Anna Mallen is an associate attorney in the firm’s litigation division. She works with clients on disputes in transactions and other matters. Her strength is the ability to thoroughly analyze and understand complex issues to develop a comprehensive strategy for clients. She’s committed to using technology to streamline and drive organizational efficiency and regular communication.

Anna received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Wartburg College in 2016. She earned her law degree from Drake University Law School in 2019. While at Drake, Anna worked as a Student Attorney in the Drake Legal Clinic, both in the General Civil Practice Clinic in the spring of 2018 and the Advanced Civil Practice Clinic in the spring of 2019. During her time in the clinic, she was responsible for all aspect of assigned cases, including case development, strategy, motions, hearings, and trials. She also served at the Iowa Supreme Court as an Honors Judicial Extern for Chief Justice Mark Cady in the fall of 2018.



  • Associate Attorney, Whitfield & Eddy Law, 2019—
  • Law Clerk, Whitfield & Eddy Law 2017—2019
  • Iowa Supreme Court, Honors Judicial Extern for Chief Justice Mark Cady, Fall 2018


  • Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting, May 2020
  • Deposition Boot Camp, Iowa Defense Counsel Association, October 2019

News & Events



  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Polk County Women Attorneys
  • Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association

Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

  • Presenter with Kay Oskvig and Bryn E. Hedlund, People's Law School: Employment Law Basics, Iowa State Bar Association, February 2020

Practice Areas


Drake University Law School, J.D., 2019, with highest honors

  • Order of the Coif
  • Timothy N. Carlucci Award Recipient
  • Drake Law SBA Student Service Award
  • Note Editor: Drake Law Review, 2018 – 2019
  • Junior Staff Member: Drake Law Review, 2017 – 2018
  • Dean’s List (all semesters)

Wartburg College, B.A., 2016, magna cum laude

  • Presidential Scholarship
  • Dean’s List (all semesters)


  • Iowa