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Lane & Waterman LLP

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 1IowaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Distinguished Davenport-based practice with an eminent presence in eastern Iowa. Regularly handles medical malpractice and business litigation. Frequently entrusted by clients from a range of sectors, including both public and private businesses, to handle complex litigation.

Strengths

One client remarks of the firm: "It is comprised of highly talented lawyers who are extremely responsive."

Another client notes: "Their work is excellent and their attorneys are responsive, smart and practical."

Work highlights

Defended CIC against claims brought by Oral Surgeons, PC concerning declaratory relief, breach of insurance contract and insurance bad faith, all in relation to coverage for business interruption caused by COVID-19-related business closures.

Notable practitioners

Jason O'Rourke regularly advises on commercial disputes involving breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty, as well as construction litigation.
"Jason is an amazing litigator."

Robert Waterman remains one of the leading figures of the litigation market in Iowa. He is adept at handling a range of litigious matters, medical malpractice lawsuits, personal injury claims and commercial disputes.
"He's very knowledgeable, hard-working, practical and a good trial lawyer; he's analytical and has a great understanding of the applicable law." "Bob Waterman is one of the best lawyers I've ever seen."

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Iowa

Litigation: General Commercial


Jason O'Rourke
Band 4
Robert Waterman Jr
Band 1