Michael Dorelli is a partner of Hoover Hull Turner LLP.  He practices in the areas of business litigation and professional liability defense.

Education & Clerkships

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis
  • Executive Managing Editor, Indiana Law Review
  • Intern, Indiana Secretary of State, Securities Division
  • B.S., Finance, Indiana University Kelley School of Business-Bloomington


  • AV Preeminent®, Martindale–Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2014–19)
  • Indiana Super Lawyers® (2014-18)
  • Indiana Rising Stars® (2009, 2011)

Professional Associations & Civic Involvement

  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association (Ethics Committee)

Business Litigation

  • Represents businesses and individuals in disputes involving contract performance and interpretation issues, disputes relating to corporate ownership and control, trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, interpretation and enforcement of non-competition covenants, business torts, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and defamation, trademark and copyright infringement, construction disputes, and employment-related disputes.

Professional Liability

  • Represents attorneys and their firms in matters involving claims of professional negligence, disciplinary proceedings, and related allegations, in addition to advising clients on lawyer ethics and professional liability issues.

Insurance Coverage

  • Represents insurers in coverage litigation and related matters, including the defense of bad faith claims.
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Presentations & Publications

  • Author or Co-Author, Recent Developments in Indiana Business and Contract Law, Indiana Law Review, 2009-2014.
  • Author or Co-Author, Recent Developments in Indiana Civil Procedure, Indiana Law Review, 2005-2008.
  • Author, Striking Back at Extortionate Securities Litigation: Silicon Graphics Leads the Way to a Truly Heightened and Uniform Pleading Standard, Indiana Law Review, 1998.

Michael A.


Email: mdorelli@hooverhullturner.com
Phone: (317) 822-4400 x105
Fax: (317) 822-0234

Assistant: Regina Miller
Assistant Phone: (317) 822-4400 x119