Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Abrams

Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Abrams

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Recognized since 2007

Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Real Estate Law

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Jeff represents banks and lending institutions, developers, landlords, tenants, builders, contractors and all types of business owners. He has represented companies and lenders in documenting different types of transactions, including acquisition and development of land, shopping centers, office and industrial buildings, acquisition of businesses, development loans, construction loans and leases for various property types.

Notable Matters

  • Counsel to developer on purchase in 2013 and subsequent sale in 2016 of industrial buildings containing 150,000 sq ft.
  • Counsel to mixed use developer for $50 million project.
  • Handled purchase of debt from a bank on large industrial flex-space, multi-tenant facility.Lender counsel to mixed use developer in Tennessee of $43 million.
  • Lender counsel to multiple loans to nursing home and health care facility developer in Indiana, Texas, and Colorado in excess of $75 million in 2014-2016.
  • Represented a developer on a multi-use project in Carmel, Ind.
  • Represented lender in a loan of $37.5 million to a joint venture consisting of two Indiana developers and a national hotel operator for the construction of an urban hotel in a southern metropolitan city.
  • Represented lender to developer on a multi-use project in Tennessee with TIF bonds as part of the funding and loan proceeds in excess of $40 million.


  • One Indiana Square, Suite 3500
    Indianapolis, IN 46204


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., graduated 1981
  • Miami University, graduated 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, Indiana


  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers - Member
  • First Tee of Greater Indianapolis - Member, Board of Directors; Past President (2008-2011)
  • Indiana Golf Foundation - Member, Board of Directors (2015 - present)
  • Indianapolis Bar Association - Member; Past President (2014)
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation - Member, Board of Directors; Past President (2008)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus:

  • Brokerage
  • Commercial
  • Commercial Landlord Tenant
  • COVID-19
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Industrial
  • Office Buildings
  • Shopping Center Transactions
  • Tax Certiorari
  • Transactions


  • Honoree, Indiana Super Lawyers, 2004-present
  • Top 50 Lawyers in Indiana Honoree, Super Lawyers (2015)
  • Honoree, Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors Counsel (2000-2013)
  • Honoree, Chambers USA Leading Lawyers, Real Estate (2003-2018)
  • Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation (2004)
  • Honoree, Who's Who in Commercial Real Estate (1998, 2002, 2011)
  • President's Award Honoree, Indianapolis Bar Association (2008)


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