Category: News

Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Inducts Howell

In a ceremony in Des Moines last night, the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) inducted Lane & Waterman attorney Troy Howell into the Academy. He joins the firm’s Bob Waterman, Jason O’Rourke, Rob McMonagle, and Ian Russell in IATL, an organization limited to 250 attorneys across the state who are selected by their peers and voted on by the…

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Equal Justice Works Fellow Shelby Smith Presented Project to Co-Sponsors Lane & Waterman, Deere & Company, and Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP

Shelby presented her project “Legal Help Within Reach” during a luncheon held by Deere & Company. Shelby plans to focus on recruiting, training, and transporting pro bono attorneys and law students from urban areas to provide legal services for individuals without access to those services in rural Illinois. We look forward to helping Shelby with…

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Day Named Newest Partner at Lane & Waterman

Lane & Waterman is proud to welcome a new partner to the firm: Kyle R. Day Kyle R. Day joined the firm in 2013 and maintains a general tax and transactional practice, including tax planning, controversy and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and governance, securities compliance, real estate, general business, and estate planning. Previously,…

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Lane & Waterman Successfully Defends Eastern Iowa College Accused of Discrimination

Diane Reinsch and Alex Barnett successfully defended an eastern Iowa college, whose former student claimed the college discriminated against him based upon his age and disability, retaliated against him and breached a contract.  The Iowa District court judge in Scott County agreed that Iowa law does not authorize a local commission to confer original jurisdiction…

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Lane & Waterman ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

Lane & Waterman LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in four practice areas. Lane & Waterman LLP received the following rankings in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”: Metropolitan Tier 1 Davenport Commercial Litigation Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law  Metropolitan Tier 2 Davenport Construction Law…

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