updated: 4/13/2006 11:04:58 AM
Indianapolis-based Ice Miller LLP says State Representative Luke Messer (R-Shelbyville) will join the law firm as a partner in its Public Affairs Group.
He will also work with the firm's Municipal and Government Services Practice Group. Messer, who is not seeking re-election, will continue to serve his constituents through the November election.
Source: Inside INdiana Business
Indianapolis – Ice Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Luke Messer has joined the Firm as a partner in its Public Affairs Group. Messer will focus on state, local and federal government issues and public affairs management including legislative monitoring and representation, administrative law and government procurement, campaign finance and election law compliance, grassroots programming and political strategy.
"Luke has an impressive track record as a state legislator and a veteran of Indiana state government," stated John Hammond, co-chair of Ice Miller's Public Affairs Group. "We are impressed with his integrity and his commitment to his constituents. His experience and understanding of Indiana's legislative system will serve our clients well," concluded Hammond.
Messer, the former executive director of the Indiana Republican Party, is currently a State Representative for District 57, representing Shelby and Bartholomew counties. Messer recently announced he will not seek re-election but will fulfill his term and is committed to the work of his constituents through the November elections.
"My work at Ice Miller will combine my experience in public affairs and public policy with my background in economic development," stated Messer. "I look forward to working with the Firm and its clients to help manage the complex legislative issues at the local, state and federal levels."
During the last legislative session, Messer served on House Speaker Brian Bosma's leadership team as Assistant House Majority Floor Leader. Messer's policy experience includes work as Subcommittee Counsel for United States Congressmen Dan Burton and David McIntosh on the House Government Reform Committee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources, and Regulatory Affairs. His business experience includes work as an attorney with two Indianapolis-based law firms.
Messer will also work with the Firm's Municipal and Government Services Practice Group. The Firm represents municipalities and governments regarding a wide variety of legal issues.
Ice Miller's lawyers and business professionals, through their understanding of businesses, industries, and government entities, help simplify the complexities faced by its clients. Ice Miller is committed to helping its clients achieve their legal and business goals. The Firm has offices in Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; Naperville, Illinois; and Washington, D.C. For additional information, visit www.icemiller.com.
Source: Ice Miller LLP