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5Apr, 2023

LDM Expands Firm with the Addition of Jack L.C. Pietig

By |April 5th, 2023|Categories: Latest News|

Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP welcomes attorney Jack L.C. Pietig. Jack Pietig is a litigation associate at LDM’s West Des Moines office. Prior to joining the Firm, Jack worked as a law clerk for Justice Matthew McDermott of the Iowa Supreme Court during the 2020–21 term. As a law clerk, he drafted language for judicial opinions and conducted research memorandum on a wide array of legal issues. Jack [...]

4Apr, 2023

Jason C. Palmer Presented to the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool

By |April 4th, 2023|Categories: Latest News|

Partner Jason C. Palmer recently presented to the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool (ICAP) on the “Logistics of Staffing and Critical Incident Response in Jails.” This live discussion covered the logistics of staffing and its direct impact on routine operations, management of inmates and critical incident response. Jason also discussed the related potential for liability and litigation as relates to jail operations. ICAP provides property and casualty coverage to [...]

31Mar, 2023

2023 Changes in Crop Insurance: Second Chance If You Forget to Identify a SBI

By |March 31st, 2023|Categories: Agriculture, Crop Insurance, Latest News|

How did I forget? Back in August 2022 the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) released revisions to the Rainfall Index Common Policy, Basic Provisions which became effective on January 1, 2023.  The changes included revising certain definitions to match those of the Common Crop Insurance Policy and adding a 30-day deadline to appeal a determination of good farming practice. Furthermore, the FCIC added a provision which would allow [...]

30Mar, 2023

Life at LDM | Attorney Spotlight, William R. Settles

By |March 30th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Life at LDM|

William R. Settles, Partner Describe your career trajectory Until my junior year in college, I thought I was going to be a doctor. Once I recognized my aversion to blood and sick people, I needed something different to do. I tagged along with my roommate to a moot court presentation and found I really enjoyed it. Two years later I was a first-year law student at Notre Dame [...]

30Mar, 2023

Mark E. Novotny and Anne Marie O’Brien Approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to Serve as Qualified Arbitrators

By |March 30th, 2023|Categories: Latest News|

Partners Mark E. Novotny and Anne Marie O’Brien have been approved by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to serve as qualified arbitrators for deciding disputes. Mr. Novotny and Ms. O’Brien underwent extensive background checks, interviews, training, and testing to become qualified FINRA arbitrators. FINRA arbitrators are independent and are chosen to hear disputes and issue final, binding decisions. FINRA provides an arbitration forum, pursuant to rules [...]

20Mar, 2023

Adam R. Feeney Presented at the Midlands African Chamber’s Power Hour

By |March 20th, 2023|Categories: Latest News|

Partner Adam R. Feeney presented at the Midlands African Chamber’s Power Hour on Thursday, March 16, 2023. During his presentation he discussed the importance of drafting and following organizational agreements for businesses. Adam specializes in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has represented clients in various disputes, including corporate partnership, breach of contract, creditors’ rights, product liability, RICO, securities fraud, employment, trusts, and estates. To learn more about Adam [...]

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