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.


Lael Sweeney

Business Manager 

Life at PLG:

  • Joined PLG in 2014 to provide administrative and scheduling support, working alongside PLG lawyers to provide an efficient and positive client experience.

Life before PLG:

  • Previously held positions in copywriting and editing for various magazines and business journals.

  • Earned a B.A. in English from the University of Missouri

Life beyond PLG:

  • Lael lives in Fishers with her husband and two teenage children.


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