KGR is pleased to announce seven of its attorneys were selected for the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, including one recipient named “Lawyer of the Year” and two attorneys recognized for the first time.

This national recognition chooses leading lawyers based entirely on peer review. KGR congratulates the following attorneys in their respective categories:

  • Stephen J. Peters (named to Best Lawyers since 2013)
    • Appellate Practice
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation – Construction
  • James A. Knauer (since 1987)
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Brian C. Bosma (since 2018)
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    • Government Relations Practice
  • David E. Wright (since 2014)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Joseph Pettygrove (first-time 2023)
    • Employment Law – Management
  • Gregory P. Cafouros (since 2019)
    • Environmental Law
  • Adam Doerr (first-time 2023)
    • Litigation – Health Care

Brian Bosma was also chosen as Best Lawyers® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in Indianapolis, an award presented to only one individual in each geographical region and practice area. Brian concentrates in the areas of complex business and municipal transactions, municipal finance, and environmental matters. With an extensive background in engineering, business, and government, he chairs the Government Practice Group of Kroger Gardis & Regas. He also serves as general or special counsel to dozens of municipalities boards and business entities throughout the State of Indiana.

Two first-time honorees from KGR include Joe Pettygrove, a partner at KGR, and Adam Doerr, an associate. Joe leads the firm’s Employment Law Practice. He works with family and other privately-owned businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and education clients where he both develops policies and practices as their employment law “problem solver” on delicate employee matters. Adam’s practice focuses on a broad spectrum of legal areas including business & commercial litigation and municipal law.
KGR is proud of each of our honorees, all of whom earned this recognition through devotion to our clients and the practice of law.
Best Lawyers® lists highlights the top legal talent in America. The lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation and lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. For more information, visit Best Lawyers®.