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Mark Bandy Barnes

Mark Bandy Barnes

also known as Mark Barnes

Practice areas:

Corporate & Incorporation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Investment Fraud, Securities Offerings, Insurance

  • Indianapolis, IN

Practice Areas

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 44%
    38 years
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 25%
    38 years
  3. Securities & Investment Fraud: 20%
    38 years
  4. Securities Offerings: 10%
    38 years
  5. Insurance: 1%
    38 years

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

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    Mark has a first-rate knowledge of the securities laws, both from a litigation and transactional standpoint. He has experience with state and SEC proceedings and is comfortable with either.


    Bradley Williams
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark Richard Waterfill

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark is an excellent corporate and securities attorney. Mark is also very good as an expert witness.


    Mark Waterfill Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Mark Barnes Law PC

5717 Fall Creek Rd
Indianapolis, IN, 46220-5024



INInactive In Good Standing197708/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Peer recognized by this publicationBest Lawyers in America2013
Peer recognized in this publicationIndiana Super Lawyers Magazine2013
Peer recognized, Solo Law Firm Category - IndianaSuperLawyers Business Edition 20122012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerMark Barnes Law PC2010 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorIndiana University Maurer School Of Law2008 - 2009
PartnerIce Miller LLP1999 - 2010
Founding co-partnerLeagre & Barnes1984 - 1999
Associate/PartnerBaker & Daniels1977 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
WESLEYAN PENSION FUND, INC. v. FIRST ALBANY CORP. 964 F.Supp. 1255 (1997) United States District Court SD INSettled, after defeating Defendants' motions to dismiss in reported decisions under Indiana securities law and mini-RICO statute, and after discovery
GREENTREE REAL ESTATE LLC v. BRIDGER COMML FUNDING, LLC, 2009 WL 1922086 (S.D.IN July 1, 2009)Settled, after defeating Defendant's motion to dismiss in United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Merger - Heartland Bancshares, Inc (HRTB) into Horizon Bancorp (HBNC)Closed

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawN/A1977
Wright State UniversityPolitical ScienceN/A1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Banking Law seminarFinancial Reform Update2010
Midwest/Midsouth Securities Law ConferenceCorporate Governance2008
MegaconferenceMergers & Acquisitions Update2008