SPMB Participates in Cady Day of Service

Nov 6, 2023

SPMB participated in the Cady Day of Service by preparing care packages, sewing pillow cases and providing dinner to the residents at the Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Iowa City.

"Best Law Firms" 2024 Ranks 37 Practice Areas at SPMB

Nov 2, 2023

2024 rankings are based on a methodology that relies on qualitative and quantitative data on legal skillset, achievements and client successes collected through a submission process managed by Best Lawyers.

Paul Morf, Scott Bogguss and Jacob Koller Ranked In Chambers High Net Worth 2023

Oct 18, 2023

Attorneys Paul Morf and Scott Bogguss have made their 7th appearance on the Private Wealth Law list and attorney Jacob Koller has been listed on the Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth list for 2023.

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.

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