Frederick M. Haskins

Frederick M. Haskins: Attorney with Patterson Law Firm, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Insurance and other corporate matters, including company acquisitions and mergers as well as drafting agent contracts. Expert testimony on policy language. Regulatory representation for insurance and securities. Mediation and arbitration of insurance disputes. Lobbying. Clients have included Iowa Insurance Institute (18 years before legislature and Iowa Insurance Division) and Iowa Surety Association. Former Commissioner of Insurance of Iowa (acting 1986). All areas of insurance: property, casualty, life, health, annuities, and crop.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Member of the Polk County and Iowa State Bar Association

Member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel

Treasurer and Board Member for the Salisbury House Foundation

Honors & Awards

Received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory



Diminution-in-Value; Paying more for Less, Federation of Regulatory Counsel Quarterly Journal, June 21, 2003

Salutary Effect of the Retaliatory Tax in Promoting Economic Development of the Insurance Industry in Iowa, Federation of Regulatory Counsel Quarterly Journal, March 8, 2003



Areas of Practice (3)

  • Insurance
  • Government
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
515-283-2147  Phone
(515) 283-1002  Fax
University Attended:
Iowa, University of, BBA, 1969
Law School Attended:
Iowa, University of, JD, 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Iowa
Polk County and Iowa State Bar Associations; Federation of Regulatory Counsel;
Iowa Insurance & Financial Service Education Foundation Board of Directors
Birth Information:
Des Moines, Iowa, October 18, 1947
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Des Moines, Iowa

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