Best Lawyers in America 2019


Whitfield & Eddy attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion for Best Lawyers in America® 2019, the oldest and most respected peer-review survey in the legal profession.

Our attorneys serve clients throughout Iowa and the U.S. from Des Moines and Mt. Pleasant.

The attorneys who have been honored and their practice areas are:

  • Thomas H. Burke, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Jason M. Casini, Litigation - Insurance, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Stephen Doohen, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
  • Thomas Henderson, Food and Beverage Law, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Insurance
  • Stephen D. Marso, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
  • David D. Nelson, Real Estate
  • David L. Phipps, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Insurance
  • Sally A. Reavely, Health Care Law 
  • Thomas S. Reavely, Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
  • Kevin M. Reynolds, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Product Liability Litigation -Defendants
  • G. Mark Rice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) 
  • Jaki K. Samuelson, Employment Law-Individuals, Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment 
  • Anjela A. Shutts, Family Law 
  • Kara M. Sinnard, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Real Estate Law
  • Bernard L. (Jerry) Spaeth, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Banking & Finance
  • B. MacPaul Stanfield, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Jeffrey D. Stone, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
  • John Templer, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, Mediation
  • Stephen W. Tyler, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction