Philip S. Kappes

Firm: Lewis Kappes
Location: Indianapolis - IN

  • One American Square, Suite 2500
    Indianapolis, IN 46282
  • Tel : 317.639.1210
  • Fax : 317.639.4882

Philip “Skip” Kappes has been practicing law for 62 years in his various areas of expertise. His practice is primarily concentrated in the area of corporate and business law, giving business, legal and tax advice to various corporate clients and resolving complex commercial disputes through litigation or other means. He assists small- and medium-sized businesses in sale, acquisition and financing. He also provides advice and assistance to companies and individuals who wish to protect their intellectual property rights. He is a mediator, helping parties to civil actions attempt to resolve their disputes before trial and to avoid the complexities and emotionally draining nature of extensive litigation. Mr. Kappes provides estate planning services to clients with large and small estates, helping to ensure that their loved ones and other beneficiaries receive the optimal yield from a life of hard work. He has been and is active in a number of community service organizations, serving as a past President of both the Children’s Museum Board of Trustees and the Crossroads Council Boy Scouts of America; Trust Fund Trustee of Crossroads Council Boy Scouts of America; a past trustee of Butler University, and a past chairman of the board of Fairbanks Hospital; current Chairman of the Scottish Rite Foundation of Indianapolis.

Lewis Kappes

For over 30 years, Lewis Kappes has developed close and trusted client relationships by providing quality legal representation in a variety of practice areas. Headquartered in downtown Indianapolis on the 25th floor of One America Tower, Lewis Kappes is in the heart of the business district and adjacent to federal and state courts. With a second office in Merrillville and attorneys licensed in multiple states, Lewis Kappes offers the depth and experience you would expect from a large law firm, with the responsiveness and attention you would receive from a smaller firm.

Lewis Kappes provides advocacy, planning, transactional and compliance advice, and representation in a wide range of practice areas. Our attorneys represent clients in all forums including state and federal administrative proceedings, state courts, federal district courts, and federal and state appellate courts. Several Lewis Kappes attorneys are mediators, arbitrators, and represent clients in alternative dispute resolution processes.