Kyle W. Leclere

Kyle W. Leclere

Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Partner

Indianapolis, Indiana

With a practice that is national in scope, Kyle LeClere defends major product liability and commercial litigation. He has represented well-known brands, often serving as the point person for the national defense and trial team responsible for extensive litigation portfolios involving products such as paints, inks and home appliances, and claims such as chemical exposure and design/manufacturing defects. Kyle focuses on the litigation and resolution of product liability, toxic tort and commercial cases. He is national products counsel for multiple Fortune 500 companies, and assists clients across a wide range of industries with civil litigation matters involving personal injury, property damage and breach of warranty claims, as well as complex commercial agreements. Kyle also counsels small business and entrepreneurial clients, including physicians and dentists, on general litigation matters, connecting them with his industry-specific colleagues in the firm when the need arises. Kyle’s experience extends to virtually all stages of the judicial process, having litigated cases both regionally and nationally from pre-lawsuit negotiations through trial. His trial experience extends from small claims matters to a $1.4 billion contract dispute. Outside of the product liability and tort realm, Kyle also represents financial institutions, including banks, lenders and mortgage companies, in serious disputes involving The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), as well as borrower defaults, breach of contract, fraud and misrepresentation claims. In addition, Kyle represents dentists and doctors with privately owned practices, advising them on various small-business matters, including healthcare, transactional and employment issues. While in law school, Kyle served as an intern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Appreciated by clients and colleagues alike for his ability to manage extensive litigation portfolios with claims across the country, Kyle’s focus on designing streamlined strategies that benefit his client’s position, coupled with aggressive defense tactics, make him a resource at the firm for even the most challenging disputes.

Experience

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  • Partner
    Jan 2018 ∼ Present 4 years
  • Associate
    Nov 2015* ∼ Jan 2018 2 years
Firm Prospects attorney tracking launched in 2015/2016. Prior employment history currently unavailable.

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