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Areas of Focus

The Basics


Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2008

  • Magna cum laude

Purdue University, B.S., Electrical Engineering, 2005

Bar Memberships

  • Indiana

Select Awards and Recognition

  • Indiana Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars, 2013-2017

Blake N. Shelby

T 317.237.3823
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204

About Blake

Blake has a wide array of litigation experience, most of which is focused in the area of product liability litigation. Blake defends manufacturers against product defect claims alleging design, manufacturing and warning deficiencies. Blake works with vehicle manufacturers including Ford, Honda and Toyota, and his experience in representing these manufacturers provides him with a wealth of knowledge regarding the issues facing the automotive industry and the defense strategies necessary to combat product liability claims.

Experience Highlights

Products Liability Litigation

  • Represents OEMs and tier suppliers in product liability litigation in federal and state courts involving claims governed by the Indiana Products Liability Act and express and implied warranties.
  • Defends against claims for catastrophic personal injuries and significant property damage.

Pre-Suit Investigation

  • Represents automotive clients in pre-suit investigations where the manufacturer is put on notice of a potential claim subject to a pending investigation of the accident/fire scene. 
  • Experienced in locating the appropriate expert consultants necessary to inspect the scene and defend the client’s interests against any claims that the property owner and/or its insurers may bring against the manufacturer.