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Marc A. Menkveld

Member, Indianapolis

Marc is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Indianapolis office. He is an experienced trial attorney who contributes to several practice groups at the firm. He works with businesses of all types throughout Indiana, from major corporations to local car dealerships.

Although he concentrates on litigation, Marc is a registered mediator who helps clients and adversaries resolve disputes without the expense and delay of courtroom proceedings. He methodically studies the dynamic of a legal challenge to create multiple options for achieving client-preferred outcomes.

For his many legal accomplishments, Marc has been named a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers®. He is also listed in Best Lawyers in America® and is an Associate Fellow with The Litigation Counsel of America, among other distinctions. Prior to practicing law, Marc served as an Army Ranger in the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

Marc has a reputation for being at the forefront of negotiation practice and theory. As testament to his leadership in this area, he completed basic and advanced negotiation training at the highly regarded Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

Business & Environmental Litigation: Marc’s background in handling complex business and environmental issues allows him to take a strategic approach to litigation that is often less adversarial. He seeks out opportunities for settlement whenever possible. Should a case go into litigation, he’s prepared to guide his clients through the process, whether it involves a small business issue or a conflict with millions of dollars at stake.

Arbitration & Mediation: Whether conflict resolution is dictated by a contract, chosen by the parties involved, or ordered by a court, Marc guides clients toward a satisfactory settlement. He effectively handles a variety of legal matters, ranging across the business, commercial, and environmental spectrum.

Business Services: Businesses of all sizes need help staying on course. Marc establishes relationships with clients and supports their businesses by reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts, performing internal audits and assisting in due diligence. Clients count on him for advice on regulatory compliance and planning, particularly in the areas of data security and privacy.

Auto Dealer Services: Marc routinely lends his experience as a litigator and legal advisor to independent and franchised dealers. He offers his counsel on best practices to minimize liabilities and stay in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Business Torts: Marc helps clients navigate business tort conflicts at all stages of litigation, with emphasis on alternative dispute resolution to resolve more complex cases. Marc stands ready to take cases to trial if negotiations fail.

Tort, Trial & Insurance Services: Along with business torts, Marc has a broad depth of knowledge in all kinds of insurance issues and represents policyholders and insurers alike in bad faith and coverage claims, among other matters.

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
2010, J.D., cum laude
University of Colorado
2004, B.A., cum laude
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana


  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2019
  • Indiana Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, 2015-2019
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Army Ranger, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
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  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • American Inn of Court
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • National Association of Dealer Counsel
  • HOPE Healthcare Services, Board Member
  • The Golden Star USA Foundation, former Board Member
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News Publications Seminars
Suddenly, Employers are Exposed to Large Jury Verdicts for their Employees’ HIPPA Violations, Jan. 1, 2014
Comparison of Federal and Indiana State Constitutions, American Inn of Court, 2016
Sophisticated Deposition Strategies: Taking the Deposition, National Business Institute, 2015
Discovery under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Following the Proportionality Standard During Discovery, National Business Institute, 2015
Comparison of Military Versus Civilian Legal System, American Inn of Court, 2014
Sophisticated Deposition Strategies: Preparing the Witness, National Business Institute, 2014
Cleaning up the Mess: How to Manage a Contaminated Property, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2013
Development in Auto Dealer Law, Indiana Independent Auto Dealer Association, 2013
Data Security and Privacy Compliance under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, 2013