Ronald E. Elberger: Lawyer with Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

Ronald E. Elberger

Partner
Indianapolis,  IN  U.S.A.
Phone317.684.5195

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate Services
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • Sports
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Medical Professional Liability and Licensing Proceedings
  • Professional, Licensure, Liability and Disciplinary Litigation
 
University George Washington University (A.A., 1964; B.A., 1966); Research Assistant, Justice Abe Fortas, Supreme Court of the United States, August 2, 1968 - May 14, 1969); Legal Services Organization of Indianapolis, Inc. Director of Litigation, Chief Counsel, 1971
 
Law SchoolAmerican University, J.D., 1969; Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Law School, August, 1969 - August, 1971); assigned to Baltimore Legal Aid Bureau, Law Reform Unit, 1970)
 
Admitted1969, Maryland (inactive); 1970, District of Columbia; 1971, Indiana; 1970, United States Court of Military Appeals; 1970, United States Tax Court; 1973, Supreme Court of the United States; United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Columbia; United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana; United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana; United States District Court for the District of Colorado; United States District Court for the District of Nebraska; United States District Court for the District of Maryland
 
Memberships 

Appointments / Memberships

Member: Ball State University Digital Policy Institute (Board of Directors, 2011-present); Indiana Civil Liberties Union, Inc. (president and chairperson, 1972-1977); National Council for the School of Media and Public Affairs of The George Washington University (2000-2011); Flanner House, Inc. (Board of Directors, 1999-2006); Flanner House of Indianapolis, Inc. (Advisory Board, 2007-present); Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers; Emmis Communications Corporation (vice president / general counsel, 1986-1998 and vice president - litigation and assistant secretary, 1999-2002); Cardboard Shoe Productions, Inc. (vice president, 1986-2002); Chip Ganassi Racing Teams, Inc. (IRL, IPS, Grand Am) (vice president, general counsel and assistant secretary, 2000-2011) (vice president and assistant secretary, 2010-present); American Civil Liberties Union (Board of Directors, 1972-1980); The Children's Museum of Indianapolis (Board of Directors, 1994-2003; Distinguished Advisor to the Board of Trustees, 2003 - present); Indianapolis Bar Foundation (fellow, 2000- ); Indianapolis Bar Association; Indiana State Bar Foundation (fellow, 2002- ); Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

 
BornNewark, New Jersey, March 13, 1945
 
Biography

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; 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 ” (2005-2012); 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)

 
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Ronald E. Elberger

111 Monument Circle, Suite 2700
IndianapolisIN 46204




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