Ronald G. Salatich


Ron practices in commercial/business law, commercial lender financing law, and wealth-transfer planning/probate law. These areas are interrelated and often overlap among his client base.

His more recent commercial/business practice includes business entity selection and formation; business succession planning; business operations (e.g., management, employment, financing, taxation, contract and real estate matters); sale and acquisition transactions; and entity ownership matters and related owner agreements.

Ron's wealth transfer planning experience includes federal gift tax and estate tax planning; preparation of various estate planning documents; advice, counsel, and document preparation about life insurance matters and charitable giving/bequest matters; advice and counsel about probate and estate administration matters, including serving as counsel for personal representatives and preparation of death-tax returns; and advice and counsel to grantors and trustees about trust-administration matters.


  • University of Michigan  (J.D.)
  • Indiana University  (J.D.)
  • Butler University  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers®
    • “Lawyer of the Year,” Closely Held Companies & Family Business Law, Indianapolis (2018)
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2013 - 2019, 2022-2024)
    • Trusts and Estates (2013 - 2019, 2022-2024)
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2022-2024)