Eric M. Douthit

PARTNER
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317.773.5320
David R. Day
David J. Emmert

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, J.D., cum laude, 1997
  • Vanderbilt University, B.S. 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Indiana

Awards + Recognition

  • 1998 Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Award
  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • The Indiana Bar Foundation Pro Bono Publico Award, 2004
  • “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell indicating the highest level of professional experience

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana Bar Association, Member
  • Hamilton County Bar Association, Member

Community Involvement

  • Westfield Chamber of Commerce, former Board Member
  • Westfield Youth Assistance Program, Past President
  • Entrepreneurial Advancement Center, Board Member
  • Vanderbilt Alumni Club of Indianapolis, Past President
  • Hamilton Southeastern Academy of Finance, Past Member
  • The Carmel Clay Educational Foundation, Past Member
  • Indianapolis Senior Citizens Center, Past President
  • Indianapolis Urban League, Past Board Member

About Eric

Eric is a partner in the firm’s Business Practice Section.  Eric advises clients on a variety of corporate and commercial matters, with an emphasis on emerging business creation, business mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and business counseling.  

As part of his representation of businesses and their owners, a large part of Eric’s practice is dedicated to assisting business clients from small, family-owned businesses, to multi-million dollar organizations in acquiring private or traditional financing and other commercial and business transactions and contract negotiations of all types, organizations and restructuring, dissolutions, shareholder agreements, succession planning, and ownership structures. His clients touch a variety of industries, including agriculture, health-care, software development, automobile dealers, transportation and logistics, real estate development, and hoteliers.  Eric is a graduate of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy.

When away from the office, Eric enjoys spending time with friends and family, including wife Jill and sons Noah, Ellis and Caub. Most evenings you can find Eric at a sporting or civic event in Westfield or playing tennis.