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Bruce Boxberger

Partner, Bruce Boxberger
Fort Wayne, IN
Favorite book:
When the World was only lit by Fire, by William Manchester

Bruce Boxberger’s practice is devoted to business, corporate and municipal law. He served as Corporation Counsel/City Attorney for the City of Fort Wayne, IN from 1981 thru 1987 and is an essential team member to the entities and individuals he represents, striving always to understand and meet the specific needs of each. For him, building strong relationships parallels the delivery of superior legal counsel as a priority.

Areas of Practice
  • Business
  • Corporate Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Estate Planning
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Indiana
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. magna cum laude – 1973
    • Law Review: Indiana Law Review, Editor
  • Indiana University
    • B.A. – 1971
    • Honors: With Honors
Honors and Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell® rated “Preeminent AV” for legal ability and ethical standards
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Indiana’s Best Lawyers
  • Indiana Super Lawyer, 2004 – Present
  • Fort Wayne Monthly Top Lawyer – Business & Corporate
  • Corporation Counsel/ City Attorney, City of Fort Wayne, IN 1981-1987
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Fort Wayne Community Schools, Special Counsel;
  • City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1981-1987, Corporation Counsel.
  • Representation of municipalities, political subdivisions and other state and local governmental units
  • Estate planning and matters related there-to
  • Entity selection and assistance in the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, sole proprietorships and other types of businesses and professional entities
  • Assistance with business sales and acquisitions
  • Negotiation of transactions
  • Drafting of contracts, buy-sell agreements and other documents relative to a client’s business
  • Ongoing representation of clients, directly handling their legal needs or directing them to other members of the firm if the matter is not within his area of expertise
Service to the Community
  • AWS Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Community Harvest Food Bank, Board of Directors
  • Community Harvest Food Bank, Member
  • Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, Trustee
  • Lincoln Museum, Board of Directors
  • Lincoln Museum, Member
  • Fort Wayne City Plan Commission, Member
  • Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Director
  • Keiser Foundation, Director
  • Come2go Ministry, Director
  • Latino’s Count, Director