Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC
Kathleen A. Kleiman

Kathleen A. Kleiman

Position: Member
115 3rd Street SE, Suite 1200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1266
(319) 896-4027 direct
(319) 366-1917 fax

Ms. Kleiman has been with Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman for 20 years. Her practice focuses primarily on advising businesses on issues relating to initial business structure, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, equity incentive plans, and securities issues.

Prior Employment

  • De La Rue Systems Americas, Cedar Rapids, IA, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, 1997-1998
  • Unitrin, Inc., Chicago, IL, Corporate Counsel, 1996-1997
  • Helene Curtis, Inc., Chicago, IL, Corporate Counsel, 1992-1996
  • Latham & Watkins, Chicago, IL, Associate, Tax Department, 1989-1992
  • US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Law Clerk to Judge Walter Cummings, 1988-1989


Honors & Awards

  • Named the Best Lawyers®  "Lawyer of the Year" in Cedar Rapids, 2018 & 2019
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, 2018
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2019
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® list, 2015 - 2019
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    • Named to the Best Lawyers® 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” - Corporate Law
  • AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Included in Great Plains Super Lawyers list, 2018


  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Corporate Counsel Law Section
    • Business Law Section
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Linn County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Entrepreneurial Development Center
    • Board of Directors and Chair
  • Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
    • Board of Directors
  • Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce's Leadership for Five Seasons
    • 2000 Graduate
  • Xavier High School Foundation Business Appeal
    • Past Chair
  • Linn Area BizPac
    • Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce
    • Past Member, Board of Directors
  • Brucemore
    • Past Member, Board of Trustees
  • Miracles in Motion
    • Past Member, Board of Directors
  • St. Luke's Health Care Foundation
    • Past Member, Board of Directors