Overview

Haroon Anwar solves complex civil litigation of all types for clients. He represents companies in product liability and personal injury cases, mass torts, premises liability cases, negligence cases and consumer fraud cases. Haroon has litigated in state and federal courts across the country and has extensive experience preparing for and trying cases.

Product Liability Litigation

Haroon defends manufacturers of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, engines, and industrial equipment and tools in product liability matters. Haroon has experience managing and successfully defending mass tort and multidistrict litigation, including coordination between state and federal court proceedings.

Regulatory Counseling

In addition to litigation, Haroon advises manufacturers and other business clients on regulatory and general legal matters. Haroon’s business and accounting background provides him with the skills to successfully understand and handle matters involving complex damages or financial issues.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Indiana

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Education

Indiana University Kelley School of Business
M.S. in Accounting (2010)

Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies (notes editor) (2009)

Indiana University
B.A. in Economics and History, with high distinction (2006)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • National Immigrant Justice Center – Obtained asylum for a young woman that fled El Salvador as an unaccompanied minor to escape persecution and gang violence, January 2017
  • Southern District of Indiana, Civil Trial Assistance Panel — Pro bono trial counsel for federal prisoners in Federal Tort Claim Act cases; selected for individual recognition at 2016 Southern District of Indiana volunteer appreciation reception
  • The Advocates for Human Rights — Worked to obtain asylum to prevent deportation of two Somali women based on their fear of being subjected to forcible genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia and their fear of persecution due to minority clan membership
  • Wills Clinic at Eskenazi Health — Prepared end-of-life documents for low-income patients
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Refugee Adjustment (Green Card) Clinic — Assisted refugees in obtaining a green card to further secure their status in the United States
  • Eskenazi Medical-Legal Partnership — Assisted family members in obtaining guardianship to make medical decisions for incapacitated adults

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) — Mentoring local law students with the goal of helping a new and diverse generation of attorneys to succeed, 2013-present
  • Street Law Program — Working to educate local high school students with potential interest in a legal career about civil law topics, 2013-present
  • United Way Leadership United, Diversity Series — Participated in a comprehensive community and board development program with the aim of building and cultivating diversity within the Indianapolis community and nonprofit sector, 2013-14   

Honors

  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2014-16
  • USDC, Southern District of Indiana – Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016
  • Lawyers of Color — Midwest Region Hot List, 2014 (awarded to exceptional early- to mid-career minority attorneys)
  • Indiana CLEO — Fellow, 2006
  • Phi Beta Kappa
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