Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Kirk II

Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Kirk II

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Recognized since 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

Practice Areas

Venture Capital Law

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Jeff focuses on representing high-growth, venture-backed technology companies, start-up commercialization, private equity and venture capital finance, and mergers and acquisitions. In particular, he advises growth stage companies on legal and business matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, commercial contracts, raising capital, strategic collaborations, licensing technologies and acquisitions. He is a member of the firm's Corporate and Transactional Practice Group.


  • One Indiana Square, Suite 3500
    Indianapolis, IN 46204


  • English


  • Miami University, BS, graduated 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, Indiana State Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Indiana Arts Commission - Commissioner
  • Indiana Leadership Forum - Class of 2008-09
  • Indiana State Bar Association - Member
  • Indiana Venture Conference - Chairman, 2005
  • Indianapolis Bar Association - Member
  • Indianapolis School of Ballet - Chairman, Board of Directors
  • The Penrod Society - Chairman, Board of Directors, Past President; Arts Fair Chairman, 2010
  • Venture Capital Roundtable - Co-Founder
  • Venture Club of Indiana - President, 2008

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

  • Venture Capital Law


  • Indianapolis Business Journal - Forty Under 40 (2009)
  • Named to Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2009)
  • Venture Club of Indiana’s Margo Jaqua Member of the Year Award
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Venture Capital Law, 2013

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