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                                         Andrew Z. Soshnick
                                          PARTNER
                                          drew.soshnick@bakerd.com

                                          CONTACT
                                          300 N. Meridian Street
                                          Suite 2700
                                          Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204
                                          T: 317.237.1243
                                          F: 317.237.1000


                                          PRACTICES
                                          • Individual/Family
                                          • Litigation
                                          • Real Estate/Land Use
                                          • Sports & Entertainment

                                          PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
                                          Drew Soshnick is chairman of Baker & Daniels' family law group and concentrates his practice
                                          in counseling and representing individuals in a wide array of family law matters, with particular
                                          emphasis on the economic aspects of matrimonial law. This concentration includes, among
                                          other things, addressing sophisticated financial issues such as valuing and dividing complex
                                          marital assets (including corporations, partnerships, professional practices and
                                          proprietorships), assessing executive compensation and benefits, tax analysis and planning,
                                          tracing of assets, and drafting premarital agreements. Drew also represents clients in
                                          contested child custody and child support proceedings. Baker & Daniels' family law group
                                          draws upon the firm's breadth of experience and resources in litigation, corporate, financial
                                          services, entrepreneurial services, taxation, estate planning, real estate and bankruptcy in
                                          providing comprehensive personal services.


                                          Drew is past chair of both the Indiana State Bar Association Family & Juvenile Law Section
                                          and the Indianapolis Bar Association Family Law Section. Drew also serves as a member of
                                          the State of Indiana Family Law Independent Certification Organization.


                                          Drew is a frequent speaker at national and state family law seminars, including the American
                                          Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers' annual meeting in Chicago and the American Bar
                                          Association annual meeting. Each year since 1999, Drew presents the annual "Family Law
                                          Update" to Indiana jurists at the Judicial Conference of Indiana. Drew also writes extensively
                                          on family law in both national and state treatises and publications.



                                          CERTIFICATIONS
                                          • Certified Family Law Specialist, as certified by the Family Law Certification Board

                                          • State of Indiana Registered Family Law Mediator




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                                          HONORS
                                          • Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®
                                          • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers — Fellow
                                          • The Best Lawyers in America — Family Law, 1999-2011, and Indianapolis Family Law Lawyer of
                                            the Year, 2011
                                          • Indiana Super Lawyers — Family Law, since its first publication in 2004 to 2010
                                          • Charles L. Whistler Pro Bono Award — Baker & Daniels, 2009
                                          • Indiana State Bar Association — Gale M. Phelps Award, 2006
                                          • Indianapolis Business Journal — Forty Under 40, 1998
                                          • Indianapolis Monthly — "Best Divorce Lawyers in Indianapolis"
                                          • Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, Class XXV
                                          • Phi Beta Kappa
                                          • Order of the Coif
                                          • Omicron Delta Epsilon
                                          • Pi Sigma Alpha
                                          • Mortar Board
                                          • DERU (Northwestern University)
                                          • The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology — Coordinating Note and Comment Editor, 1987-88

                                          CIVIC ACTIVITIES
                                          • Northwestern University Alumni Association
                                          • Northwestern University Club of Indianapolis — Director
                                          • Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta
                                          • AIPAC — Central Indiana Council President

                                          PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
                                          • Indiana State Bar Association — Family & Juvenile Law Section, Past Chair; Member, Legislative
                                            Committee
                                          • Indianapolis Bar Association — At-Large Director; Family Law Section, Past Chair
                                          • American Bar Association — Family Law and Litigation Sections
                                          • American Judicature Society
                                          • NITA Advocates Association
                                          • State of Indiana Family Law Specialist Certification Committee
                                          • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum — Immediate Past President; Member, Board of
                                            Directors
                                          • Indiana Bar Foundation — Life Fellow
                                          • Indianapolis Bar Foundation — Distinguished Fellow

                                          PUBLICATIONS
                                          • "Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses," Chapter 1A, Distinguishing Personal Goodwill from
                                            Enterprise Goodwill in Marital Dissolution Actions, Ronald L. Brown, Editor, Aspen Publishers (3rd
                                            Ed. 2009)
                                          • "Distinguishing Personal and Enterprise Goodwill in Divorce Valuations: The Twenty-First Century
                                            Line in the Sand," American Bar Association Section of Litigation Family Law Committee 2009




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                                              Annual Review
                                          • "Post-Nuptial Agreements in Indiana: A Rose by Any Other Name …," Family Matters, Summer
                                              2009
                                          • "Effective Cross-Examination of Business Valuation Experts in Divorce Cases," 22 American
                                              Journal of Family Law 134 (Fall 2008)
                                          •   "Distinguishing Personal Goodwill and Enterprise Goodwill in Divorce Actions: Is 'Mum' The New
                                              Word?," The Indiana Lawyer, May 2007
                                          •   "Singing the Yoon Tune: Can You Make Out the Melody?" The Indiana Lawyer, March 2005
                                          •   "'Til Death or Divorce Do Us Part ... Baby, Check the Contract," Family Matters (Indiana State Bar
                                              Association Family & Juvenile Law Section Newsletter), Fall 2003
                                          •   "The Evolving World of Corporate Redemptions in Divorce Cases," Family Matters, Winter 2001
                                          •   "Valuing Business Goodwill in Marital Dissolution Actions: Boldly or Blindly Striving to Grab the
                                              Brass Ring from the Blue Sky?," 39 Res Gestae 16, 1995
                                          •   "Indiana Family Law 1993: Much Ado About Some Things," 27 Ind. L. Rev. 4, 1994
                                          •   "The Rape Shield Paradox: Complainant Protection Amidst Oscillating Trends of State Judicial
                                              Interpretation," 78 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 644, 1987


                                          PRESENTATIONS
                                          • "Family Law Update," Judicial Conference of Indiana, 1999-present
                                          • "2009 Family Law Year In Review," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), December
                                            2009
                                          • "Post-Nuptial Agreements," Allen County Bar Association, October 2009
                                          • "Family Law Institute," ICLEF, October 2009
                                          • "Advanced Family Law," ICLEF, September 2009
                                          • "Advanced Family Law," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), July 2009
                                          • "CME Update for Family Mediators," ICLEF, July 2009
                                          • "Family Law," Indianapolis Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, June 2009
                                          • "2008 Family Law Year In Review," ICLEF, December 2008
                                          • "Indiana Divorce Settlements: Premarital Drafting and Tax Issues," Indiana State Bar Association,
                                            December 2008
                                          • "2008 Family Law Update," Johnson County Bar Association, December 2008
                                          • "Divorce 101," ICLEF, November 2008
                                          • "Family Law," ICLEF, November 2008
                                          • "Family Law Institute," ICLEF, October 2008
                                          • "Advanced Family Law," ICLEF, September 2008
                                          • "Divorce 101," ICLEF, April 2008
                                          • "Trial Advocacy Skills College," ICLEF, March 2008
                                          • "Out of Country – Family Law," ICLEF, February 2008
                                          • "Annual Bankruptcy Institute — Family Law," ICLEF, December 2007
                                          • "Advanced Family Law," ICLEF, December 2007
                                          • "2007 Family Law Year In Review," ICLEF, December 2007
                                          • "Premarital Agreements," Indianapolis Bar Association, November 2007
                                          • "'I Worked It, Nurtured It, Sweated for It: It's Mine', The Complexity of Representing Business
                                            Owners in Divorce," American Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Meeting, October 2007
                                          • "Family Law Institute," ICLEF, October 2007




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                                          •   "Hot Tips for Family Law Experts," American Bar Association Annual Meeting, August 2007
                                          •   "As Goes the Family, So Goes Family Law," ICLEF, February 2007
                                          •   "Hot Tips and Topics in Family Law," ICLEF, January 2007
                                          •   "Hot Topics in Child Custody," ICLEF, July 2006
                                          •   "Arbitration and Relocation Law," ICLEF, May 2006
                                          •   "Recent Trends in Family Law," ICLEF, February 2006
                                          •   "Advanced Family Law," ICLEF, December 2005
                                          •   "Family Law," ICLEF, November 2005
                                          •   "Family Law Institute," ICLEF, July 2005
                                          •   "Family Law," Indianapolis Bar Association Bench-Bar Conference, June 2005
                                          •   "The New Child Support and Parenting Time Guidelines — One-Year Litigation Institute," ICLEF,
                                              January 2005
                                          •   "Advanced Family Law," ICLEF, December 2004
                                          •   "Indiana Litigation Institute," ICLEF, October 2004
                                          •   "Family Law Institute," ICLEF, July 2004
                                          •   "Child Support Guidelines," ICLEF, May 2004
                                          •   "The Cutting Edge of Valuation: What Does 50/50 Ownership Mean in Valuation?" and "Enterprise
                                              Goodwill: The Latest in Valuation Methodologies," Moderator, American Academy of Matrimonial
                                              Lawyers, November 2003
                                          •   "Advanced Family Law," Chair, ICLEF, October 2003
                                          •   "Family Law Institute," ICLEF, July 2003
                                          •   "The Marital Agreement Deskbook: Prenuptials, Cohabitation, Post-Nuptials and Property
                                              Settlements," ICLEF, May 2003
                                          •   "Necessary Knowledge in the Proper Processing of a Marriage Dissolution," ICLEF, March 2003
                                          •   "Divorce Valuations," Chair, ICLEF, December 2002
                                          •   "Advanced Family Law," ICLEF, November 2002
                                          •   "2002 Family Law Update," Johnson County Bar Association, October 2002
                                          •   "Knowing What the Family Court Expects of Counsel," Indianapolis Bar Association, November
                                              2001
                                          •   "Child Custody and Support," ICLEF, June 2001
                                          •   "Practicing Divorce," ICLEF, February 2001


                                          EDUCATION
                                          • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
                                          • Northwestern University, M.A., 1985
                                          • Northwestern University, B.A. with distinction, 1985

                                          BAR ADMISSIONS
                                          • Indiana, 1988

                                          COURT ADMISSIONS
                                          • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 1988
                                          • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 1988




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