Litigation Attorneys in Des Moines


Our trial lawyers draw from their extensive courtroom experience in a wide range of practice areas. We are committed to solving problems and identifying practical, cost-effective solutions for our clients. Our lawyers are prepared to serve our clients’ needs in litigation matters in the Midwest and throughout the country.

Clients ranging from individual entrepreneurs and small business owners to Fortune 500 companies and international corporations have relied on Whitfield & Eddy to handle litigation in diverse practice areas such as: product liability, construction law, complex commercial disputes, debtor-creditor relationships, insurance defense,  insurance coverage disputes and bad faith, employee benefits and ERISA, civil rights, class actions, appellate advocacy, alternative dispute resolution (ADR), business torts and unfair competition, trade secrets, aviation, real estate, trusts and estates.

In the Chambers USA guide 2016, clients were quoted as saying:

"I'm very happy, they are extremely responsive and very thorough. I don't want to tell any of my competitors to work with them, I want them all to myself."

"They're aggressive in defense, they have good budgets, clients understand the expenses and our outcomes are fantastic."

In the Chambers USA guide 2019, peers were quoted as saying:

"They have excellent lawyers there."

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading firm in Litigation: General Commercial (Chambers USA: 2014-2021); Litigation: Insurance (Chambers USA: 2014)
  • Chosen as the 2015 winner of Corporate Intl Magazine's Global Award in three categories: Trial Law - Law Firm of the Year in Iowa, Bankruptcy Law - Law Firm of the Year in Iowa, Family Law - Law Firm of the Year in Iowa
  • Selected as a "Best Law Firm" by Best Lawyers® (a division of U.S. News & World Report) in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Litigation - Construction, Litigation-Labor & Employment, and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.
  • Selected for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation as a Recommended Firm – Iowa in practice areas including Appellate, Insurance, and Product Liability (2013-2014)



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Leaders in Litigation

Leaders in Litigation

Whitfield & Eddy attorneys have received well-earned recognition beyond the courtroom including membership in the most prestigious trial attorney organizations in Iowa and across the nation.

  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association of (IDCA)
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)

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