Daniel P. King

T 317.237.3957
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4236

Dan concentrates his practice at the Firm in the area of construction and contract law, including litigation, dispute avoidance, and contract preparation and negotiation.  He primarily works with contractors, sureties, and other participants in the construction industry on a variety of matters involving payment and performance claims on public and commercial construction projects.  He also handles commercial lease disputes and litigation involving financial institutions.

Dan is a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry and is the current Chair of the Forum’s Division 7 – Insurance, Surety and Liens. Dan is a member of the construction and surety law section of the Indiana State Bar Association and is an adjunct professor of construction law and ethics for the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2009-2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Construction and Surety Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum, Division 7
  • Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis, Adjunct Professor of Construction Law and Ethics, School of Engineering and Technology (2010-2011)

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Downtown Indianapolis Kiwanis Club, Member, 2007 – present
  • Giving Sum, Local Charitable Giving Organization, Member, 2008 – present
  • IndyHub, Inc., Board of Directors, 2010- present
  • The Hundred Club of Indianapolis, Member, 2011 - present
  • Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, Strategic Planning Committee, 2014 - present

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Co-Chair of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry's Annual Meeting, "Beat the Blues," New Orleans, LA, April 10-12, 2014

“Uniform Commercial Code in Construction Activities and Performance, Acceptance, Completion Factors” Federal Publications Seminars, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 11, 2011

“Surety Issues Related to Integrated Project Delivery” Surety Association of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 19, 2011

“The State of Privileges” 2011 Annual Meeting for the Forum on the Construction Industry of the American Bar Association, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 14, 2011

“Joint Venture, Mentor-Protégé Programs and Teaming Arrangements” Surety Association of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, February 23, 2011

“Developments in Standard Bond Forms and Inputs of the Construction Industry” Construction Risk Conference by the 30th International Risk Management Institute, Inc., Orlando, Florida, November 17, 2010

“Top 10 Legal Mistakes by Contractors” Indiana Construction Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 5, 2010

“Consensus DOCS 750:  A Competing Standard Form of Subcontract Agreement”
Indianapolis Masonry Contractors Association, April 14, 2009

“What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You:  The Use of ConsensusDOCS”
Indiana Construction Association, Annual Meeting, November, 2008

“What’s In Your Contract?  2007 AIA Revisions and ConsensusDOCS”
Indiana Construction Industry Conference, February 26, 2008

“Resolving Problems and Disputes on Construction Projects”
National Business Institute, June 2006

“Common Law Bonds”
presented to Division 7 of the ABA’s Construction Industry Forum, April 2005

“State-by-State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims”
Aspen Law & Business (Indiana Chapter), 2002

Other Contact Info


Shannon Gregoire
T 317.237.3961