Brian J. Tuohy
  • Partner
Indianapolis, IN

Brian J. Tuohy focuses his practice in real estate related issues including real estate litigation, zoning and development matters.  Brian has represented clients in residential, commercial and industrial zoning petitions throughout the state of Indiana and western Ohio.  He has also litigated appeals and zoning cases in courts in Indiana and Ohio.

Professional Experience
• Represented the largest privately held home builder in the state of Indiana for over twenty five years
• Represents a multi-state owner and operator of gas stations and convenience stores for over twenty five years
• Represented title insurance companies and real estate brokerage companies in real estate litigation
• Represented builders and owners in construction disputes
• Mediated real estate and construction related disputes
• Represented small business owners in sales and acquisitions of businesses and real estate
• Litigated several zoning cases in several counties throughout central and northern Indiana

Professional and Charitable Organizations
• Past Chairman of the Land Use Section of the Marion County Bar Association
• Presenter on Zoning and Land Use Issues at the Annual Masters of Real Estate seminar
• Board of Directors Member of the Marion County Public Defender Agency
• President of The 100 Club of Indianapolis, Inc.
• Recognized as an ”Indiana Super Lawyer” 2005-2018
• Life long resident of Indianapolis Indiana, married with four children
• Appointed to the steering committee of The Indy Re-zone Project 2013
• Metropolitan Board of Realtors guest lecturer Broker Orientation Seminars
• Licensed Real Estate Broker

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Zoning
  • Variance and Related Governmental Approvals

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana


  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business
    • B.S. - 1977


  • Guest lecturer, Broker Orientation Seminars, Indianapolis Metropolitan Board of Realtors

Honors and Awards

  • Indiana Super Lawyers, 2005-2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Land Use Section, Past Chairman
  • Indiana State and American Bar Associations, Member
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Marion County Public Defender Agency

Ancillary Businesses

  • Licensed Indiana Real Estate Broker

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