Terrence L. Brookie

T 317.237.3851
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4236

Terrence concentrates his practice at Frost Brown Todd in the areas of construction and surety and fidelity law.  He is also a mediator of construction disputes, and is admitted to practice in both the state of Indiana and federal courts. 

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2005-2014
  • Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2007-2014, Top 50 Super Lawyers in Indiana

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1981
  • American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry, Chair-Elect (former Chair of Technology Committee 2010-2012; former member of Governing Committee 2008-2011; former member of the Division 7 Steering Committee -- Liens, Bonds and Insurance Section, Division Chairperson 2003-2005), TIPS Fidelity/Surety Law Committee, and Construction Litigation Committee
  • American College of Construction Lawyers, Inducted 2006, Board of Governors, Former Co-Chair of Insurance Committee

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, Board of Elders, 2002-2005; Clerk of Session, 2003-2005
  • Denison University, Vice President, Alumni Council, 2000-2002

Non-FBT Publications and Events

“Lessons Learned: Anticipating and Resolving Project Disputes — If Your Project Is Special, Why Shouldn’t Your Dispute Resolution Clause Be Special?”
ABA’s Annual Forum on the Construction Industry, 2007

“The Uniform Commercial Code in Construction Activities and Performance/Completion Factors”
Faculty member at Concentrated Course in Construction Contracts Seminars (Federal Publications), presented annually

"Design-Build Public Works Projects”
Associated General Contractors of Indiana, 2006

“Strategies to Address Catastrophic Price Increases – Lessons Learned from Steel Price Increases in the Construction Industry”
Associated General Contractors of Indiana, 2005

“The Nuts and Bolts of Warranties”
ICLEF Seminar, 2002

“State-by-State Guide to Construction Contracts and Claims”
Aspen Law & Business (Indiana Chapter), 2006

“A State-by-State Analysis of Current Legal Issues Affecting Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Owners (From a Contracting and Claims Perspective)”
Aspen Law & Business (Indiana Chapter), 2002

“Procedural Barriers in Design-Build Claims”
The Construction Lawyer, 2000

“Barriers to Effective Dispute Resolution—Litigation Issues”
Forum on the Construction Industry, 2000

Fifty-State Construction Lien and Bond Law
Wiley Law Publications (Indiana Chapter), 1992 and updates

Other Contact Info


Jan Garza
T 317.237.3267