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Office: (317) 219-4611
Cell: (317) 910-9773
Fax: (317) 773-5077


Thomas E. Rosta is a founding partner at the firm of Metzger Rosta, LLP and practices in the areas of insurance defense law, including specialties in the following areas: automobile and trucking defense, construction defects, products liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, fraud, errors and omissions, insurance coverage, declaratory judgment actions, and bad faith litigation. He was born in East Chicago, Indiana on March 20, 1970.

He earned his B.A. in Government and International Relations, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1992 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, in 1995. He was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1995.

He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and Defense Research Institute. He has tried in excess of 150 trials to verdict in his career as lead counsel throughout the state of Indiana, including several cases involving traumatic brain injuries, paraplegic/quadriplegic claims, and wrongful death. Mr. Rosta has served as an arbitrator and mediator in matters related to his field of practice. He has also handled matters in front of the Indiana Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Real Estate Licensing Board. He was honored to be named “Super Lawyer” in the State of Indiana from 2016-2020.


Areas of Practice
  • Arbitrations

  • Mediations

  • Insurance Defense

  • Civil Litigation

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Trucking and Transportation

  • Premises Liability

  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith

  • Employment Law

  • Construction Defect

  • EEOC/Discrimination


  • Indiana, 1995

  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Indiana – 1995

  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Indiana – 1995


Bar Admission

Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1995

  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude


University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1992

  • B.A., Government and International Relations

  • Honors: Cum Laude



  • Hardball Litigation – Trial Techniques and Tactics (2001)

  • Should There Be a New Exclusion for Diminished Value of Automobiles? (2005)

  • Updates in Tort Law – Defense Perspective (2005-2020)

  •  The Role of Stanley v. Walker and Patchett v. Lee in Personal Injury Litigation (2017)

  • Depositions – the Building Blocks of Your Case (2018)

  • Litigating Scooter Injury and Death Cases (2020)

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