Life at PLG: Founder and principal of PLG, leading our team and managing all business functions for the firm. Concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, mediation, and business strategy. Recognized in 2009 and 2010 as an “Indiana Rising Star” (the top 5% of Indiana lawyers under 40), and as an “Indiana SuperLawyer” (the top 5% of all Indiana lawyers) every year since 2010; included in every edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” since 2013. Life before PLG: Litigation partner with Taft, Stettinius & Hollister, one of the largest law firms in the United States, where he developed a national business litigation and trial practice. Served as the 2012 Chair of the Litigation Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association. Graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1992) and Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington (J.D. Cum Laude 1995). Life beyond PLG: Instructor and program chair for the annual Indiana Trial Advocacy College, and frequent speaker on legal and business issues. Chairman Emeritus of the Children’s Organ Transplant Association, a national charity that raises over $5 million per year for children who need life-saving organ transplants. Lives in Indianapolis with his wife and their two teenage children.


Ian Goodman

Attorney at Law

Ian is a business and insurance litigator with trial experience beyond his years. He understands that the most effective way to represent clients is to invest time in building close-knit, long-term relationships with them. Regardless of the nature or size of a client, Ian’s approach is to first determine what the client wants to achieve; next, identify options; and then create and execute a plan of attack.

Life at PLG:

  • Represents businesses of all sizes, from Fortune 500 corporations to local companies.

  • Represents insurance companies and insureds in insurance coverage, insurance bad faith and third-party litigation.

  • Has tried multiple cases as lead counsel, both before juries and judges.

  • Advises insurance companies pre-suit on issues of coverage.

  • Trusted by businesses to advise on operational matters and pre-suit disputes.

Life before PLG:

  • First-chaired several jury trials and bench trials.

  • Practiced at an insurance defense law firm, representing insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation.

Life beyond PLG:

  • Recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

  • Represents prisoners pro bono in civil rights litigation.

  • Graduated from Indiana University (B.A. 2009) and Indiana University McKinney School of Law (J.D. 2012).


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