Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C.
699 Walnut Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Tom focuses on plaintiff litigation involving personal injury accidents, workers compensation claims, medical malpractice issues, will contests, business and shareholder disputes, securities litigation and FINRA security arbitration. He is a member of the Iowa Academy of Trial lawyers.
Tom represents clients who serve our country in the armed forces in various military legal issues. He is a retired Army Reserve JAG Colonel.
- Member, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C. Management Committee, 1998—2007
- Member Attorney, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C., 1995—present
- Commander, Eighth Military Law Center in Kansas City, Missouri
- Attorney, Reavely Law Firm, 1982—1994
- Adjunct Professor, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1978—1981
- City Attorney, City of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 1978—1981
- City Attorney, City of Donnellson, Iowa, 1978—1981
- Attorney in private practice, 1977—1981
- Attorney, Whitfield, Musgrave, Selvy, Kelly & Eddy (now Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C.), 1973—1977
- Judicial Clerk, Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Harris, 1973
- Legal Counsel, Iowa State Senate, 1972
The Personal Injury Law Practice:
We are experienced in litigating and trying cases on behalf of plaintiffs, whether they involve claims of personal injury or property damage. The firm is dedicated to serving its clients, whether this involves appearances in small claims court or lengthy, complex, civil litigation.
As is the case with all clients, when representing the plaintiff in litigation of any kind, the firm’s attorneys are committed to sensitivity to client concerns, rapid response to client inquiries, a pro-active approach to solving legal problems, giving practical advice and offering sound judgment. Also, when circumstances permit, the firm is experienced in resolving disputes through negotiation, arbitration, or other alternatives to litigation.
We have attorneys licensed in most midwestern states, and eligible to be admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions. A number of the firm’s attorneys represent plaintiffs within the state of Iowa.
Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C.:
The attorneys at Whitfield & Eddy are trusted for our ability to provide carefully crafted, practical, and effective solutions to complex legal challenges. We are steady, knowledgeable, and experienced and take a proactive approach that yields positive outcomes, both in and out of court.
We have extensive experience in a wide range of industries and a reach that extends throughout the Midwest and nationally. Whitfield & Eddy offers a full range of legal services including business, banking, litigation, employment and labor, real estate, transportation, construction, family law, and wills, trusts & estate planning.
In addition to partnering with businesses, we work closely with individuals and families. Combining sensitivity, legal knowledge, and strong advocacy, our attorneys have comprehensive experience handling complex and sophisticated issues.
Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell, Chambers USA, and Best Lawyers among other publications and honors, our attorneys are highly respected in the legal community and hold leadership positions with state and local bar associations, legal societies, and numerous community charitable boards. Our team of more than 40 attorneys is known for its depth of experience, tenacity, and personal commitment. We work collaboratively with colleagues across practices and disciplines to provide the innovative counsel clients expect.
At Whitfield & Eddy, we are dedicated to cultivating the best legal talent, knowledge, and experience, guided by a strong commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. In addition, we strive to embrace the latest digital tools and technologies that promote innovation and enhance our effectiveness and efficiency. Ultimately, our legal focus is on providing counsel that anticipates our clients’ needs so that they can focus on achieving their business and personal goals.