B. MacPaul (Mac) Stanfield has represented commercial real estate lenders and business clients since he arrived at Whitfield & Eddy. He is highly regarded for his experience and facilitating an efficient closing process. 

Mac is adept at handling multiple transactions from commitment through closing with dedication to client procedures, regular communication, and supporting a positive closing experience for all parties.



  • Member, Whitfield & Eddy Law Executive Committee, 2021—present
  • Chair, Whitfield & Eddy Law Professional Recruitment Committee, 2016—2020
  • Member Attorney, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C., 2009—present
  • Associate Attorney, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C., 2002—2009
  • Associate Attorney, Palmer & Dodge, LLP, 2001—2002

Activities and Affiliations

  • Lincoln Inne of Court
  • American Bar Association (Sections: Business Law; Real Property, Probate & Trust Law)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Chair: e-Commerce Section, 2006—2007; Sections: Business Law; Real Estate & Title Law)  
  • Polk County Bar Association

News & Events

Honors & Recognitions

Honors & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in the Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) section of The Best Lawyers in America (2016—2022)


Drake University Law School, J.D., 2001, with highest honors

  • Dwight D. Opperman Scholar, 1998—2001
  • Research Editor, Drake Law Review, 2000—2001

University of Washington, M.A., 1998

University of Massachusetts-Boston, B.A., 1995, summa cum laude

  • Recipient: John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence and Public Service


  • Iowa
    U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit

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