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 legal matters involving public and commercial construction projects, including stadiums and arenas, waste water treatment facilities, wind farms, hotels, hospitals, and civil infrastructure (highways, bridges, and airports).  Dan has significant experience resolving complex construction claims involving multiple parties through both informal negotiations and formal dispute resolution including arbitration and litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Dan is a Governing Committee Member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law and former Chair of the Forum’s Division 7 – Insurance, Surety and Liens. Dan is also a member of the construction and surety law section of the Indiana State Bar Association.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2009–2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2015-2019

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 – 2012
  • IndyHub, Inc., Board of Directors, 2010 - 2013
  • The Hundred Club of Indianapolis, Member, 2011 - present
  • Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, Strategic Planning Committee, 2014 - present

Non-FBT Publications and Events

"How to Avoid Tilting at Windmills: Points to Consider When Filing Mechanics' Liens Against Windfarms"
ABA Forum on Construction Law, Division 7 Hot Topic, June 2, 2016

"Insurance & Indemnity"
ABA Forum on Construction Law, Construction Contracts Regional Program, Indianapolis, IN, March 4, 2016

"Builder's Risk: From Basics to the Best Practices"
ABA Forum on Construction Law Midwinter Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 21, 2016

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

Other Contact Info


Julianne Stickle
T 317.237.3958