Anthony W. Overholt

T 317.237.3936
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4236

Tony has extensive experience in representing schools and other municipal entities, as well as private companies. He is an experienced litigation attorney with numerous jury and bench trials in federal and state court with substantive concentration in labor, employment discrimination, general litigation and constitutional law. He also has significant class action and appellate experience. As part of his representation of local governments, he assists with negotiating collective bargaining agreements with public sector unions and has assisted in managing public relations strategies relating to those negotiations.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Grievance Committee; Professional Responsibility, former Chairperson
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Committee on Attorney Advertising, former Member
  • Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • National School Board Association's Council of School Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Law Enforcement Consolidation Committee, Mayor’s representative
  • Marion County Juvenile Justice Project, former Volunteer

Non-FBT Publications and Events

"Current Issues in Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement Officials," Lorman Teleconference, April 29, 2010

"Summary Judgment Denied? Getting Your Employment Case Ready for Trial," Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, Lorman Conference, 2006

“Getting Your Employment Case Ready for Trial,” Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, 2006

Presenter: “HARASSMENT: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You and the Department,” Municipal Law XXII seminar, 2006

“Police Liability” seminar, Lorman, 2006

“Municipal Liability,” Indiana Civil Liberties Union seminar, Faculty Member, 2003, 2001

Instructor: “Employment Law, Orientation and Training for Newly Elected,” Instructor, 2006, 1998

“A Retreat From The Objective Test For Qualified Immunity,” Defense Research Institute Newsletter, 2007

Co-author: “Survey of 1994 Developments in the Law of Professional Responsibility,” 28 Ind. Law Rev., 1995

“Retaining the Retaining Lien,” 35 Res Gestae, 1992

Other Contact Info


Karen Dickerson
T 317.237.3919