Steve Stitle to Join Krieg DeVault LLP

Indianapolis, IN, March 04, 2012 --( Krieg DeVault is pleased to announce that Stephen A. Stitle will be joining Krieg DeVault on May 1, 2012 as a Partner. Before joining Krieg DeVault, Stitle served as Regional Chairman for PNC Bank, Indiana, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Stitle, who served for 17 years as Regional Chairman and Regional President with PNC Bank and Indiana President with National City Bank, and more than 25 years as an executive with Eli Lilly, will focus his efforts on the firm’s corporate and financial institutions practice. He was a lawyer for Eli Lilly in a variety of legal positions. He also served as General Counsel for Elizabeth Arden in New York, Director of Government Relations and Special Counsel in Washington, D.C. and Secretary and Deputy General Counsel of the parent company.

Beyond Stitle’s numerous professional achievements, he has been an active business and civic leader, as well as a board member on community organizations. He serves on the boards of directors for the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Center for Leadership Development, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Indiana University Foundation, St. Vincent’s Heart Center of Indiana, Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee, Pacers Foundation, Sagamore Institute for Policy Research and Simon Youth Foundation.

“We are extremely pleased to have Steve join our team,” said Michael E. Williams, the firm’s Managing Partner. “Steve’s business experience, professionalism and established business and community reputation will be a tremendous asset for our firm. Steve will play an integral role in helping our firm to better serve our clients and solidify our reputation for sound business counsel.” He is a member of the bars of Indiana and Washington, D.C.

“I am pleased to be a partner with Krieg DeVault,” said Stitle. “The firm has provided outstanding legal services to its clients for over a century. I admire its entrepreneurial approach to working with individuals and corporate clients. It is a pleasure and an honor to be a partner with a firm of this caliber.”

About Krieg DeVault LLP
Krieg DeVault LLP is a 140-professional, diversified law firm representing a wide variety of local, regional, national and international clients. It is a business-focused law firm with offices in Indianapolis, Carmel, Noblesville, Mishawaka, and Schererville, Indiana, Chicago, Illinois, Atlanta, Georgia, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Boca Grande, Florida. The firm’s attorneys have significant experience in key areas that address the needs of a diversified client base.

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