Attorneys & Counselors At Law
Erik S. Fisk
Email: fisk@whitfieldlaw.com
Tel (Main Office): 515-288-6041
Fax: 515-246-1474
Office Location: 317 Sixth Avenue
Suite 1200
Des Moines, IA 50309
Secretary: Zack Valentine
Tel (Secretary): 515-558-0157

As a member at Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C., Erik has experience primarily in business and employment law, business litigation, construction, debtor/creditor, employment, and family law issues.  Erik helps individuals and companies manage the practical side of risk — from the world of organization, compliance, contracting, personnel, and policymaking through litigation in both state and federal court.

Erik is also a certified SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), with the experience and skill to evaluate the implications of decisions that disputes, problem employees, training issues, or a letter from OSHA force on his clients.  In addition to teaching at the university level, Erik has extensive training experience and is a frequent speaker on legal issues.

Of Particular Note:

  • BV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Two favorable Polk County jury trial verdicts in 2011
  • Summary judgment entered on five of Plaintiffs’ seven claims in multi-party, multi-million dollar alleged product defect dispute in 2011
  • Summary judgment entered, dismissing claims against Defendant that had been pending for six years before Erik’s involvement

Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member


Areas of Practice
General practice including but not limited to:
Jurisdictions
State:
Iowa
Federal:
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Iowa - Bankruptcy
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Iowa - Bankruptcy
Education
  • J.D. Drake University Law School, with highest honors, 2005 (Dwight D. Opperman Scholar, 2002-2005; Projects Editor: Drake Law Review, 2004-2005)
  • M.A. Indiana University, 2000
  • B.A. Drake University, summa cum laude, 1999 (Phi Beta Kappa Society)
Languages

French