Martha Reddy Lehman

Partner

Overview

Martha is the counsel the financial industry seeks to provide favorable resolutions from the routine to the most complex matters.  Martha’s considerable career experience allows her to propose solutions from best-practices to groundbreaking. Having built long standing relationships with her opposing counsel from many locations, she is able to thoroughly assesses her clients’ prospects before setting foot in the courtroom.

Martha’s clients are most often secured lenders, unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, and debtors. She assists with the purchase of assets from insolvent entities, both inside and outside of bankruptcy, and counsels clients regarding mechanic's and other forms of liens, as well as commercial litigation matters in connection with her practice. Her counsel includes natural extensions of the creditors’ rights and bankruptcy area of law including insolvency, corporate financial statements, real estate, compliance, environmental, agriculture, breaches of contract, and family-owned business issues. She has authored “friend of the court” briefs in both the Supreme Court of the United States and the Indiana Supreme Court on bankruptcy and litigation issues.

Martha is board certified by the American Board of Certification in Business Bankruptcy and is a fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. She is also a member of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Finance Counsel, the House of Delegates for the Indiana State Bar Association, and the St. Vincent DePaul Changing Lives Mentoring Program. Martha chairs the HEAL Committee for the Indianapolis Bar Association.

Membership & Involvement

  • Member: Indiana State Bar Association, Creditors Rights Section; House of Delegates; American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Faculty Committee Member, Former Director: American Board of Certification of Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Attorneys
  • Distinguished Fellow, Former Board Member: Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Former Chair: Indianapolis Bar Association; Commercial and Bankruptcy section
  • Indianapolis Bar Association: Chair, HEAL Committee; Member and Former Chair, Commercial and Bankruptcy Section 

Honors

  • Selected to the Indiana Super Lawyers list: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law: 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021; 2022
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© in Banking & Finance Law: 2022

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Education on Demand

Education

Vanderbilt University School of Law, J.D., 1987

University of Dayton, B.A., 1984, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Indiana
  • Ohio
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