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…


Alison Stewart Moderates Session at ABA's Work Comp Virtual Seminar

On May 27, 2021, Attorney Alison Stewart served as the moderator for one of the three panel discussions at the 2021 Workers' Compensation Spring Virtual Seminar, sponsored by ABA's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Expert panelists examined the variations in workers' compensation and…


Attorney Bates Obtains Dismissal in Front of Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission

Attorney Adam Bates obtained a complete defense verdict for his client in front of the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission. Claimant had alleged an injury to his low back and claimed entitlement to significant industrial disability as a result. The injury was denied by Mr. Bates’ client…


Clarissa Bierstedt Named Partner at Peddicord Wharton

Attorney Clarissa Bierstedt was named Partner at Peddicord Wharton effective January 1, 2021.  Clarissa focuses her practice on civil litigation, including personal injury, commercial litigation, products liability, professional liability, contract disputes, and employment law. She…


Peddicord Wharton Recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2021 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 2021 rankings. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and…


Alison Stewart Named to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars 2020

Attorney Alison Stewart was named a Rising Star in the area of Workers' Compensation in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers®, which is part of Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of…


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

Four attorneys from Peddicord Wharton were recently selected by their peers to be recognized in respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 edition for Des Moines. Two attorneys were recognized as Ones to Watch, a new category this year.  Best Lawyers in America (2021…


Attorneys Hook and Smith win case at the Supreme Court of Iowa: Anita Gumm v. Easter Seals

On Friday, May 1, 2020, the Supreme Court of Iowa issued its decision in Anita Gumm v. Easter Seals, in which the Supreme Court agreed with the arguments that had been extensively briefed and then argued by attorneys Lee Hook and Tyler Smith on behalf of Easter Seals. The issue before the…


Attorney Nicholas K. Cooling Named Partner at Peddicord Wharton

Nicholas K. Cooling was named Partner at Peddicord Wharton effective January 1, 2020. Nicholas focuses his practice in the areas of workers' compensation, civil litigation and criminal law. He graduated from Drake Law School in 2014, and attended the University of Iowa for his undergraduate…


Peddicord Wharton Recognized by Best Lawyers® for Workers' Compensation - Employers in 2020 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 2020 rankings.   The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the…


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