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Mallory S. Korpalski



Mallory Korpalski guides corporate clients through complex transactions, counsels on corporate governance matters and advises on day-to-day business needs.

Closing Deals

Mallory represents buyers, sellers and management in M&A transactions of varying size and complexity across multiple industries, including chemicals, manufacturing, medical device, oil and gas, alcoholic beverages and food and agriculture. Mallory supports companies in preparing and executing internal tax reorganizations and advises on joint ventures and restructurings.

Negotiating Agreements

Mallory assists clients through business formation, seed and venture capital investments and financing transactions, and has negotiated several hundred commercial arrangements, including agreements related to:

  • Supply
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Purchase
  • Sales
  • Leasing
  • Services
  • Independent contracting and consulting
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure

Managing the Beverage Supply Chain

Mallory represents craft brewers, producers, brand managers, distributors and importers on commercial, licensing/permitting and acquisition matters.


Bar Admissions



University of Michigan Law School
J.D. magna cum laude, Order of the Coif (2008)

Michigan State University
B.S. in Agribusiness Management, with highest honor (2005)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Association/Dissociation of Business and Business Succession Planning
    Business Development Series, Office of Minority & Women Business Development, Indianapolis, March 2018 
  • Advanced Mergers and Acquisitions: Hot Topics/Recent Developments
    Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, November 2017
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Best Practices in the Negotiation of Purchase Agreements and Non-Compete Agreements
    In-House Corporate Counsel CLE, Evansville Bar Association, Evansville, October 2017 
  • Advanced Mergers & Acquisitions: Early Stage Issues
    Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, October 2015

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — Volunteer
  • EMBRACE Medical-Legal Partnership — Volunteer
  • Wills for Heroes — Volunteer

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Michigan Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • D.A. Blodgett St. John's — Board of Directors, 2020-present; Finance Committee, 2020-present; Emerging Leaders Council, 2017-20 (Co-Chair, 2019-20)
  • The Villages — Young Professionals Advisory Board, 2014-16
  • Big Ten Football Championship — Local Organizing Committee, Vice Chair of Celebrations Committee, 2011-13
  • Women's Final Four — Host Committee, 2011
  • Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament — Local Organizing Committee, Vice Chair of Celebrations Committee, 2009-12, 2014
  • National FFA Convention — Local Organizing Committee, 2009-12

Firm Leadership

  • Faegre Drinker Women Forward - Steering Committee (2021-present)


  • Chambers USA — Indiana, Corporate/M&A, 2024
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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