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Craig Fugate

Fugate Gangstad
  • Business Law, Collections, Landlord Tenant ...
  • Indiana
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Craig Fugate is the managing partner and co-founder of the firm. Craig is a business, franchise and real estate attorney licensed to practice law in Indiana. His practice focuses primarily on assisting franchisees and other entrepreneurs in transactional law including franchisee representation, business structuring, entity organization, financing transactions, acquisitions and sales of businesses, drafting and reviewing contracts, and real estate lease and purchase transactions.

Craig was admitted to the bar in 2008. Since 2008, Craig has worked in and with small and medium sized companies as well as Fortune 500 companies. In 2012 Craig formed Fugate Legal which became Fugate Gangstad in 2019.

Craig provides general counsel services to several small businesses, represents new and existing franchisees in franchise purchases and renewals, advises his clients in real estate lease and purchase transactions, and helps entrepreneurs form their business entities and draft the necessary documents to protect their assets.

Additionally, Craig uses his MBA in finance and his business experience to advise clients on general business issues enabling them to have expert business advice without having to hire a consultant or another employee. Craig enjoys becomes an integral part of his clients' businesses.

Craig is a member of the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising and Business Law Division.

Admitted: Indiana

DePauw University, B.A.
Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D.
Kelley School of Business, M.B.A.
Butler University, M.S.

Member, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
Member, American Bar Association Business Law Section
Member, American Bar Association

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Indiana Supreme Court
ID Number: 27550-29
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Fugate Gangstad
- Current
Managing Partner
Fugate Legal
Church ChurchH Hittle & Antrim
Butler University
M.S. (2014)
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. (2007) | Law, Business Law, Tax Law
Honors: Larry Jegen Tax Law Student of the Year, 2007 Indiana International & Comparative Law Review
Activities: Indiana International & Comparative Law Review
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Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
MBA (2007) | Business, Finance
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DePauw University
B.A. (2002) | Computer Science, Economics
Honors: Management Fellow Bonner Scholar
Activities: Phi Kappa Psi
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Indiana  # 27550-29
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American Bar Assocaition
Activities: Forum on Franchising Business Law Section
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Contact & Map
Fugate Gangstad
571 Monon Blvd. Suite 200
Carmel, IN 46032
Telephone: (317) 796-4322