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Attorney Laura L. Pattermann in Council Bluffs, Iowa


Laura L. Pattermann


Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


  • Top American Lawyers Lifetime Charter Member
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Board Member
  • National Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Iowa Association of Workers Compensation Lawyers
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Supreme Court Historical Society
  • American Bar Association



Laura L. Pattermann practicing in Workers' Compensation - Plaintiff Law Practice. Laura was admitted to practice in front of the Supreme Court. Click here to read an article regarding this honor.

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, 1994
  • Nebraska, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 1993
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
    • B.A. summa cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Psychology

Representative Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Nebraska State Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Southwest Iowa Bar Association, Member
  • Pottawattamie County Bar Association, Member


Phi Delta Phi


  • Martindale-Hubbell
    • Notable (2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell
    • Peer Review Rated (2015)
  • Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG)
    • Nation’s Top Injured Workers’ Attorneys (2017, 2018)
  • Lawyers of Distinction
    • Recognizing Excellent in Workers’ Compensation Law (2018)
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
    • 10 Best Attorneys, Exceptional and Outstanding Client Services (2017)
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys
    • Lifetime Achievement
  • National Trial Lawyers
    • Top 100 Civil Plaintiff (2017, 2018, 2019)

Laura L. Pattermann Has Dedicated Her Life to Representing Injured Workers

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