The hires of Zivitz and Chugh highlight the firm's expansion in the Indianapolis market, as the office now has 30 attorneys, the most since the office opened in 2014.
"Martin’s experience as a transactional lawyer will immediately bring additional depth to our M&A team,” said Will Schultz, the firm’s Business Law national chair. "His law firm and corporate general counsel background make him an excellent fit for our growth plans in Indianapolis, as well as for our corporate transactional practice overall."
Zivitz counsels publicly and privately held business clients on corporate matters such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, commercial transactions, private equity investments and other complex transactions. He represents businesses of all sizes and from multiple industries including healthcare, skilled nursing, education, technology, energy, manufacturing and distribution, and financial services. He holds a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University.
"I'm pleased to join Quarles & Brady as I share the firm's commitment to understanding our clients’ industries and business objectives and helping them achieve their goals," said Zivitz. "I look forward to contributing to an already exceptional and experienced business law team."
Chugh counsels domestic and international financial institutions, corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations on a variety of transactional matters. She represents clients in matters related to securities issuances, asset purchase and sale, entity formation, board governance, tax exemptions, mergers and acquisitions, contract preparation and negotiation.
Chugh is an active member of several Indiana-based organizations, including board member of Hoosier Women Forward, board member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association - Indiana chapter, membership committee member of the Indiana State Bar Association and executive committee member of Better Indiana Political Action Committee. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, Master of Science from London School of Economics and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.