Banks & Financial Institutions

The attorneys at Dickinson Bradshaw Law provide expertise in a wide array of practice areas including banking, cybersecurity, taxation, employment, education, trusts & estates, real estate, litigation, and family law. 

Our attorneys provide a full range of legal and business counseling services to a client base that includes large corporations, small businesses, governmental entities, and not-for-profit organizations with interests in Iowa. You can find a list of industries with an overview and attorneys available below.


The banking law attorneys at Dickinson, Bradshaw, Fowler & Hagen, P.C. counsel more than 90 financial institutions doing business in Iowa.  No other Iowa-based law firm has as many banking law attorneys providing legal services to the state’s community banks.  The firm is a complete source of legal services for banks and other financial institutions, bankers, and bank directors on a wide range of general legal issues including loan documentation and collection, creditors’ rights, state and federal regulatory services, banking mergers and acquisitions, branch sales and purchases, corporate restructuring, employment counsel, buy-sell and shareholder agreements, redemptions, capital raising, securities law, succession and strategic planning, new products and services, intellectual property, legislative services, and litigation in state and federal court.  We also strive to anticipate the future needs of Iowa’s financial institutions and take seriously our responsibility to stay on top of developments in the industry and communicate relevant information to our clients.

Dickinson Bradshaw’s Banking Law Group is led by Howard Hagen, who formerly served as general counsel to the Iowa Division of Banking and currently serves as general counsel to the Community Bankers of Iowa.

For more information about the firm’s experience with and services for banks and financial institutions, please  contact Howard Hagen.

Industry Groups

  • Banks and Financial Institutions


Associated Practice Areas

Attorneys of the Des Moines-based Dickinson Bradshaw Law Firm have been serving clients throughout the state of Iowa since 1937.