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.

 
 

Nerinda Vaughn

Paralegal 

Life at PLG:

  • Joined PLG in 2019 as a paralegal, where she provides legal and administrative support to the civil litigation and criminal defense practice groups.

Life before PLG:

  • Nerinda has a 23-year background in paralegal support.

  • Her experience includes support for attorneys in bankruptcy, civil litigation, products and premises liability, insurance defense, and insurance dispute litigation.

  • Has worked on trial teams for a variety of practice groups, conducting investigations and field work.

Life beyond PLG:

  • Nerinda has three grown children. Her youngest is a biology major at Purdue.

  • She enjoys spending time reading true crime novels and outdoor activities.

  • She has an eight-year-old English mastiff, Zeus, that she rescued.

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Tel: 317.550.1855
Fax: 317.569.6016
Email: Nerinda@paganelligroup.com