Michael J. Lunn

Associate Attorney

Michael defends employers, municipalities and insurance carriers against workers' compensation, employment and civil litigation in the state of Iowa and handles family law and criminal defense claims for the firm. Michael is the Social Media & Website Chair of the NCA (Nebraska Claims Association) and is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and Blackstone Inn of Court.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

LICENSURE

Michael is licensed to practice in the states of Iowa and Nebraska.

EDUCATION

Drake University Law School, J.D., with Honors
Drake University College of Business, M.B.A.
University of Northern Iowa, B.A.

PUBLICATIONS

Class Dismissed: Forty-Nine Years Later, Recreational Use Statutes Finally Align with Legislation's Original Intent, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, 2015

Uber Drivers Seek Classification as Employees, Covered Events, Defense Research Institute, September 2015 Issue 9

Michael was born and raised in Des Moines, so when he is not in the office, Michael can usually be found running at Gray’s Lake, grabbing a cone at Van Dee’s, enjoying one of the many patios in the metro area, or playing “catch” with his dog, Drake.   Catch is in quotation marks because Drake usually only lasts 2-3 tosses before he becomes bored and runs away or he destroys the flying object altogether. 

In the fall and winter months, Michael can usually be found cheering on UNI athletics, the Des Moines Buccaneers at the Madhouse on Hickman or his Minnesota Wild in the Excel Energy Center.  When he has extended free time, you’ll have to look outside the state as he frequently takes trips to go snowboarding with his brother in Colorado.

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