Attorneys & Counselors At Law
John F. Fatino
Email: fatino@whitfieldlaw.com
Tel (Main Office): 515-288-6041
Fax: 515-246-1474
Office Location: 317 Sixth Avenue
Suite 1200
Des Moines, IA 50309
Secretary: Jessica Gee
Tel (Secretary): 515-246-5576

While involved in a number of different areas of the law, John F. Fatino has a general practice which includes representation of clients in Banking law, Transportation, Construction law, and Real Estate matters. Also, as a practitioner in the Appellate Practice arena, John was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2010 in the field of Appellate Litigation. In addition to advising clients and litigating in these areas, John has regularly provided presentations to various industry groups concerning these matters and is the author and co-author of several articles related to these matters.

Of Particular Note:

  • Selected for inclusion in 2013 Great Plains Super Lawyers in the field of Business/Corporate (Super Lawyers: 2009-2010, 2013)
  • Selected for inclusion in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (2012).
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®  2010 in the field of Appellate Litigation (Copyright 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).


Areas of Practice
Jurisdictions
State:
Iowa
Minnesota
Federal:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • J.D. Drake University Law School, 1991 (Region XIV Finalist: National Moot Court Competition, 1991; Recipient: Rodney L. Hudson Senior Advocacy Award, 1991)
  • B.A. Concordia College, cum laude, 1987 (Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society)