INDIANAPOLIS, IN—Barnes & Thornburg has announced Andrew J. Detherage has become managing partner of the law firm, effective Nov. 9. Detherage succeeds Robert T. Grand, who assumed the role in 2014 and will now resume his practice in the firm’s Government Service and Finance group. The succession plan was announced last year.
Detherage, who has been on the firm’s Management Committee for 20 years, takes the helm at a critical moment in the firm’s growth trajectory, having played a pivotal role in the firm’s continued national expansion – including the opening of offices in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Raleigh, Ann Arbor and Salt Lake City.
A partner with the firm’s Litigation Department, Detherage has been with Barnes & Thornburg his entire legal career, which began in 1990. Named partner in 1999, he is chair of the firm’s Strategic Planning Committee, a member of the Management Committee, and former co-chair of the Insurance Recovery and Counseling practice. He has been part of the firm’s strategic growth as Barnes & Thornburg added depth in numerous practices from Life Sciences to Healthcare, Private Funds and Asset Management, White Collar, Compliance and Investigations and thriving intellectual property, litigation and M&A practices, among others.