Attorney Tyler Smith Named Partner at Peddicord Wharton

Attorney Tyler Smith has been named Partner at Peddicord Wharton, effective January 1, 2023. Tyler focuses his practice in the areas of workers' compensation, personal injury, and employment litigation. As a trial lawyer, he helps clients see the “big picture” or long-term strategy of the case, wh…


Attorney Bierstedt Receives Complete Dismissal of Professional Liability Lawsuit

Attorney Clarissa Bierstedt achieved summary judgment and complete dismissal of a professional liability lawsuit filed against her client seeking in excess of $900K in damages. Plaintiffs brought claims of negligent misrepresentation and negligence against their insurance agency stemming from an al…


Peddicord Wharton Attorneys Recognized in Practice Areas by “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2023 Edition

Eight attorneys from Peddicord Wharton were recently selected by their peers to be recognized in respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 edition for Des Moines. Three attorneys were recognized as Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition) Workers’ Compensatio…


Alison Stewart Appointed to ISBA Workers’ Compensation Section Council

Attorney Alison Stewart has been appointed to serve a second term on the Workers’ Compensation Section Council of the Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA) for 2022-2023. The ISBA is a vibrant organization due in large part to its volunteers. This will be Alison’s second term of service on the Council.…


Attorney Tyler Smith Speaker at 2022 Iowa Ortho Work Comp Conference

Save the Date and Register Today Peddicord Wharton attorney Tyler Smith will be speaking at the March 3 Iowa Ortho 2022 Workers' Compensation Conference. He will present on: COVID-19 and its Effects on Workers’ Compensation Claims in Iowa. Iowa Ortho2022 Workers’ Compensation Conference Thursday, …


Peddicord Wharton Attorneys Recognized in Practice Areas by “The Best Lawyers in America©”

Five attorneys from Peddicord Wharton were recently selected by their peers to be recognized in respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 edition for Des Moines. Two attorneys were recognized as Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition) Workers’ Compensation L…


Peddicord Wharton Recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2022 Edition

Peddicord Wharton has been recognized in the practice area of Workers' Compensation - Employers by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for its 2022 rankings. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client a…


Attorneys Stewart & Tuttle Named Partners at Peddicord Wharton

Peddicord Wharton Attorneys Alison Stewart and Marshall Tuttle have been named Partners at Peddicord Wharton. Alison’s practice is focused on workers’ compensation and personal injury defense. She has worked on all aspects of cases ranging from simple to complex, including trials, mediations, sett…


Attorney Adam Bates Obtains Another Defense Verdict

Attorney Adam Bates recently obtained a total defense verdict for his client following a week-long jury trial. At the time of the accident, Mr. Bates’ client was operating a pick-up truck following behind a farm-implement which caused traffic to slow on a highway. Plaintiff was operating a motorcyc…


Alison Stewart Named to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars for Third Year

Attorney Alison Stewart was named a Rising Star for the third consecutive year in the area of Workers' Compensation in the 2021 Super Lawyers' Great Plains Rising Stars edition. This is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in the Great Plain…


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