Bob Waterman joined Lane & Waterman in 1981 and for 35 years has focused his civil litigation practice for the defense primarily in the areas of professional malpractice, product liability, and insurance coverage litigation.
Bob is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, for the areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law, Medical Malpractice Law, and Bet-the-Company Litigation, in Martindale-Hubbell with an AV rating, in Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers with a “Band 1” rating for Litigation: General Commercial, and in the Iowa Super Lawyers Top 10 List for the years 2007 and 2009 - 2015. In 2014, Bob was awarded The 2014 Client Choice Award for Litigation in Iowa.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1983||10/05/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers||2016|
|Lawyer of the Year||Best Lawyers||2015|
|Band 1||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||2015|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Top 10: Iowa Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Partner||Lane & Waterman LLP||1981 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American College of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||2000 - Present|
|Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||1994 - Present|
|Iowa State Bar Association||President||2011 - 2012|
|University of Iowa College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|Northwestern University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1978|
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