Firm Managing Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP 

Robert Grand works out of Barnes & Thornburg's Indianapolis office and is a member of the Government Services & Finance Department. He has been named a Best Lawyer in America for Government Relations and Municipal Law. 

Barnes & Thornburg was the first Indianapolis law firm to promote a woman to partner. Today, their diversity efforts include creating opportunities for career development, mentoring, and retention. Barnes & Thornburg was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013 and 2014.

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2017: Elizabeth Chinyere Brandon; 2016: Steve Hernandez; 2015: David Wong; 2014: Lindsey D.G. Dates; 2013: Crystal T. Williams; 2012: Marta M. Chou; 2011: Jimmie L. McMillian

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2017: Rubin Pusha 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2017: Jamal Abdulrasheed; 2015: Portia Bailey; 2014: Joie Hand; 2013: Adeyemi Adenrele

Success in Law School Mentoring Program:
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014) 

Member:  Robert Grand

Diversity Professional: Dawn Rosemond

Communications: Karen Smith