Joshua P. Hollingsworth

  • 11 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-3535

Joshua P. Hollingsworth is a partner in the Corporate Department in Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Indianapolis office and the Corporate Department administrator for the Indianapolis office. He is vice-chair of the firm's Private Equity Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and venture finance.

Mr. Hollingsworth represents clients in a wide range of industries and sizes: from start-ups, to public companies and private equity funds. His practice focuses on counseling business owners, outside investors and senior management in connection with sales and acquisitions of businesses, senior and mezzanine debt financings, equity capital raises, venture, private equity and hedge fund formation, business spinoffs and separations, joint ventures, succession planning and commercial contracts. He serves as outside “general counsel” for a number of his clients.

Mr. Hollingsworth has been recognized on the Indiana Super Lawyers list since 2014. He was also recognized in the Indianapolis Business Journal's "Forty Under 40." He also has been recognized for his work in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law on The Best Lawyers in America list since 2017 and in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2017.

Mr. Hollingsworth is a committed member of his community, particularly in the area of pro bono legal services. He is a current global board member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and the past president of the ACG’s Indiana Chapter. Mr. Hollingsworth serves on the board of directors of the Indianapolis Police Foundation. He serves as the secretary and board member of the Venture Club of Indiana. He was committee chair for the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee. Mr. Hollingsworth is the past president of the Young Professionals of Central Indiana and a former board member of the Community Development Law Center and Happy Hollow Children’s Camp.

Mr. Hollingsworth is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations and a member of the LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Business Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section. He serves on the LLC and LP Act Study Committee of the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission. He is a member of the Lawyer’s Club of Indianapolis.

He is a frequent lecturer on business matters and has delivered seminars on topics such as Counseling the Small Business Client, the Ins and Outs of Limited Liability Companies, Business Succession Planning and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Mr. Hollingsworth received his B.A. with honors from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he served as executive articles editor of the Indiana Law Review.

Mr. Hollingsworth is admitted to practice in Indiana.