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Ted C. Ziemer IV

Member , Evansville IN


Ted C. Ziemer IV

Member , Evansville IN

Ted joined Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Evansville office as a Member in 2019. He is part of the Business Services practice group at SKO and concentrates primarily on corporate transactional law.

An attorney with a distinct skill set and keen legal acumen, Ted has nearly two decades of experience that perfectly complements SKO’s commitment to service above and beyond the practice of law. He has a well-earned reputation for executing exemplary work in support of clients, the local community, and the legal profession.

Ted provides effective representation for clients that spans a broad range of business activities, from succession planning to the acquisition and sale of mineral interests.

In the area of Mineral & Environmental Law, Ted has helped clients navigate complex transactions involving mining developments and energy resources. He also has considerable expertise in Real Estate Law and consults on title examinations, leases, and lending documentation.

Ted’s commitment to the community is reflected in his leadership roles at Wesselman Nature Society, Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana, and the Evansville Salvation Army. He has also served a multi-year tenure as a cabinet member for Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke. Previously, he was an officer and director of Vanderburgh Community Foundation, director and officer of the Old Courthouse Foundation, and director of the Evansville Bar Association.

Business Services: Ted helps corporate clients of all sizes address challenges and accomplish planning goals. He drafts legal agreements, assists in the negotiation of transactions, and advises clients and their in-house counsel on growth and risk-mitigation strategies.

Mineral & Environmental Law: For oil and gas producers, as well as coal companies, Ted offers his assistance with complex issues concerning land titles and mineral rights ownership.

Real Estate: Ted represents buyers and sellers in sophisticated transactions involving property and mineral assets in the Midwest and throughout the U.S. He handles all associated documentation and negotiation on behalf of clients.



Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2002, J.D.

Indiana University, 1999, B.A.


Admitted In

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

  • Indiana

Professional & Community Activities

  • St. Vincents Hospital, Founding Member of Ted and Clare Ziemer Society, Board Member, 2017-present

  • Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, Cabinet Member, Finance Committee Member, 2019

  • Junior Achievement of SW Indiana, Director, 2012-2016; Volunteer Teacher, 2014-present

  • St. Vincent’s Heritage Open, Chair, 2020-2021

  • Salvation Army Board of Directors, 2016-present; Vice President, 2019

  • Wesselman Nature Society, Director, 2010-2017; Secretary, 2015-2016

  • Annunciation Parish School Board, 2013-2016; President, 2016

  • YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, Foundation for Youth Campaign, Captain, 2004-2007

  • Old Courthouse Foundation, Director, 2006-2012; Vice President, 2011-2012

  • Vanderburgh Community Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2004-2008; Grants Committee, 2006-2008; Secretary, 2006-2008

  • Evansville Bar Association, Annual Golf Outing Committee, Chair, 2005-2007

  • Evansville Bar Association, Director, 2009-2010


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2021 – present

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Trusts and Estates, 2023 – present

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2024

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