Areas of Practice

Employment LawTrial Law


Employment Law

Employment Law covers a complex network of laws that controls how employers must treat employees, former employees, and applicants for employment. This area includes the interpretation and construction of state and federal statutes and case law in areas such as:

  • Employment Discrimination (sex, disability, gender identity, age, race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, pregnancy)
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Transgender Rights
  • ADA and Disability Accommodations
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Severence Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA")
  • Wage and Overtime Claims
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • False Claims Act ("Qui Tam" cases)
  • Special Laws Governing Municipal Employment

Trial Law

Our Trial Law practice includes the pursuit and defense of claims for damages for individuals and insurance companies. This includes claims for personal injuries, wrongful death, defamation of character, breach of contract, product liability, interference with contract, etc.


Employment & Trial Law Practice in Des Moines, Iowa.