and colleagues, DSV partnered with The Julian Center and pledged to donate $5 on behalf of every attendee. DSV also encouraged our guests to donate items that were needed by The Julian Center and was very appreciative of the generous amount of items donated.

On behalf of everyone at DSV, we are grateful to the clients and friends of the firm that have been a part of our journey and supported us for the past 20 years.

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DSV Attorneys Honored as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2016

Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP (DSV), is proud to announce its attorneys that were recently honored by being selected as “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” in the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine.  In total, DSV had fifteen (15) attorneys selected for these honors.  We also had two attorneys named as Top 50, Michael Drewry and David Simmons. The 2016 DSV Indiana Super Lawyers are: Michael Drewry (Construction Litigation); David Simmons (Construction Litigation); David Vornehm (Construction Litigation); Thomas Grau (Professional Liability: Defense); David Temple (Professional Liability: Defense); Joseph Leone (Construction Litigation); and Sean Devenney (Construction Litigation).

The 2016 DSV Indiana Rising Stars are: Patrick Drewry (Construction Litigation); Matthew Schafer (Civil Litigation: Defense); William Kelley (Construction Litigation); Daniel Drewry (Construction Litigation); Christopher Drewry (Construction Litigation); Scott Fisher (Construction Litigation); Erik Mroz (Environmental); and Marc Stearns (Civil Litigation: Defense).

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  For more information, including a full list of the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, visit http://www.superlawyers.com/indiana/.

DSV is a twenty-four (24) attorney law firm with offices located in Carmel, Indianapolis, and Merrillville, Indiana.  For additional information, visit www.DSVlaw.com or follow DSV on Twitter, @DSVlaw.

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Jennifer Strange Named IndyBar Young Lawyer of the Year for 2015

Jennifer L. Strange of Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP was named IndyBar Young Lawyer of the Year on November 18th at the IndyBar Recognition Awards which honored Indy’s leading legal professionals.  Jennifer is an associate at DSV and a member of the firm’s Health Care Services Group.  Jennifer focuses her practice on long term health care representation and medical malpractice defense.  She also represents licensed health care providers before Indiana’s health related Boards and Committees.  Jennifer earned her J.D. from Indiana University – Robert H. McKinney School of Law.  She received a B.A. from Butler University. Jennifer is an active member of the Indianapolis Bar Association.  She is a graduate of the IBA’s Bar Leader Series, Class XI (2013-2014).  And, she has been a member of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Board since 2014, where she currently serves as Co-Chair of the Social Committee.  She is also a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Defense Research Institute.  Jennifer volunteers for Dress for Success and serves on the Board of Directors for I.W.I.N. Foundation.

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DSV Attorneys Honored as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2015

Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP (DSV), is proud to announce its attorneys that were recently honored by being selected as “Super Lawyers” or “Rising Stars” in the 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers magazine.  In total, DSV had seventeen (17) attorneys selected for these honors.  The 2015 DSV Indiana Super Lawyers are: Michael Drewry (Construction Litigation); David Simmons (Construction Litigation); David Vornehm (Construction Litigation); Thomas Grau (Professional Liability: Defense); David Temple (Professional Liability: Defense); Joseph Leone (Construction Litigation); and Sean Devenney (Construction Litigation).

The 2015 DSV Indiana Rising Stars are: Patrick Drewry (Construction Litigation); Matthew Schafer (Civil Litigation: Defense); William Kelley (Construction Litigation); Daniel Drewry (Construction Litigation); Andy Mallon (State, Local & Municipal); Christopher Drewry (Construction Litigation); Russell Webb (Real Estate); Erik Mroz (Environmental); Barclay Wong (Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense); and Marc Stearns (Civil Litigation: Defense).

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  For more information, including a full list of the 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, visit http://www.superlawyers.com/indiana/.

DSV is a twenty-six attorney law firm with offices located in Carmel, Indianapolis, and Merrillville, Indiana.  For additional information, visit www.DSVlaw.com or follow DSV on Twitter, @DSVlaw.

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