Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Hosts Licensing Executive Society (LES) Seminar

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Hosts Licensing Executive Society (LES) Seminar

The Iowa Chapter of the Licensing Executive Society (LES) met for a seminar at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll’s office in Coralville, Iowa, on April 29, 2019, to discuss valuing intellectual property for licenses and conducting royalty audits. The event was co-sponsored by Shuttleworth & Ingersoll and the University of Iowa Research Foundation and managed by Jason R. Sytsma, registered patent attorney at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll.

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Attorney Kirsten H. Frey Joins Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Kirsten H. Frey, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Iowa City-based Attorney Kirsten H. Frey has joined the law firm of Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Frey will be based in the firm’s Coralville, Iowa, office and will continue to serve her clients with a primary focus in business and corporate law, real estate law, and civil litigation.

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Kristen Shaffer and Jon Landon Present at IAJ Family Law Seminar

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Attorneys Kristen Shaffer and Jon Landon each presented a session at the IAJ Family Law Seminar, hosted by the Iowa Association of Justice (IAJ) at the Coralville Marriott on April 11 and 12. This one-and-a-half day conference is a gathering of criminal defense and family law trial lawyers, practicing attorneys, judges, or IAJ law student members.

“Both Kristen and Jonathon gave fantastic presentations that were informative, engaging, and incredibly useful for the family law attorneys attending the seminar,” said Andrew Mertens, Deputy Executive Director of the Iowa Association for Justice.

Kristen presented “Substance Abuse & Supervised Visitation.” Typical work for Kristen includes dissolution of marriage (divorce), both traditional and collaborative; child custody and visitation disputes; valuation of businesses and identifying hidden assets in dissolution cases; child support; spousal support; premarital agreements; modification and enforcement of decrees and orders; parenting coordination; domestic abuse orders of protection; and appeals.

Jon presented “Tax Law Update” and its effect on Family Law. Jon advises individuals, businesses, and tax-exempt organizations in federal and state tax matters; general business transactions; deferred compensation and employee benefits; and estate and succession planning. Jon also helps clients resolve tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and other tax authorities.

About Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Coralville, Iowa, with clients throughout the Midwest and around the world. Established in 1854, the firm has grown to become one of Iowa’s largest firms with nearly 50 talented and experienced lawyers who provide a full-range of business, litigation, family, and intellectual property legal services. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to client problems.

Kristin F. Petersen Joins Team of Attorneys at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Kristin F. Petersen, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is pleased to announce the addition of Kristin F. Petersen to the team of attorneys.

As an associate attorney at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, Kristin will assist clients through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, including addressing diligence, regulatory, and other issues. She also advises companies on various matters related to commercial and business law, business formation, equity finance, and antitrust compliance. Kristin has extensive knowledge of antitrust laws and regulations, including premerger notification obligations and foreign merger control filings.

Kristin has worked previously as an attorney with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in St. Louis, Missouri. As a student she worked at the Saint Louis University Legal Clinic, was a law clerk for Korein Tillery, and worked at the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

She is a graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Law, where she was honored as the top 10% of students in her graduating class. Her undergraduate degree is from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Welcome, Kristin!

About Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Coralville, Iowa, with clients throughout the Midwest and around the world. Established in 1854, the firm has grown to become one of Iowa’s largest firms with nearly 50 talented and experienced lawyers who provide a full-range of business, litigation, family, and intellectual property legal services. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to client problems.