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Lewis Wagner is pleased to welcome a talented group of associate attorneys who will provide a variety of skills and expertise to the firm’s Litigation and Business Services practice groups: Aleksandar Djuricic, Whitney L. Rogers, Alex P. Smith, and Betsy Sommers.

Previously serving as a Lewis Wagner law clerk, Aleksandar Djuricic joins the firm’s Litigation group to represent commercial carriers and drivers involved in wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and property damage claims.  While earning his J.D. at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Djuricic won the Champion of Diversity Award and spoke at his commencement ceremony in 2020.

As a new member of the Litigation group, Whitney L. Rogers focuses her practice on product liability and professional liability defense matters. She joins Lewis Wagner as an active member of multiple professional associations with experience practicing municipal finance law. Rogers served as Academic Affairs Chair for the Black Law Student Association at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and earned her Bachelor of Science from Purdue University.

Alex P. Smith joins Lewis Wagner’s Business Services group, where he will focus his practice on business transactions and commercial agreements. He previously served as Associate General Counsel for a maritime transportation company and has experience working with private equity firms, financial institutions, and brokers on transactional due diligence matters.

An Indianapolis native, Betsy Sommers joins the Litigation group to practice premises liability and personal injury defense law. Prior to joining Lewis Wagner, she represented individuals in family and criminal law matters. Sommers earned her J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where she served on the Dean’s Advisory Board and participated in Moot Court.