Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP has elected new partners. K. Michael Gaerte (pictured), litigation – Indianapolis, concentrates his practice in the area of criminal defense at the state and federal levels. He has substantial experience defending clients in highly regulated industries such as the securities and health care environments. Michael Griffiths, economic development – Indianapolis, focuses his practice in the areas of energy and utility law, and has extensive experience with energy and utility regulations at the federal and state level including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. Alex Gude, litigation – Indianapolis, concentrates his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts. He was also named a 2016 “Up & Coming Lawyer” by The Indiana Lawyer. David McGimpsey, economic development – Jasper, concentrates his practice in regulatory and transactional matters involving businesses, real estate, utilities and energy. He also hosts the bi-monthly "The Water Values Podcast" that was named to the best of 2016 list from Global Citizen. McGimpsey has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Energy Regulatory Law from 2015-2017. Matthew Nolley, economic development – Indianapolis, focuses his practice in real estate, business and finance law. He represents developers and owners of multifamily, mixed-use, hospitality, retail, office, medical office and industrial projects through the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and disposition stages of the asset’s life cycle. Julianna Plawecki (pictured), corporate and transactional – Indianapolis, focuses her practice on businesses in transition. She helps new and growing businesses to select and form entities, draft and negotiate contracts, obtain WBE, MBE and DBE certifications, and pursue mergers and acquisitions. Ted Ziemer IV, corporate and transactional – Evansville, concentrates his practice on handling all facets of corporate law, from structuring the initial creation of an entity to the negotiating and drafting of documents for all manner of corporate transactions. He also has extensive experience in the real estate and mineral fields, including work on complex mineral ownership and land title issues.