Charles J. Heiny

Practicing Since: 1990
  • J.D. - 1990 - Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • B.S. in Accounting - 1984 - Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
Key Practice Areas:
  • Business and Corporate Law (including complex commercial transactions)
  • Estate Planning, Administration, Trusts and Guardianships
  • Company Employment Counsel
  • Business Financings
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Law
  • Medical Groups
  • Counsel to neighborhood, condominium and homeowners associations
Licensed to Practice in:
  • State of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Professional Memberships:
  • Certified Public Accountant (Indiana, 1987, inactive status)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Taxation Section
  • Allen County Bar Association, Probate Section
  • Allen County Bar Association, Legal Forms Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana CPA Society, Taxation Section
  • Fort Wayne Estate Planning Society
Professional Accomplishments:
  • Passed all parts of CPA Exam in one sitting
  • Experience in accounting, consulting and international tax from work at Ernst & Young, 1984-1987
  • Seller’s counsel on +/- $200 million sale transaction closed in New York City
  • Buyer’s counsel for public company affiliate in $17 million acquisition
  • Buyer’s and Seller’s counsel for a large number of other business transactions, including for private equity firms
  • 25 years experience as practicing lawyer and 3 years of practice as a Certified Public Accountant
Community Involvement:
  • Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. – Board Member, economic development committee
  • Downtown Improvement District – Board Member 2006-2012, Board Chair for 3 years, currently on Board Nominating Committee
  • Boy Scout Troop 19 - Executive Committee, Assistant Scoutmaster, Former Scoutmaster
  • Woodhurst Community Association, Inc. – Past President, assists with association legal matters
  • Boy Scouts of America – Board Nominating Committee
  • Parkview Field Stadium Advisory Board