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Faegre Baker Daniels Welcomes Eight New Associates in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 25, 2013) — Eight new lawyers have joined the Indiana offices of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP as associates in six practice groups, including construction and real estate litigation, corporate, finance and restructuring, intellectual property, labor and employment, and litigation and advocacy. 

Nationally, 33 new lawyers are joining nine of the firm’s U.S. locations. In Indiana, five will practice from the Indianapolis office, two from Fort Wayne and one from South Bend.

All of the new lawyers have previous experience as law clerks, summer associates, legal interns or judicial externs, or in previous non-legal professional careers. FaegreBD’s new associate lawyers in Indiana are:

Stephanie L. Boxell is a member of the litigation and advocacy practice in Indianapolis. Before graduating from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013, she was a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Boxell interned for five nonprofit corporations through the Council of State Governments in Washington, D.C., before receiving her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 2010.

Matthew A. Brown is a member of the firm’s labor and employment group in Indianapolis after graduating summa cum laude from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013. After earning a bachelor’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University in 2006 and during law school, he worked for the Indiana State Personnel Department — first as an employee relations specialist, then as director of dispute resolution.

Anne E. Fischesser works in the corporate group in the South Bend office. Prior to entering the legal profession, Fischesser was an accountant and auditor at Arthur Anderson and Deloitte & Touche in Chicago and Crowe Horwath in South Bend. She graduated from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2013 and earned her bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Notre Dame in 2001. 

Andrew J. Krafcheck is a member of the firm’s corporate practice in Fort Wayne where he focuses on real estate transactions and ongoing corporate matters. Before graduating cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2013, he was a judicial clerk in Allen Circuit Court in Fort Wayne. In 2009, Krafcheck graduated from the Purdue University Krannert School of Management in accounting and management.

Mauri Miller counsels public and private companies in corporate and securities law from Indianapolis. Before graduating from Notre Dame Law School in 2013, he completed internships with the Madge Bradley Domestic Violence Clinic in San Diego and Marion County Superior Court in Indianapolis. After earning a bachelor's degree from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Indianapolis, in 2009, Miller co-directed the internship program for The DREAM Project in Cabarete, Dominican Republic.

Matthew C. Olsen practices in the construction and real estate litigation group in the Fort Wayne office. During law school, Olsen worked as a law clerk at Doyle Legal Corporation, where he assisted on title litigation, real estate transactions, mortgage foreclosures and general property law matters. He also helped draft legislation on permitting the strict foreclosure of junior omitted lienholders that was later adopted by the Indiana Land Title Association and passed by the Indiana Legislature. Olsen graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013, and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with high distinction from Indiana University in 2009.

Sarah E. Sharp is a member of the finance and restructuring group in Indianapolis. Before graduating from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013, she was a summer associate at FaegreBD in 2011 and 2012. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in 2008, Sharp spent two years as a communications assistant with an Indianapolis law firm and as an assistant coach for Park Tudor’s state championship high school lacrosse team in 2006.

Kevin R. Tamm is a member of the firm's intellectual property group in Indianapolis, focusing on patent prosecution in the chemical and mechanical arts. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2013 and summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering in 2009. Tamm was a law clerk for the Environmental Health and Safety Legal Department at GE Aviation in Cincinnati and a chemical associate in civil engineering at Michael Baker Jr., Inc. in Pittsburgh after earning his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering.


Faegre Baker Daniels LLP — a combination of Faegre & Benson and Baker & Daniels on Jan. 1, 2012 — offers a full complement of legal services to clients ranging from emerging enterprises to multinational companies. The firm's 750-plus legal and consulting professionals handle the most complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. With U.S. offices in California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. and international offices in London, Beijing and Shanghai, Faegre Baker Daniels is one of the 75 largest law firms in the United States. FaegreBD Consulting, the firm’s advisory and advocacy division based in Washington, D.C., provides public policy, regulatory and technical services to key sectors of the economy. For more information, visit or