Jackson Kelly adds Indiana firm via merger

By Staff reports | Jul 3, 2014

CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly has announced that Rudolph, Fine, Porter and Johnson, LLP, of Evansville, Ind., has elected to merge its 20 person practice into the Firm, effective July 1, 2014.

According to Michael D. Foster, Jackson Kelly’s Chief Executive Officer, the merger is in response to the continued growth of the region and its local businesses.

“We are honored to add the attorneys of Rudolph, Fine, Porter and Johnson to the firm and are confident that this expansion will improve our ability to help clients take advantage of the increased opportunity in the Tri-State area," Foster said. "As Evansville prepares for growth, so do we."

Rudolph, Fine, Porter and Johnson LLP was founded in Evansville in 1987 and has been built from the ground up to become a recognized leader in its marketplace. The firm, now comprised of more than 50 attorneys, paraprofessionals and administrators serves clients in the Indiana-Kentucky-Illinois region and beyond in the areas of litigation, mediation, estate planning and administration, corporate, health care, banking, employment and real estate law.

Jackson Kelly, which was founded in 1822, opened its 11th office in Evansville with three attorneys in 2011 to serve its growing energy practice and continues to support the energy and manufacturing industries in the area. The firm’s Evansville office now will move to Rudolph, Fine, Porter and Johnson’s office in downtown Evansville.

For additional information, visit www.jacksonkelly.com.

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