Lucy Dollens

Lucy Dollens

Attorney: Business & Appellate Litigation

Quarles & Brady LLP

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Lucy Dollens has lived in Zionsville, Indiana, for 11 years.   Lucy is one of the founding partners who opened the Indianapolis office for the well-established and nationally recognized law firm Quarles & Brady LLP in May of 2014.  Quarles & Brady LLP is a 475-lawyer, full service law firm with offices in Chicago, IL; Madison and Milwaukee, WI; Naples and Tampa, FL; Phoenix and Tucson, AZ; Washington, D.C., and now Indianapolis, IN.

Lucy Dollens concentrates her practice in commercial litigation. She handles all aspects of business litigation disputes, including advising clients on a broad range of contractual issues prior to the initiation of litigation. Her practice extends to federal and state trial and appellate courts, bankruptcy courts, proceedings involving governmental agencies and regulators, and class actions. Additionally, Lucy represents and advises clients on the enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment contracts and with respect to premises liability issues.  Licensed in both Indiana and West Virginia, Lucy also defends financial institutions, loan servicers, credit card issuers, and a broad range of consumer finance companies regarding litigation disputes.  Lucy has also worked closely with financial institutions, advising on internal processes and governance matters with respect to compliance and regulatory issues.  Lucy's practice also focuses on appellate litigation, where she represents individuals and corporate clients in both state and federal appellate courts on a broad range of legal issues. Finally, she represents amicus curiae parties regarding significant issues of Indiana law before Indiana’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.  


·         Indiana University – Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2002)

o    Indiana Law Review (Note Development Editor)

·         Butler University (B.A., cum laude, 1998)

o    Top Ten Female Student (1997, 1998)


·         Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Amicus Curiae Committee Vice Chair)

·         Indianapolis Bar Association

o    Appellate Practice Section (Executive Committee) and past President (2013)

o    Women in Law Division (Executive Committee)

·         Indiana State Bar Association (Appellate Practice Section)

·         Indiana State Bar Foundation (Development and Communications Committee)

·         American Bar Association (Council of Appellate Lawyers)

·         Seventh Circuit Bar Association (Member)

·         Sagamore American Inn of Court (2007-2009)

·         Champ Camp, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to children with tracheostomies and in need of respiratory assistance (Board of Directors since 2006)

·         Butler University, “Count It! For Cat” annual SIDS awareness and fundraising event (Volunteer)

·         Indianapolis Bar Association Ask A Lawyer Program (Volunteer)

·         ZWIN - Zionsville Women in Network (Member)


·         Indiana Defense Lawyer of the Year (DTCI) (2013)

·         Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (2014, 2015)

·         Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers-Rising Stars® (2010-2012)

·         Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Distinguished Fellow (Since 2012)

·         Lacy Leadership Association’s Leadership & Educ. Dev. Program (2010)

·         IADC Trial Academy, Stanford Law School (2008)

·         Indiana Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series III (Graduate, 2006)