•Barnes & Thornburg, Fort Wayne, has received eight Tier 1 rankings in U.S. News and Best Lawyers' 2013 “Best Law Firms” survey in the practice areas of commercial litigation, employment law-management, labor law-management, litigation-eminent domain and condemnation, litigation-labor and employment, litigation-patent; patent law and tax law; and six Tier 2 rankings in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, copyright law, litigation-bankruptcy, litigation-intellectual property, litigation-tax, and trademark law.
Overall, Barnes & Thornburg as a firm was ranked a Tier 1 Best law Firm in 80 practice areas, including three national first-tier rankings and 77 metropolitan first-tier rankings.
•Felderman Design-Build, Fort Wayne, has completed a 500,000-square-foot warehouse for Newell Rubbermaid in Winfield, Kan.
•Cellular Sales, Fort Wayne, a Verizon wireless retailer, recently announced the grand opening of a store at 1808 W. Dupont Road. Seven new sales positions will be filled by local job seekers.