Christopher J. Braun Who We Are
 

Christopher J. Braun, Partner Back to Attorney List
   

Chris Braun is a name partner in the law firm of Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, Indianapolis, IN, where he focuses on a variety of complex litigation, transactional, administrative and legislative matters. Since 1993, Chris has also served as General Counsel to the IPCA.  Chris has established a robust, well-rounded litigation, business and transactional practice that regularly has him appearing in boardrooms and federal and state courtrooms in Indiana and elsewhere around the country.

 

As defense counsel, Chris has been retained in hundreds of cases to represent individuals and corporate defendants in a wide variety of complex claims and lawsuits involving breach of contract, business litigation, toxic tort, real estate, insurance coverage and environmental matters. As plaintiff's counsel, Chris regularly represents individuals and corporations in similar types of matters and has served as lead counsel in dozens of client matters that have each resulted in recoveries of more than $1,000,000. Chris and his firm have obtained recoveries for their clients totaling hundreds of millions of dollars.

 

For 2017 Chris was selected by his peers as one of Indiana Super Lawyers Top 50 Lawyers in Indiana. Since 2004 Chris has been consistently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and Indiana Super Lawyers lists.  

 

Chris is passionate about education and giving back. For more than 20 years Chris has been active in serving his faith community.  Chris was a founder and served as Chairman for the creation and construction of a new Catholic grade school, St. Maria Goretti Catholic Grade School.  Chris is also a founder and was a board member for many years for the development and construction of Guerin Catholic High School, the first new Catholic high school built anywhere in Indiana in more than 30 years. During this time Chris has held several board positions, including serving as President of the Board for Park Tudor School and Chairman of several of its board committees.

 

Since 2001, Chris has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law teaching advance trial techniques and alternative dispute resolution.  In September 2008, Chris was inducted as a fellow into the American College of Environmental Lawyers as a leading environmental lawyer in the State of Indiana.


His alma mater, Wabash College, has awarded Chris the Wabash College Alumni Spirit of the Monon Bell Award. Chris has received several other professional awards, including being selected as a Distinguished Fellow by the Indianapolis Bar Foundation, and a Leadership in Law Distinguished Barrister by the Indiana Lawyer.  Chris is also an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.


Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation
  • Business Services

Publications & Speaking Engagements

2015
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, ICLEF Presentation on Environmental Dilemmas, "The Tougher Topics of Business Law" 
 
2015
Publication
  ISBA Environmental Law CLE:  The Past, Present and Future of Indiana's Successful ELTF Program 
 
2015
Publication
  "Property Tax Appeals:  Are You Paying Too Much In Property Taxes Based On An Inflated Property Valuation?", Summer 2015 Edition, Fueling Indiana
 
2011
Publication
  Author, "The Costly Allocation and Litigation of Environmental Risks in Transactions - Anything but Routine,"  Fueling Indiana.  For more information, click here.
 
2007
Publication
  Speaker, “Considerations and Tools from Mediation for Effective Lobbying and Dispute Resolution,” Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana (GASI) Annual Convention
 
2004
Publication
  Author, "Addressing the ELTF Funding Crisis," Fueling Indiana
 
2003
Publication
  Author, “Rapidly Declining ELTF Fund Forces Difficult Choices on Strategic Funding Alternatives,” (ELFT is the Indiana Petroleum Excess Liability Trust Fund)
 
2002
Publication
  Author, "Cutting Edge Complex Environmental and Real Estate Development Issues in Indiana," Union Federal Fueling Seminar
 
2000
Publication
  Co-Author, "RISC - IDEM's New Guidance for Environmental Cleanups"
 
2000
Publication
  Author, "Below-Cost Pricing and Predatory Pricing Developments in the Petroleum Marketing Business"
 
2000
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Union Federal Bank's Business Lending, Education 2000:
Performing Legal Due Diligence in the Acquisition and Development of Gasoline Stations and Convenience Stores"
 
2000
Publication
  Author, "Recent Legal Developments Impacting IPCA Members"
 
2000
Publication
  Author, "IPCA Annual Report"
 
1999
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Supreme Court Rules That Insurance Companies Must Pay for Environmental Liabilities"
 
1999
Publication
  Author, "Favorable Post-Kiger Decisions in Indiana Insurance Law Allow Policyholders to Secure Funding for Cleanup Obligations," Fueling Indiana
 
1999
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Insights on the Litigation and Resolution of Complex Environmental Disputes," Public Policy Mediation Within State Government
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Marketer Due Diligence and Liability Considerations Arising from the December 22, 1998, UST Upgrade Deadline," Petroleum Marketers Association of America 1998 Fall Board Meeting and PMAA Publication
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "How Much 'Risc' Can You Afford? The Increased Transactional Costs
and Land Use Limitations Arising From IDEM's Proposed Deed Restrictions, Environmental Notice and Post-Closure Requirements"
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "'The Final Word' Due Diligence to Avoid Potential Supplier Liability for
Delivering Petroleum to UST's That Have Not Been Upgraded to Meet the December 22, 1998, Deadline," Ohio Petroleum Marketers Association's UST Seminar
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Addressing the Potential Liabilities of Suppliers Delivering Product to USTs That Have Not Been Upgraded to Meet the December 22, 1998, Deadline," PMMA Spring Seminar
 
1998
Publication
  Author, "Environmental Insurance Coverage Issues for Petroleum Transportation Accidents Arising Under Recent Indiana Decisions"
 
1997
Publication
  Co-Author, "Indiana's New Spill Response and Reporting Rules"
 
1997
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Successfully Prosecuting a Claim for Reimbursement Under Indiana's UST Excess Liability Trust Fund," 1997 Annual Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar
 
1997
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Litigation and Settlement of Environmental Insurance Coverage Disputes: Who's Holding the Cards," 1997 Annual Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar
 
1997
Publication
  Author, "Potential Liabilities and Options for Franchisors and Suppliers When USTs Have Not Been Upgraded to Meet the December 1998 Deadlines"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Minimizing Liability for the Home Heating Oil Suppliers"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Department of Environmental Management's Proposed Amendments to Indiana's Excess Liability Trust Fund Impose Additional Costs and Further Restrict Fund Eligibility"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Supreme Court Rules That Insurance Companies Must Pay For Environmental Liabilities"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "1996 Legislation Impacting Indiana's Petroleum Industry"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Recent Legal Developments Impacting the Ownership and Operation of Service Stations"
 
1996
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Environmental Issues in Real Estate Transactions," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum's Annual Real Estate Institute
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Trial Court Relies on UST Statute to Award $4.3 Million in Damages to Address UST Petroleum Contamination"
 
1995
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Negotiating Environmental Coverage Settlements: Who's Holding the Cards"
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "Franchising and Petroleum Marketing in the 1990's"
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "The Growing Importance of Private Cost-Recovery Actions for UST Releases"
 
1995
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Recent Developments in Indiana's Eminent Domain Law: Takings, Compensation and Benefits and the Impact of Environmental Contamination on Valuation Determinations," Indiana Municipal Lawyers' Association, Municipal Law XII Program
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "1995 Legislation Impacting Indiana's Petroleum Marketers"
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "Contractual Allocation of Environmental Liability"
 
1994
Publication
  Author, "Indiana's Public Insurance Fund: An Elf With No Gifts and Little Cheer for Claimants"
 
1994
Publication
  Author, "Private and Public Insurance Funding of Environmental Cleanup Costs"
 
1994
Publication
  Author, "The Growing Importance of Private Cost-Recovery Actions for UST Releases"
 
1993
Publication
  Author, "Petroleum Marketing: Key PMPA Judicial and Legislative Issues in 1993"
 
1993
Publication
  Author, "Recent Federal and State Legal Developments Impacting the Oil Marketer"
 
1993
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Land Acquisition and Condemnation Issues in 1993 and Beyond: Acquiring and Condemning Environmentally Contaminated Property," Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association Municipal Law X Program
 

Associations & Memberships

Member, Advisory Board, ThoughtBurst, Inc.

Member, American Bar Association Sections Litigation, Tort and Insurance

Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

Member, Indiana State Bar Association, Litigation and Environmental Sections

Member, Indianapolis Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors, Vice President, Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men

Big Brother, Big Brothers of Indianapolis

Member, Board of Directors, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce's Opportunities to Learn About Business Program

President, Lexington Farms Homeowners Association

Member, Crossroads of America Council, Friends of Scouting, Major Gifts Fundraising Campaign

Park Tudor School, Indianapolis, IN

President, Park Tudor School Board of Directors

Park Tudor School Board of Directors – Previously Served as Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary

Chairman, Park Tudor Head of School Succession Committee

Chairman, Park Tudor Strategic Management Plan 2011-2015

Chairman, Park Tudor Finance Committee

President, Park Tudor Booster Club

Park Tudor Co-Curriculum Committee Member

Saint Theodore Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville, IN

Chairman and Founding Member for the development, fundraising and construction of a new $30 million Catholic High School

School Governing Board Member

Chairman, Curriculum Committee

St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Westfield, IN.

Chairman and Founding Member development, fundraising and construction of a new $8 million K-8 Catholic Grade School

Contributing Author and Board of Editors, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association.

Honors

2017   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2016   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2016   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2016   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2015   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2015   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2014   Distinguished Senior Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation

 
2014   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2013   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2013   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental

 
2012   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2012   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental Law


 
2011   Distinguished Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation
 
2011  

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating

 
2011   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®

 
2011   President of the Board of Directors at Park Tudor School, a K-12 private school in Indianapolis.
 
2011   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental


 
2010   Recipient of the Indiana Lawyer's Distinguished Barrister Award
 
2010  

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine - Environmental

 
2009  


Selected for inclusion by Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine - Environmental

 
2009   National Registry of Who’s Who in Environmental Law
 
2009   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2008   Selected by the American College of Environmental Lawyers as the Leading Environmental Lawyer in Indiana
 
2008   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2007   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2007   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2006   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2005   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2005   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2004   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2004   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2003   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2002   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2001   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
1984   Recipient of the A.J. Thomas Barristers Award
 
1983   Recipient of the Passman Jones Award
 
1982   Southwest Law Journal
 

Employment History

Associate, Baker & Botts, Washington, D.C., 1984-1986

Associate, Travis & Gooch, Washington, D.C., 1987

Baker & Daniels, Indianapolis, Indiana, Associate, 1987 through 1991, Partner 1992 until June 1994

Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, July 1994-Present

Volunteer Activities

Park Tudor School, Indianapolis

Park Tudor School Board of Directors, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary

Chairman, Park Tudor Finance Committee

President, Park Tudor Booster Club

Park Tudor Co-Curriculum Committee Member

Saint Theodore Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville

Chairman and Founding Member

School Governing Board Member

Chairman, Curriculum Committee

St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Westfield

Chairman and Founding Member

 
Contributing Author and Board of Editors, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association.

Member, Board of Directors, Vice President, Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men

Big Brother, Big Brothers of Indianapolis

Member, Board of Directors, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce's Opportunities to Learn About Business Program

President, Lexington Farms Homeowners Association

Member, Crossroads of America Council, Friends of Scouting, Major Gifts Fundraising Campaign

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation
  • Business Services

Publications & Speaking Engagements

2015
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, ICLEF Presentation on Environmental Dilemmas, "The Tougher Topics of Business Law" 
 
2015
Publication
  ISBA Environmental Law CLE:  The Past, Present and Future of Indiana's Successful ELTF Program 
 
2015
Publication
  "Property Tax Appeals:  Are You Paying Too Much In Property Taxes Based On An Inflated Property Valuation?", Summer 2015 Edition, Fueling Indiana
 
2011
Publication
  Author, "The Costly Allocation and Litigation of Environmental Risks in Transactions - Anything but Routine,"  Fueling Indiana.  For more information, click here.
 
2007
Publication
  Speaker, “Considerations and Tools from Mediation for Effective Lobbying and Dispute Resolution,” Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana (GASI) Annual Convention
 
2004
Publication
  Author, "Addressing the ELTF Funding Crisis," Fueling Indiana
 
2003
Publication
  Author, “Rapidly Declining ELTF Fund Forces Difficult Choices on Strategic Funding Alternatives,” (ELFT is the Indiana Petroleum Excess Liability Trust Fund)
 
2002
Publication
  Author, "Cutting Edge Complex Environmental and Real Estate Development Issues in Indiana," Union Federal Fueling Seminar
 
2000
Publication
  Co-Author, "RISC - IDEM's New Guidance for Environmental Cleanups"
 
2000
Publication
  Author, "Below-Cost Pricing and Predatory Pricing Developments in the Petroleum Marketing Business"
 
2000
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Union Federal Bank's Business Lending, Education 2000:
Performing Legal Due Diligence in the Acquisition and Development of Gasoline Stations and Convenience Stores"
 
2000
Publication
  Author, "Recent Legal Developments Impacting IPCA Members"
 
2000
Publication
  Author, "IPCA Annual Report"
 
1999
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Supreme Court Rules That Insurance Companies Must Pay for Environmental Liabilities"
 
1999
Publication
  Author, "Favorable Post-Kiger Decisions in Indiana Insurance Law Allow Policyholders to Secure Funding for Cleanup Obligations," Fueling Indiana
 
1999
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Insights on the Litigation and Resolution of Complex Environmental Disputes," Public Policy Mediation Within State Government
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Marketer Due Diligence and Liability Considerations Arising from the December 22, 1998, UST Upgrade Deadline," Petroleum Marketers Association of America 1998 Fall Board Meeting and PMAA Publication
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "How Much 'Risc' Can You Afford? The Increased Transactional Costs
and Land Use Limitations Arising From IDEM's Proposed Deed Restrictions, Environmental Notice and Post-Closure Requirements"
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "'The Final Word' Due Diligence to Avoid Potential Supplier Liability for
Delivering Petroleum to UST's That Have Not Been Upgraded to Meet the December 22, 1998, Deadline," Ohio Petroleum Marketers Association's UST Seminar
 
1998
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Addressing the Potential Liabilities of Suppliers Delivering Product to USTs That Have Not Been Upgraded to Meet the December 22, 1998, Deadline," PMMA Spring Seminar
 
1998
Publication
  Author, "Environmental Insurance Coverage Issues for Petroleum Transportation Accidents Arising Under Recent Indiana Decisions"
 
1997
Publication
  Co-Author, "Indiana's New Spill Response and Reporting Rules"
 
1997
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Successfully Prosecuting a Claim for Reimbursement Under Indiana's UST Excess Liability Trust Fund," 1997 Annual Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar
 
1997
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Litigation and Settlement of Environmental Insurance Coverage Disputes: Who's Holding the Cards," 1997 Annual Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar
 
1997
Publication
  Author, "Potential Liabilities and Options for Franchisors and Suppliers When USTs Have Not Been Upgraded to Meet the December 1998 Deadlines"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Minimizing Liability for the Home Heating Oil Suppliers"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Department of Environmental Management's Proposed Amendments to Indiana's Excess Liability Trust Fund Impose Additional Costs and Further Restrict Fund Eligibility"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Supreme Court Rules That Insurance Companies Must Pay For Environmental Liabilities"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "1996 Legislation Impacting Indiana's Petroleum Industry"
 
1996
Publication
  Author, "Recent Legal Developments Impacting the Ownership and Operation of Service Stations"
 
1996
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Environmental Issues in Real Estate Transactions," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum's Annual Real Estate Institute
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "Indiana Trial Court Relies on UST Statute to Award $4.3 Million in Damages to Address UST Petroleum Contamination"
 
1995
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Negotiating Environmental Coverage Settlements: Who's Holding the Cards"
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "Franchising and Petroleum Marketing in the 1990's"
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "The Growing Importance of Private Cost-Recovery Actions for UST Releases"
 
1995
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Recent Developments in Indiana's Eminent Domain Law: Takings, Compensation and Benefits and the Impact of Environmental Contamination on Valuation Determinations," Indiana Municipal Lawyers' Association, Municipal Law XII Program
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "1995 Legislation Impacting Indiana's Petroleum Marketers"
 
1995
Publication
  Author, "Contractual Allocation of Environmental Liability"
 
1994
Publication
  Author, "Indiana's Public Insurance Fund: An Elf With No Gifts and Little Cheer for Claimants"
 
1994
Publication
  Author, "Private and Public Insurance Funding of Environmental Cleanup Costs"
 
1994
Publication
  Author, "The Growing Importance of Private Cost-Recovery Actions for UST Releases"
 
1993
Publication
  Author, "Petroleum Marketing: Key PMPA Judicial and Legislative Issues in 1993"
 
1993
Publication
  Author, "Recent Federal and State Legal Developments Impacting the Oil Marketer"
 
1993
Publication
  Author and Speaker, "Land Acquisition and Condemnation Issues in 1993 and Beyond: Acquiring and Condemning Environmentally Contaminated Property," Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association Municipal Law X Program
 

Associations & Memberships

Member, Advisory Board, ThoughtBurst, Inc.

Member, American Bar Association Sections Litigation, Tort and Insurance

Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

Member, Indiana State Bar Association, Litigation and Environmental Sections

Member, Indianapolis Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors, Vice President, Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men

Big Brother, Big Brothers of Indianapolis

Member, Board of Directors, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce's Opportunities to Learn About Business Program

President, Lexington Farms Homeowners Association

Member, Crossroads of America Council, Friends of Scouting, Major Gifts Fundraising Campaign

Park Tudor School, Indianapolis, IN

President, Park Tudor School Board of Directors

Park Tudor School Board of Directors – Previously Served as Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary

Chairman, Park Tudor Head of School Succession Committee

Chairman, Park Tudor Strategic Management Plan 2011-2015

Chairman, Park Tudor Finance Committee

President, Park Tudor Booster Club

Park Tudor Co-Curriculum Committee Member

Saint Theodore Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville, IN

Chairman and Founding Member for the development, fundraising and construction of a new $30 million Catholic High School

School Governing Board Member

Chairman, Curriculum Committee

St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Westfield, IN.

Chairman and Founding Member development, fundraising and construction of a new $8 million K-8 Catholic Grade School

Contributing Author and Board of Editors, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association.


Honors

2017   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2016   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2016   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2016   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2015   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2015   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2014   Distinguished Senior Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation

 
2014   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental
 
2013   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2013   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental

 
2012   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2012   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental Law


 
2011   Distinguished Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation
 
2011  

Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating

 
2011   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®

 
2011   President of the Board of Directors at Park Tudor School, a K-12 private school in Indianapolis.
 
2011   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers -- Environmental


 
2010   Recipient of the Indiana Lawyer's Distinguished Barrister Award
 
2010  

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine - Environmental

 
2009  


Selected for inclusion by Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine - Environmental

 
2009   National Registry of Who’s Who in Environmental Law
 
2009   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2008   Selected by the American College of Environmental Lawyers as the Leading Environmental Lawyer in Indiana
 
2008   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2007   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2007   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2006   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2005   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2005   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2004   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2004   Listed in Indiana Super Lawyers
 
2003   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2002   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
2001   Listed in Best Lawyers in America®
 
1984   Recipient of the A.J. Thomas Barristers Award
 
1983   Recipient of the Passman Jones Award
 
1982   Southwest Law Journal
 

Employment History

Associate, Baker & Botts, Washington, D.C., 1984-1986

Associate, Travis & Gooch, Washington, D.C., 1987

Baker & Daniels, Indianapolis, Indiana, Associate, 1987 through 1991, Partner 1992 until June 1994

Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, July 1994-Present


Volunteer Activities

Park Tudor School, Indianapolis

Park Tudor School Board of Directors, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary

Chairman, Park Tudor Finance Committee

President, Park Tudor Booster Club

Park Tudor Co-Curriculum Committee Member

Saint Theodore Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville

Chairman and Founding Member

School Governing Board Member

Chairman, Curriculum Committee

St. Maria Goretti Catholic School, Westfield

Chairman and Founding Member

 
Contributing Author and Board of Editors, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association.

Member, Board of Directors, Vice President, Indianapolis Association of Wabash Men

Big Brother, Big Brothers of Indianapolis

Member, Board of Directors, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce's Opportunities to Learn About Business Program

President, Lexington Farms Homeowners Association

Member, Crossroads of America Council, Friends of Scouting, Major Gifts Fundraising Campaign

Client Alerts

August 15, 2017   Twelve PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018, Emhardt Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Indianapolis for Insurance Law
By Plews, Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 14, 2017   Christopher J. Braun presents Environmental Risk Management Webinar
By Plews, Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
April 6, 2017   PSRB Attorneys to Assist Community at IndyBar Ask a Lawyer Event
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
March 21, 2017   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP tops 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine list with the most lawyers named in the Insurance and Environmental categories
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 23, 2017   Insurer's Failure to pay Policyholder's Claim Results in Loss of Company and $6.5 Million Recovery Against Insurer
By Christopher J. Braun, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 17, 2016   Twelve PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 16, 2016   Eighteen PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion on the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 18, 2015   Thirteen PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
July 21, 2015   Alma Sana Inc. - Increasing Vaccination Rates Among Children Worldwide with the Support of Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 27, 2015   Two-Thirds of PSRB Lawyers are Super Lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 18, 2014   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun attorneys named Best Lawyers in America
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 27, 2014   Chris Braun to Speak at AHMP Meeting about ELTF and Recent Legislation
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 14, 2014   20 Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP attorneys have been recognized for their professional accomplishments as lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
December 13, 2013   Ali Sylvia Elected PSRB Managing Partner
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
November 22, 2013   A Nod to Professionalism
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
November 18, 2013   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun Named Top Medium Law Firm
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
October 29, 2013   IDEM Threatens Independence and Solvency of Indiana’s Successful Tank Fund
By Christopher J. Braun, Esq.
 
October 25, 2013   PSRB “Highly Recommended”
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 15, 2013   PSRB Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America®
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 1, 2013   PSRB Celebrates 25th Anniversary
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
March 26, 2013   State’s High Court Upholds Indiana's Voucher Program
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 13, 2013   More Than One-Third of PSRB Lawyers Chosen for Top Honors
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
January 23, 2013   Kentucky Takes Steps to Clarify Liability Arising from Leaking USTs
By Christopher J. Braun
 
January 18, 2013   Chris Braun Published on Supreme Court Decision in Witt Case Upholding Sanctions Against Lawyer, Client and Consultant.
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
July 9, 2012   Benchmark Plaintiff recognizes Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP and its attorneys
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 16, 2012   16 PSRB Attorneys Recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers and Indiana Rising Stars for 2012
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
October 6, 2011   The Costly Allocation and Litigation of Environmental Risks in Transactions - Anything But Routine
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
October 6, 2011   Update on Financial Health of Indiana's UST Excess Liability Trust Fund
By Christopher J. Braun
 
September 19, 2011   IPCA Announces Seminar Slate for Learn Now!
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
September 9, 2011   Chris Braun Elected President of Board of Directors for Park Tudor School
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 25, 2011   Chris Braun Appointed to Advisory Board for ThoughtBurst, Inc.
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 11, 2011   12 PSRB Attorneys Recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers and Indiana Rising Stars for 2011
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
September 16, 2010   US News & World Report Annual Ranking of Best Law Firms: Firm's Environmental and Insurance Practice Areas Ranked Tier 1
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 11, 2010   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP Attorneys Recognized Leadership in Law Honorees
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
March 31, 2010   PSRB Client Awarded More Than $95,000 in Attorney and Environmental Consultant Fees for Opposing Parties' Contempt of Court
By Christopher J. Braun and Stephanie T. Eckerle
 
February 19, 2010   PSRB Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2010 Indiana Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
January 13, 2010   PSRB Obtains Favorable Settlement in Toxic Tort Litigation
By Stephanie T. Eckerle, Gregory M. Gotwald and Christopher J. Braun
 
November 6, 2009   General Counsel for the Indiana Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association issues Legal Update
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
September 1, 2009   Attorneys Comment on Proposed IDEM Rulemaking on Behalf of Petroleum Marketers Association Members
By Christopher J. Braun, Angela M. Dorrell
 
May 15, 2009   Chris Braun Gives 2009 Commencement Speech for Park Tudor School
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
October 1, 2008   Chris Braun admitted to the American College of Environmental Lawyers
By American College of Environmental Lawyers
 
October 27, 2005   Braun Elected to Park Tudor School Board of Directors
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
December 1, 2003   A Tale of Two (Moldy) Houses
By Donna C. Marron, Christopher J. Braun
 
 
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