As head of Taft’s Municipal group and former Corporation Counsel for the City of Terre Haute, Chou-il is keenly in tune with the needs and concerns of municipalities across the State. He has a track record of working with legislators to advance and or address those needs and concerns of his clients. Defined by his calm demeanor, honesty, and integrity, Chou-il has developed deep relationships throughout the Statehouse integral to the advancement of his client’s interests.
Chou-il has been active with Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (formerly Indiana Association of Cities and Towns) where he has served on the Board of Directors and as Chairperson of the Corporate Advisory Council. He is a member of the Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association, as well as to the National Association of Bond Lawyers. Chou-il also serves as vice chair of the board of directors for the Community Health Network Foundation and has been involved with the Foundation’s Giving Gig Executive Leadership Committee and Auction Committee, including serving as chair of the 2020 and 2021 Giving Gig. He has presented on various municipal related topics on behalf of IACT, Aim, and IMLA including Public Safety Discipline, Municipal Fraud and Asset Misappropriation, Ordinance Procedures, Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Status for Municipalities and the Clean Water Act.