Eric Langston Makes CBJ Forty Under 40 List
Attorney Eric Langston will be honored at the Corridor Business Journal’s (CBJ) Forty Under 40 reception on Thursday, Oct. 15. This marks the 16th year the CBJ has recognized forty young leaders who have made a significant impact in their business and community. The selection committee is made up of previous honorees.
Mr. Langston joined Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC in 2018 where he represents clients with complex commercial real estate transactions, with creditors’ rights issues in bankruptcy scenarios, with landlord-tenant matters, and with corporate governance issues. His dedication to providing excellent service and delivering value to clients was recently recognized on the Best Lawyers in America® 2021 Ones to Watch list for Cedar Rapids. He’s also very passionate about volunteering his time and giving back the community.
Mr. Langston is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Linn County Bar Association and was recently the Vice President of the Linn Law Club, which is the Linn County Bar Association’s section for young lawyers. He is also involved in various activities relating to civil justice and community enhancement. In 2019, Mr. Langston was recognized at the Cedar Rapids Gazette Business Awards for his involvement in the largest expungement clinic in Iowa history, and continues to coordinate clinics in Linn County. Mr. Langston is involved in the United Way of East Central Iowa where he has served as a Site Coordinator for their VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistant) program. He is a member of Daybreak Rotary Club and serves on the board of directors for the Riverview Center and Orchestra Iowa. Mr. Langston also enjoys the arts and was involved in the Cedar Rapids Concert Choral before the pandemic precluded such activities.
Mr. Langston is a natural leader and we are very fortunate to have him in our community. Congratulations, Eric! Well deserved.
The CBJ is limiting in-person attendees to honorees and a select few guests to maintain social distancing. For those who cannot attend in person, the event will be streamed as a live webinar. For a complete list of honorees or to register for the CBJ Forty under 40 webinar, click here.