“These highly talented attorneys have become important contributors to our success by consistently demonstrating their commitment to a client-first mindset and to delivering high quality counsel,” said Mike Aldana, the firm’s managing partner. “With this well-deserved recognition, they now are positioned to play an even bigger role in our continued, long-term success.”
The new partners in Indianapolis are:
Courtney S. Lynch, a member of the Business Law Practice Group in Indianapolis. She has extensive transactional and deal experience in the areas of affordable housing, religious activities, health care, and education. She regularly advises clients in the acquisition, financing, development, and operation of assets for community-based organizations. Lynch has specific experience representing tax credit investors and syndicators and church extension funds. She received her bachelor of arts from DePauw University and her juris doctor from Indiana University.
Parwana Noorzad, a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group in the Indianapolis office. She represents a variety of domestic and international manufacturers in product liability litigation in state and federal courts across the United States. Noorzad also serves as national coordinating counsel for large manufacturers overseeing hundreds of cases in more than thirty states. Prior to joining Quarles & Brady, Noorzad was a deputy prosecutor for the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, Special Victim’s Unit, where she prosecuted major felony cases. She received her bachelor of arts and juris doctor from Indiana University.
Elizabeth A. Trachtman Villa, an Indianapolis-based member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Her practice has been national in scope, with a focus on business disputes, and in particular those involving restrictive covenant, trade secret and commercial contracts. She has represented corporate clients in various federal and state courts and participated in jury trials resulting in defense verdicts. She received her bachelor of arts and juris doctor degrees from Indiana University.