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Ryan M. Schulz

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Ryan M. Schulz

Partner
Ryan Schulz’s practice focuses on business law, real estate law, construction law, estate planning and trial and litigation services. Ryan has helped counsel clients through complicated business and construction transactions and can be of assistance to any company in reviewing contracts, negotiating contracts, drafting contracts, and handling litigation involving a variety of business transactions, including construction, manufacturing, real estate and other business contracts. Hardworking and personable, clients enjoy working with Ryan and appreciate his responsiveness.

Education

  • 2005

    Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., B.S., Sport Marketing and Management

  • 2008

    Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Ind., J.D.

  • 2008

    Renmin University of China School of Law, Beijing, China, Chinese Law Certification

Experience

  • Represents manufacturers in the negotiation of multi-year supply agreements and other legal matters dealing with commercial law issues such as risk of loss, delivery, liability, indemnity, warranty, volume bonus and rebate issues.
  • Assists construction clients in the negotiation and incorporation of clauses such as indemnity, warranty, liability limitations, and dispute resolution.
  • Represents buyers and sellers of commercial real estate with their transactions. Represents clients in real estate litigation and dispute resolution.
  • Negotiates and drafts an array of business agreements for corporate clients including but not limited to terms and conditions of sale, user terms and conditions, non-competition/non-disclosure agreements, asset purchase agreements, real estate purchase agreements, commercial lease agreements, residential lease agreements, stock purchase agreements, independent contractor agreements, and other business transactional agreements.
  • Advises closely-held businesses on legal issues from incorporation, to day-to-day business operations, to the winding down of the business.
  • Successfully prosecutes and resolves complicated corporate officer and shareholder disputes

Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Real Estate

Publications and Presentations

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Evansville Bar Association: Real Property Section, Chair

Civic Affiliations

  • City of Evansville Building Commission: Hearing Officer
  • Point Man of Newburgh: Golf Outing Co-Founder and Chair
  • Evansville Fire Merit Commission: President
  • Evansville Otters Baseball Club: Advisory Board Member
  • Southwest Indiana Chamber: Board of Directors, Former Member; Young Professionals Alliance, Former Chair
  • Evansville Mayor Winnecke Emerging Leaders Counsel: Former Member
  • 1816 Group: Co-Founder
  • Youth First, Inc.: Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Rotaract Club of Evansville: Former President
  • Indiana University Alumni Club of Greater Evansville: Former Board Member
  • Indiana University Adopt-a-School Program, Mater Dei High School: Former Participant
  • Leadership Evansville: Program Alumnus

Recognitions

  • Selected, Indiana Super Lawyers® Magazine, Rising Star in Business/Contracts Law (2016)
  • Honored, Up and Coming Lawyer, The Indiana Lawyer (2015)
  • Recipient, Donald R. Lundberg Writing Award presented by the Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section (2014)
  • Selected, “20 Under 40,” Evansville Business Journal (2012)
  • Named “Up & Comer,” Evansville Business Journal/Evansville Courier and Press (2009)

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana