Eric Baker

T 317.237.3886
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4236

Eric understands the regulatory, environmental and economic challenges facing companies today; he spent 18 years serving as general counsel in the transportation industry. As a former general counsel, Eric was involved in determining the strategic direction of companies, managing legal matters, reviewing and drafting employment policies and documents, and reviewing and drafting commercial contracts. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, international and domestic commercial real estate, corporate compliance and governance, employment law, intellectual property and international licensing and authorized representative agreements.

Eric’s focus as a member of FBT's Distribution, Logistics and Transportation industry team is on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions and general corporate matters. Eric also assists in defending clients in commercial litigation, employment issues, personal injury matters and liability issues.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Trucking Associations
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Conference of Freight Counsel
  • Indiana Motor Truck Association
  • North American Transportation Employee Relations Association

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Mergers & Acquisitions: From the Beginning; Presentation

Mergers & Acquisitions: Due Diligence, Timing & Process; Presentation

Mergers & Acquisitions IV: The Closing; Presentation

Mergers & Acquisitions: Representations and Warranties; Presentation

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: The Challenges and Risks Faced by Carriers, Brokers, and Freight Forwarders in 2018 - Risk Management and Legal Strategies that Affect Clients in the Transportation Sector Transportation Lawyers Association; Orlando, FL, May 3, 2018

Raising Capital to Support Growth, Indiana Motor Truck Association Annual Convention; Indianapolis, IN, November 4, 2017

Building Owner Operators for the Longhaul, Indiana Motor Truck Association, April 24, 2017

The Inevitable Class Action: Preparing for, Defending and Recovering from Potential, Company Calamity Association of Corporate Counsel, Chicago, IL, November 2, 2016

Negotiating and Drafting Third-Party Logistics Provider Agreements Stafford; Webinar, June 8, 2016

Other Contact Info


Barbara Chelminiak
T 317.237.3945