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Craig Fugate

Craig Fugate

Craig reviews and negotiates FDDs, Franchise Agreements and Leases.
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • Indiana, Wisconsin
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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 and Wisconsin. His practice focuses primarily on assisting franchisees with reviewing FDDs, franchise agreements and real estate agreementes, both leases and purcahse agreements.

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.

Craig also provides general counsel services to his clients, 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 Formation, Franchising
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Google Meet
  • Zoom
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We also feature flat fee pricing and subscription fee services so our clients know exactly how much they are going to pay and do not hesitate to pick up the phone to call or email with any questions or concerns.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Indiana Supreme Court
ID Number: 27550-29
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Wisconsin Court System
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Fugate Gangstad Lowe
- Current
Managing Partner
Fugate Gangstad
Managing Partner
Fugate Legal
Church Church 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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Websites & Blogs
Fugate Gangstad Lowe Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Fugate Gangstad
571 Monon Blvd. Suite 200
Carmel, IN 46032
Telephone: (317) 796-4322
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