Staff

Dan Emerson, Chief Legal Officer

Dan Emerson has represented the Colts since March of 1984, when the club moved to Indianapolis. He enters his second season as the team’s chief legal officer after being named to the position in 2016. Prior to that, he served four years as vice president and general counsel and nine years as general counsel. For nearly 35 years, Emerson was engaged in the private practice of law with the Indianapolis firm Bose McKinney & Evans, where he chaired the Employment Law and Sports and Entertainment Law groups, and served on the firm’s Executive Committee. After graduating from Macalester College, where he played football and baseball, Emerson attended law school at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association, as well as the Indianapolis, Indiana State, American, Federal, and Seventh Circuit Bar Associations, and is a past Chairman of both the Indiana State and Indianapolis Bar Associations’ Labor and Employment Law Sections. Emerson is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. He is also active in various community and not-for-profit organizations and served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Repertory Theatre. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, he resides near Indianapolis with his wife, Ginny. They have two married daughters, Emily and Ashley, and three grandchildren with a fourth due during the 2017 NFL season.

Dan Emerson, Chief Legal Officer

Dan Emerson has represented the Colts since March of 1984, when the club moved to Indianapolis. He enters his second season as the team’s chief legal officer after being named to the position in 2016. Prior to that, he served four years as vice president and general counsel and nine years as general counsel. For nearly 35 years, Emerson was engaged in the private practice of law with the Indianapolis firm Bose McKinney & Evans, where he chaired the Employment Law and Sports and Entertainment Law groups, and served on the firm’s Executive Committee. After graduating from Macalester College, where he played football and baseball, Emerson attended law school at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association, as well as the Indianapolis, Indiana State, American, Federal, and Seventh Circuit Bar Associations, and is a past Chairman of both the Indiana State and Indianapolis Bar Associations’ Labor and Employment Law Sections. Emerson is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. He is also active in various community and not-for-profit organizations and served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Repertory Theatre. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, he resides near Indianapolis with his wife, Ginny. They have two married daughters, Emily and Ashley, and three grandchildren with a fourth due during the 2017 NFL season.