From a two-person partnership formed in 1854, Lane & Waterman has evolved into a respected firm of 47 attorneys whose clients range from multi-national, Fortune 500 corporations to regional and local businesses of all sizes. Business clients retain Lane & Waterman in cases ranging from complicated transactions to those that are more routine. Litigation clients retain Lane & Waterman in cases ranging from multi-million dollar class actions to more modest lawsuits. Lane & Waterman also serves the business and personal planning needs of individuals and families.
Lane & Waterman clients benefit from the collective efforts, knowledge and experiences of a team of lawyers, legal assistants, support staff and information specialists, whose combined resources number over 100 people. One or more members of the firm may have primary responsibility for coordinating client services, yet each client receives the type of assistance needed, however simple or complex it may be.
Lane & Waterman attorneys are fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers, American Board of Trial Advocates, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Federation of Defense, Corporate Counsel, the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants. Many partners are listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers and Partners USA. Lane & Waterman has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.