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Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP is one of Indiana’s most notable law firms having a highly focused concentration in construction law, business matters, and litigation.
DSV is Indianapolis-based and provides construction and business law services to the Midwest region.
The DSV Construction Services Group is one of the largest of its kind in the region providing representation on all aspects of construction projects.
From the design and planning of new projects and the development of construction contract documents, to claims prosecution and avoidance, and the resolution of disputes through alternative dispute resolution procedures or litigation, DSV construction attorneys represent clients of all sizes, including public and private owners, design professionals, general and trade contractors, construction managers, material suppliers, and sureties.
DSV actively participates in a variety of legal associations and construction trade associations and is involved in the education of industry professionals on the latest construction law issues. DSV attorneys led the effort to form the Construction and Surety Law Section of the Indiana Bar Association.
The DSV Business Services Group provides practical advice on a wide range of business law matters, including business entity formation, corporate governance concerns, director and officer responsibilities, the development of a business plan, and strategic planning. Consultation is available on a wide range of tax planning issues that affect the operations of business entities, including structuring the formation, purchase, sale, or reorganization of a business to provide the maximum tax benefits.
Succession planning for the transfer of personal assets and businesses to beneficiaries within the framework of the complex and ever evolving transfer tax system is an area where DSV attorneys provide aid and security to their clients. They can also assist with lifetime planning, which may include gifting programs, prenuptial agreements and family wealth preservation techniques.
In partnership with the DSV construction and corporate lawyers, the Business Services Group is able to provide legal counsel throughout the real estate development process and in the ownership and management of buildings and facilities. DSV real estate clients include landowners, developers, builders, municipalities, and individuals.
The DSV Litigation Services Group has an extensive amount of experience in jury and bench trials in state and federal courts and administrative agencies at both the trial and appellate court levels, as well as in arbitrations and mediations throughout the United States. DSV litigation attorneys protect the interests of a diverse group of clients such as individuals, businesses, not-for-profit corporations and public owners and agencies.
DSV attorneys also have significant alternative dispute resolution experience that enables them to advocate clients’ positions and negotiate a creative solution for almost any problem.
The DSV Labor and Employment Services Group provides legal counsel on a wide range of labor and employment law matters in Indiana and throughout the Midwest to HR professionals, business executives, and small businesses. Attorneys at Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP have extensive experience in Labor Disputes and Procedures, Employment Litigation, Labor and Management Relations, General Employment Counseling, and Employment Contracts and Policies.
DSV takes the time to learn about the business operations and needs of our clients, which better enables its attorneys to provide practical solutions to employment and labor problems. DSV strongly encourages clients to call for advice before making difficult employment and labor decisions, so that it can anticipate and prevent workplace problems before they arise.
DSV is committed to providing its employment law clients with individualized attention, responsiveness and the highest quality of business services to achieve practical solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner.