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Mark A. Metzger is a founding partner at Metzger Rosta, LLP, where he practices in the areas of insurance defense, litigation and personal injury. He was born in Mattoon, Illinois, on August 30, 1962.

He earned his B.S. degree, with distinction, his M.P.A degree and J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University. Mr. Metzger was admitted to the bar in 1989.

He is a member of the Indianapolis, Indiana State, and American (member, Insurance Law and Litigation sections) bar associations, the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana and Defense Research Institute. He has tried over 120 jury trials to verdict as lead counsel. He has also been lead counsel in over 60 arbitrations. Mr. Metzger regularly serves as an arbitrator in matters related to his field of practice. Mr. Metzger also is a registered mediator, and regularly mediates civil cases. He has been selected as a “SuperLawyer” by his peers from 2009-2018.

Mr. Metzger has been a guest lecturer and panel chairman at numerous seminars with regard to his practice. He is also an adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.


  • Insurance Defense

  • Litigation

  • Personal Injury

  • Litigation Percentage:

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Indiana, 1989

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1989

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1989



Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana 1989

  • J.D. Doctor of Jurisprudence

  • Honors: Cum Laude

Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 1989

  • M.P.A., Master of Public Administration

Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana, 1985

  • B.S., Bachelor of Science

  • Honors: With Distinction​



  • Adjunct Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

  • Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Insurance Law and Litigation Sections Member

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Insurance Law and Litigation Sections Member​



Mr. Metzger actively participates in continuing legal education, and has presented at numerous seminars, co-chairs a seminar for Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum every December, and is a regular contributor to the ICLEF Trial Camp held every March. He has also presented at the following seminars:

  • Challenges in Indiana Insurance Coverage Litigation (NBI, 2003)

  • Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case (NBI, 2004)

  • Personal Injury Trials: Getting the Most Out of Your Evidence (NBI, 2006)

  • Optimizing the Effectiveness of Expert Testimony (ICLEF, 2007)

  • Mediation: A Valuable Tool for Litigators (NBI, 2007)

  • Top 10 Litigation Practice Tips (IBA, 2006- 09)

  • Behind the Scenes of a Civil Trial (ICLEF, 2007)

  • 60 Minutes to a Better Cross Examination (IBA, 2008)

  • Evaluating and Settling Personal Injury and Death Cases (PESI, 2008)

  • Handling the Auto Injury Claim (NBI, 2008)

  • Litigating to Win Through Advanced Trial Advocacy (NBI, 2008)

  • Ethics in Litigation (NBI, 2009)

  • The Art of Witness Preparation (ICLEF, 2009)