Aggressive And Respected Indiana Trial Lawyers

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Brad Catlin


Practice Areas

  • Class Actions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
Brad Catlin Recognized By Best Lawyers


  • Notre Dame Law School, Indiana
    • J.D. - 05/1999
  • Wabash College
    • A.B. - 05/1996
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Honor Scholar

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1999
  • Ohio, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Honors Scholar, Wabash College
  • Judicial Clerk to Judge Mary DeGenaro, Ohio Court of Appeals
  • Indiana Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2022
  • Distinguished Rating from Martindale-Hubbell*

Representative Cases

  • Lite Machines Corp. v. Defendant (2006)—Represented business in business and trade secrets dispute with former employee and contractor; matter settled during trial for confidential amount.
  • Hayes Lemmerz Intern., Inc. v. Law Firm (2011)—Represented plaintiff in legal malpractice case, resulting in judgment for substantial damages following bench trial; matter settled on appeal for confidential amount.
  • Barfield v. Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative (2018)—Represented a class of Missouri landowners against trespassing electric companies; the case resulted in a $130.5 million jury verdict.
  • State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Radcliff—Represented contractor in defamation action against an insurance company; the case resulted in a $14.5 million jury verdict.
  • Harmon v. Central Electric Power Cooperative—Represented a class of Missouri landowners against a trespassing electric company; the case resulted in a $6.5 million settlement.

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Indianapolis Law Club

Past Positions

  • Ohio Seventh District Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 06/2001 to 08/2008

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Theta Delta Chi

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.