Hunter DeKoninck is a member of the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He has legal experience in several areas of the law, including commercial litigation, products liability, and business law. Hunter also serves on the financial services litigation team in the Indianapolis office, representing and defending financial institutions in litigation disputes on a wide range of issues in both the commercial and residential areas.
In serving clients who increasingly operate in, and market to, a global economy, Hunter is able to draw from unique experiences that add to the value of Quarles & Brady's rich client service. Hunter has lived abroad in several countries, including Nigeria where he served two years in the Embassy of the U.S. State Department in the Public Affairs Section. He then moved to Uganda to study the effects of American trade regulations in Eastern Africa. His research has since been published. See Hunter DeKoninck, Breaking the Curse: A Multi-Layered Regulatory Approach, 22 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 121 (2015). Finally, Hunter served in Washington, D.C. in the United States Senate under an Indiana Senator.
While attending law school, he was the executive business editor for the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, where he was named "2L Outstanding Associate of the Year." He also participated in the Indiana Moot Court Competition, where he was recognized by being awarded "Brief-Writing Honors."
Prior to joining the firm, Hunter gained legal experience from a number of perspectives. First, he was an extern for the Indiana Supreme Court where he worked personally with one of the justices. He has also worked client-side on the in-house legal counsel team for a Fortune 500 corporation. Finally, he worked as a summer associate for a large private law firm.
Education and Honors
- Indiana University–Maurer School of Law (J.D., 2015)
- Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies (Executive Business Editor)
- Brief-Writing Honors for the Moot Court Competition (Recipient)
- International Law Society (Vice President)
- Dean's Honors
- Wake Forest University (B.A., 2012)
- Richter Scholar
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana