Iowa Supreme Court Quashes Overbroad Subpoena

Sep 11, 2023

On February 10, the Iowa Supreme Court issued its decision in In the Matter of the Subpoenas Issued to Dethmers Manufacturing Company. The Court reversed the district court’s refusal to quash two subpoenas that were issued to Dethmers Manufacturing Company and, in the process, adopted a six-factor test for evaluating whether subpoenas impose an undue burden. The case offers an important reminder to banks and other entities who are frequent recipients of subpoenas, as well as to litigants who seek to use these powerful tools.

Samuel J. Gray Joins SPMB

Sep 11, 2023

Samuel J. Gray has joined the firm’s litigation practice group. Before joining the firm, Sam was an associate at Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. in Wilmington, Delaware, where he practiced in the corporate litigation group.

SPMB Attorney Jacob Vetter Makes CBJ "Forty Under 40" List

Sep 6, 2023

Jacob Vetter will be honored at the Corridor Business Journal’s (CBJ) Forty Under 40 reception on Thursday, Oct. 19. The CBJ will be recognizing forty young leaders who have made a significant impact in their business and community.

Paul Morf to Present at ISU Foundation Professional Advisor Conference

Aug 21, 2023

The 2023 ISU Foundation Professional Advisor Conference is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 31 from 7:30 – 4:00 PM in Ames, IA.

42 SPMB Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America® 2024 with 9 Making "Lawyer of the Year"

Aug 17, 2023

Recognition is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor.

R/B Sales Corporation Joins Forward Solutions

Aug 11, 2023

Forward Solutions, a leading player in outsourced marketing and sales, announced two significant mergers that will expand its operations and pave the way for strategic growth in the electrical channel. These mergers will bring together the ElectroRep Inc. and Hiawatha based, R/B Sales Corporation, combining their expertise, resources, and customer bases within Forward Solutions.

Important Takeaways for Financial Institutions from the 2023 Iowa Legislature Session

Aug 7, 2023

Chris Loftus, a partner with SPMB’s banking group, serves on the Legislative Committee for the Iowa Bar Association’s Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section. Mr. Loftus, with the assistance of SPMB’s summer law clerk, Sydney Erickson, has prepared a summary of the more noteworthy legislative actions in which financial institutions should take note.

Scott Bogguss to Present at Farm Transition Planners Conference

Jul 13, 2023

Attorney Scott Bogguss will provide an update on buy sell agreements at the Cultivating Connections: A Conference for Farm Transition Planners offered by the ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation. The event will be held Aug. 7 - 8 in Des Moines and online.

SPMB Attorneys Receive High Rankings From Chambers USA 2023

Jun 26, 2023

The 2023 edition of Chambers USA has been released and Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC (SPMB) attorneys Randy Scholer, Kevin Visser and Steve Holtman received the highest ranking possible in their respective areas of practice.

Sydney Erickson and Max Hall Gain Legal Experience as Summer Associates at SPMB

Jun 22, 2023

Each year, the attorneys at Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC invite law students to be a part of the firm's Summer Associate Program.

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