Katie (Cannon) Riles represents businesses and business owners in a variety of matters, including entity selection, formation and governance, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and contract negotiation, drafting, and interpretation. Katie also assists individuals in estate and succession planning, business succession planning and other legal matters.


Publications & Presentations


Understanding and Carrying-Out A Loved One’s Wishes and Plans for Incapacity, RBE Blog (2019)

  • An injury, accident, or illness can leave a family member or loved one incapable of making decisions, self-care, or helping those for whom they are responsible, such as minor children. The extent, duration, and nature of a person’s incapacity varies significantly in each circumstance; from a broken leg that leaves a single mother unable to care for her minor children for a few days, to a severe stroke that requires long-term around-the-clock care for its victim. READ ARTICLE

The Business Entity Harmonization Act in 30 Seconds or Less, RBE Blog (2017)

  • As many of our readers are aware, effective January 1, 2018 (less than ten (10) days away), Indiana Senate Bill 443, known as the “Business Entity Harmonization Act,” will become law. [1] The Act includes significant changes to Indiana’s current business entity laws, many of which have been substantially unchanged since the 1990s. READ ARTICLE

Is an Indiana Series LLC Right For My Next Business?, RBE Blog (2017)

  • On January 1, 2017, Indiana joined thirteen (13) other states in recognizing series limited liability companies (“Series LLCs”). Series LLCs were first introduced by the state of Delaware in 1996. Now authorized by Indiana Code § 23-18.1 et seq. (“Indiana Series Statute”), this Article explains what you need to know about Indiana Series LLCs and their unique limited liability protections. READ ARTICLE


  • "Setting Up a Business", Turner Construction Company (April 2019)


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2015)
  • Vanderbilt University, Master of Education in Organizational Leadership (2010)
  • Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Science in Human and Organizational Development (2009)

Bar Admission

  • Indiana (2015)
  • US District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana (2015)