Nicholas C. Pappas - Frost Brown Todd LLC

Nicholas C. Pappas

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 317-237-3888

Nick is Chair of Frost Brown Todd's Product Liability Practice Group.  He is a trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in product liability and commercial litigation. Nick serves as national lead trial counsel for a major construction and agricultural equipment manufacturer. He represents clients in lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and has tried cases to successful defense verdicts in Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Nick also advises clients regarding Medicare reporting issues.

University of Notre DameBA 1988Indiana University School of LawJ.D. 1991
Defense Research InstituteDefense Trial Counsel of IndianaIndianapolis Bar AssociationIndianapolis Bar Foundation

Case History


Otieno v. Rolls Royce Corporation, et. al Represented helicopter engine manufacturer in a wrongful death case at trial court, Indiana Court of Appeals, and Indiana Supreme Court. Writing for the first time on the issue of forum non conveniens, the Supreme Court affirmed the trial court's order of dismissal in favor of the defendants.

Roebuck v. CNH America LLC Lead Trial and Appellate counsel in product liability wrongful death case in Alabama State Court that resulted in defense verdict and ruling for CNH by the Alabama Supreme Court.

Barnard v. Saturn Defended General Motors at the trial court and Court of Appeals, wherein the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment for GM, and for the first time, recognized the application of comparative fault in product liability enhanced injury case.

Office Location

201 North Illinois Street, Suite 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4236
United States

Practice Areas

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male