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Scopelitis in the News: IBJ: For many Indy law firms, downtown remains where it’s at

Gregory M. Feary

February 17, 2023

Scopelitis was featured in the IBJ and Indiana Lawyer about the advantages of its national headquarters being located at the center of downtown Indianapolis, with a stunning view of historic Monument Circle. An excerpt from the article, for which IBJ Reporter Susan Orr interviewed Scopelitis President & Managing Partner Greg Feary:

Whether they are downsizing their offices in the post-pandemic era of remote and hybrid work, holding steady or even expanding their space, downtown law firms say they have good reasons to remain in the heart of the city—from logistical concerns to the desire for a central location to the prestige factor they associate with a downtown address. As a group, local law firms have a significant presence downtown. Of 12 large law firms surveyed, the firms occupy nearly a million square feet of combined office space and employ more than 2,100 people, most of whom come downtown to work in the office at least a few days each week.

The law firm of Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary PC sees its downtown offices as part of its identity. It occupies the 14th and 15th floors of the Market Tower building at 10 W. Market St. and has a boardroom with a 60-seat table and a view of Monument Circle.

“It defines us. We’re an Indianapolis-headquartered firm,” said Greg Feary, a partner at Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary PC.

Scopelitis is the only law firm in the country devoted entirely to the transportation and logistics industries, and it serves its more than 5,000 clients from 11 offices around the United States. The firm occupies the 14th and 15th floors of the Market Tower building at 10 W. Market St., with 32,000 square feet of space, including a sweeping lobby staircase, custom finishes in some of the partners’ offices—Feary’s office has a wood floor—and a boardroom with a 60-seat table and an eye-popping view of Monument Circle.

“It’s not just Class A space to present an appropriate image to our client base, but it’s also for recruiting the top attorneys,” Feary said. “We recruit attorneys from all over the country and top administrative and IT people.”

Being downtown also puts the office in proximity to urban amenities, such as sports and entertainment venues and restaurants that aren’t necessarily available in the suburbs. For both client-entertainment purposes and for employees, Feary said, “we think that’s a draw.”


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