Wendy D. Brewer

Overview of Experience and Nature of Practice:

Wendy has a broad range of experience practicing in the areas of business bankruptcy and restructuring, commercial foreclosure, commercial litigation, loan documentation, contract drafting and analysis, and providing general counsel advice for both small and large businesses. Wendy has a long history of representing banks and borrowers, creditors and debtors, and businesses and business owners in all aspects of workout and restructuring matters.

Wendy is also a graduate of the Bankruptcy Mediation Training Program offered by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the St. Johns University School of Law.

Wendy is a regular speaker on bankruptcy and restructuring topics for continuing education programs, and has served as a bankruptcy instructor for an auctioneer certification program and as an adjunct instructor in bankruptcy for IUPUI.


Florida State University College of Law (J.D., 1995); Florida State University (B.A., 1992)

Bar Admissions

Indiana (2001); Florida (1995); Georgia (1995); United States Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana; U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia


American Bankruptcy Institute; Seventh Circuit Bar Association; Indiana State Bar Association (Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy Law Section, Past Chair); Indianapolis Bar Association (Commercial Bankruptcy, Health Care and Business Sections); Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal; State Bar of Georgia; Florida Bar Association

Life Beyond the Law

Wendy enjoys spending her time away from the office traveling, volunteering, and spending time with friends and family (which usually involves watching her children playing sports or performing).

Professional Accolades: Indianapolis Bar Foundation – Distinguished Fellow; Indianapolis Business Journal – Forty Under 40, Class of 2011; Recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyer 2008-13, 2015-22; Recognized as one of Indiana’s Top 25 Women Lawyers in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2016-22; Recognized as one of Indiana’s Top 50 Lawyers in 2017-22; Recognized in Best Lawyers® (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy; and Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law) from 2010-24; Best Lawyers® Mortgage Banking and Foreclosure Law Indianapolis “Lawyer of the Year” in 2016, 2018, and 2023; Best Lawyers® Litigation-Bankruptcy in Indianapolis “Lawyer of the Year” for 2020 and 2023; Best Lawyers® Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Indianapolis “Lawyer of the Year” for 2022 and 2024.

Community Involvement: Wendy is active in the community and has served on multiple not-for-profit boards. She served on the board of directors for Partners in Housing Development Corporation from 2006 through 2022 and on the Board of Happy Hollow Children’s Camp from 2006-11 and 2015-17. She also served as a Board Member for FHS Tiger Volleyball, Inc., and as a founding Board Member for the Fishers Fast Break Club, Inc. Wendy also served for several years on the Mayor’s Celebration of Diversity Awards Luncheon Committee. In 2012, Partners in Housing established the Wendy Brewer Volunteer of the Year Award in her name and Wendy is also the recipient of the 2011 Hugh Frey Pathfinder Award awarded by Happy Hollow Children’s Camp.