Jeffrey D. Roberts

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Carmel, Indiana

Hollingsworth Roberts Means LLC
Jeffrey D. Roberts
Hollingsworth Roberts Means LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, General Litigation; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 2002

Education: Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2016

Hollingsworth Roberts Means LLC

12801 E New Market St
Carmel, IN 46032 Visit website


Attorney Jeffrey D. Roberts is a founding partner of the Hollingsworth Roberts Means LLC, law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 20 years of total legal experience, Mr. Roberts provides invaluable counsel and support to clients around Indianapolis and throughout the State of Indiana with legal needs involving any of the following:

  • General business and contract litigation
  • Franchise litigation
  • Wrongful competition and noncompete agreements
  • Defense of employment claims including wrongful termination and discrimination  
  • Professional liability defense including healthcare and medical malpractice
  • Shareholder disputes and business ownership issues
  • Civil and injury litigation

Mr. Roberts has gained a reputation for reasonable and effective negotiation, outstanding advocacy, and an unwavering dedication to his institutional and individual clients alike. He has achieved a long record of securing favorable outcomes in disputes resolved without litigation, and those which arise to lawsuits pending in arbitration forums, or the state and federal courts.  Business-minded by nature, Mr. Roberts graduated from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business with degrees in finance and marketing and worked as a financial analyst at a multinational investment bank before achieving his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law in Bloomington.  He is an active member of the Indiana State Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations, staunchly supports his local community and private charities, and remains deeply involved with his alma mater of IU, where he was inducted into Presidents Circle in 2021. 

In honor of his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Roberts has earned consistent recognition from his peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in his region. He has also received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great satisfaction in being able to help so many throughout his area with highly complex and pressing legal challenges.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, General Litigation, Business/Corporate, Employment Litigation: Defense

Focus areas

Contracts, Employment Law - Employer, Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, Trade Secret

  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 30% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20% General Litigation
  • 10% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Employment Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 2002, Indiana

Professional Webpage:

  • Rising Stars, 2011-2016
  • Super Lawyers, 2018-2022
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Common Issues Arising when the Corporation and its Majority and Minority Shareholders Part Ways ISBA Business Law Newsletter, Spring 2011. April 12, 2011 Authors: Jeffrey Roberts, Alice Morical
  • Gibson v. M & M Service Station Equip. Specialist, Inc., No. 1:06-cv-00861, 2009 WL 899660 (S.D. Ind. Mar. 30, 2009) (employment law)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Indiana State Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board Member; Indiana University Foundation/Well House Society
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Bloomington, IN, B.A. in Finance and Marketing, 1998

Office location for Jeffrey D. Roberts

12801 E New Market St
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-569-2200


6 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2016

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