Anna Mandula


Anna Mandula is a partner in the Northwest Indiana office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability, Complex Business & Commercial Litigation, and General Liability Practices.

Anna is experienced in defending personal injury claims, including defending health care providers in medical malpractice matters. She has successfully tried cases as second chair and taken cases up on appeal to the Indiana Court of Appeals and Indiana Supreme Court. Ms. Mandula also counsels clients in the areas of Family and Juvenile Law, Adoptions, Estate Planning and Probate, and Guardianships. In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Mandula has experience consulting with major hospitals and healthcare facilities in Northwest Indiana on both corporate and risk management matters. She continues to practice in the area of Corporate Law, assisting a variety of businesses in developing client-focused strategies to maximize client goals and outcomes. Ms. Mandula has significant financial services litigation experience representing national association banks and other institutional lenders in creditor rights matters, including secured and unsecured business loan enforcement litigation, post judgment execution and related remedies.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Professional Liability
  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • General Liability

Additional Experience



U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Calumet American Inns of Court

Awards & Honors

  • Indiana Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019
  • Up and Coming Lawyers Award, presented by The Indiana Lawyer, Leadership in Law Section, 2012

Professional Presentations

  • Speaker, Department of Child Services, Local Office, Gary, IN, and local area churches, State of Indiana Adoption Process, May and June 2019
  • Speaker, Emergency Detention & Hospital Intervention: What Physicians and Staff Need to Know, St. Catherine Hospital, January 2014
  • Speaker, several Northwest Indiana public middle schools to promote the legal profession to students, including participation in Law Day, May 2013
  • Speaker, Accelerated Physician MBA Program presented by Compass Integrated, March 2012


Valparaiso University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2008

Valparaiso University

Master of Arts, Psychology, with distinction, 2008

Loyola University Chicago

Bachelor of Science, Psychology, magna cum laude, 2002

Representative Matters

  • Estate of Jordan v. Dumont, et al. (2012 IN Jury Verdicts Reporter)
  • Svetic v. The Community Hospital (2009 IN Jury Verdicts Reporter)


DTCI: A few estate planning strategies for peace of mind,” The Indiana Lawyer, August 5, 2020