John F.W. Fleming


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John Fleming advises clients using a practical, real-world perspective. In addition to twenty years of experience in the legal industry, John previously served as president and managing partner of a commercial real estate company. He successfully started, grew, and sold that company and is able to bring that unique experience to bear in all of his legal representation.

John represents lenders, borrowers, investors and businesses in complex financing, business, and real estate transactions. He has extensive experience in lending, capital markets, distressed assets, and commercial real estate. In addition to his standard representations, John brings his operating and practical experience to bear on behalf of creditors by acting as a receiver from time to time.



Wabash College


B.A. English




University of North Carolina


J.D., with honors


  • Partner – Faegre Baker Daniels, Lead - Syndicated Lending
  • Partner – Densborn Blachly, Head of Commercial Lending Practice
  • President - Forza Commercial Real Estate, a commercial real estate management and development firm
  • President – Pathfinder Advisory Services, a consulting firm specializing in distressed businesses and receiverships

Admitted to Bar

  • 2003 Indiana

When not in the office, John spends as much time as he can with his family. He enjoys outdoor activities of all kinds, with his favorites being riding his motorcycle, hiking, and skiing. In 2021, John hiked the Grand Canyon from rim to rim.