[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]KDDK is pleased to announce that attorneys Mike Schopmeyer, Jake Fulcher and Ryan Schulz have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers.®
Mike Schopmeyer has been named a Super Lawyer in Business/Contracts Law. Schopmeyer has more than 33 years’ experience in matters involving business supply contracting, construction projects, mega-industrial and headquarters site assemblage, brownfield redevelopment, condemnation, property tax incentives, rezoning, real estate acquisition and leasing, trademarks, and underground storage tank (UST) and environmental legal actions. He is an Indiana licensed real estate instructor and American Arbitration Association Level II Arbitrator. Schopmeyer earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Evansville in 1980 and his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law (Indianapolis) in 1983. In addition to Super Lawyers, he is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, and has received numerous professional and civic recognitions.
Jake Fulcher has been named a Rising Star in Employment and Labor Law. Fulcher exclusively represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Believing in a proactive approach to labor and employee relations, Fulcher devotes much of his practice to daily client counseling, developing best practices and providing management and supervisor training on a variety of labor and employment-related issues. He also reviews and drafts employment contracts, consulting agreements, handbooks, non-compete/trade-secret agreements, and severance packages. Fulcher earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Southern Indiana (Evansville, Ind.) in 1999 and his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law (San Diego) in 2001. In addition to Super Lawyers, he is rated BV® Distinguished™ by Martindale-Hubbell® and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©.
Ryan Schulz has been named a Rising Star in Business/Contracts Law. His practice focuses on business, manufacturing, real estate, construction, and estate planning law. Licensed to practice law in Indiana and Kentucky, Schulz counsels clients through complicated transactions; drafts, negotiates and reviews contracts; and handles litigation. Schulz earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Marketing and Management from Indiana University (Bloomington) in 2005, his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law in 2008, and a Chinese Law Certification from Renmin University of China School of Law (Beijing) in 2008. He was honored as an Up and Coming Lawyer by The Indiana Lawyer, received the Donald R. Lundberg Writing Award from the Indiana State Bar Association, selected to “20 Under 40” by the Evansville Business Journal (EBJ), and named an “Up & Comer” by the EBJ/Evansville Courier & Press.
Super Lawyers are selected annually on a state-by-state basis through a rigorous multi-phase rating process that includes peer nominations and evaluations as well as third-party research. According to Super Lawyers, the objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Only 5% of attorneys in Indiana receive this distinction.