Mr. Elberger is a partner at Bose McKinney & Evans and chair of the Sports, Entertainment and Media Group. He is also a member and former chair of the Litigation Group, and a member of the Appellate Group and Health Group. He practices in the areas of litigation, constitutional/civil rights law, entertainment law, sports law, appellate law and professional responsibility/disciplinary law. Mr. Elberger is a ten year distinguished advisor to and former nine year member of the Board of Trustees for the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. He served for more than sixteen years as a member of the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana and on three occasions served as president of the Board. He received his law degree from American University, and has been a practicing attorney in Indiana since 1971, a member of the firm since 1972 and a partner since 1981. Mr. Elberger is a member of the Indianapolis, Maryland and District of Columbia Bar Associations, as well as the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.
Honors / Awards
Included in The Best Lawyers in America for more than twenty years in the areas of commercial litigation, sports, entertainment, television and motion pictures, legal malpractice and professional responsibility / ethics; College Mentors for Kids Inspire Award Finalist (2015); Outstanding Volunteer Award from the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana (2014); Distinguished Barrister, Indiana Lawyer 2013 Leadership in Law Award; Best Lawyers' 2013 Indianapolis Professional Malpractice Law (Plaintiffs and Defendants) Lawyer of the Year Award; Best Lawyers' 2013 Indianapolis Legal Malpractice Law (Plaintiffs and Defendants) Lawyer of the Year Award; American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare” 2001 and 2002 Indianapolis Business Journal's “Who's Who in Law” Sagamore of the Wabash, awarded by Governor Evan Bayh; “Who's Who in Midwest” “Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America; “Who's Who in American Law” (5th Ed.-13th Ed.); “Who's Who in America” “Who's Who in the World” Distinguished Advisor, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis; Chambers USA top ranking in litigation (2003-2011, 2013); Voted the “top point getter” in the 2004 Indiana Super Lawyers balloting, and a top 50 “Indiana Super Lawyers ” (2004-2012); AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Robert G. Risk Award for Outstanding Service to the Indiana Civil Liberties Union (1977)
Appearances / Publications
Speaker: “Racing Attorney Conference 2012” (North Carolina Bar Foundation); “Computer Abuse and Fraud Act, Trade Secrets and Confidential Information” “NCAA Ethics Seminar for Non-Practicing Attorneys” (2010, 2013); “There's Money in That Paper - Some People Call It a Talent Contract (Indianapolis Bar Association); “Civil Litigation Strategies and Trial Tactics” (ICLEF); “Ethics: What's New” (Indianapolis Bar Association, Bench - Bar Conference); “Professional Responsibility: Indiana Law Update” (ICLEF, 2000); “Ethics and the Trial Lawyer” (ITLA Annual Institute); “1st Amendment Ethics” (Indianapolis Bar Association, Bench-Bar Conference); Ethics Update (2005)
2000- ); Indianapolis Bar Association; Indiana State Bar Foundation (Fellow, 2002- ); Bar Association of the District of Columbia.