(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) — LFA (Lawson-Fisher Associates) will celebrate its 50th year in business by celebrating long-term clients and their area projects in September.
First opening its doors May 21, 1971, LFA (initially known as Lawson Associates) is a premiere consulting engineering firm for the northern Indiana region. LFA is responsible for several landscape-transforming keystone projects, such as the Koontz Lake Dam/Labyrinth Spillway, South Bend’s East Race, and Mishawaka’s Riverwalk, in addition to numerous traffic, structural, water and construction projects citizens make use of every day.
“I’m extremely fortunate to be a part of the LFA team and what we have built, based on high-quality work and consistent collaboration with our clients,” said Paul Hummel, LFA president.
Based on the principles of excellence and collaboration, Dan Lawson started LFA bringing on John Fisher the following year. Continuously developing and fostering relationships based on quality work, efficiency and client responsiveness, LFA grew to hold contracts with a significant number of northern Indiana and southern Michigan municipalities as well as the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA) and Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) among others.
Now, with 50 employees, LFA trucks are a common sight at a variety of construction sites throughout the region.
In addition to numerous awards for engineering excellence over the decades, the company has been a past multi-year winner of the Best Places to Work in Indiana.
LFA appreciates the ability to invest in our staff’s professional development through collaboration with our clients and providing opportunities to build and improve upon area infrastructure enhancing the quality of life for all.