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Gary J. Streit

Gary J. Streit, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estate Planning, Wills, and Trusts
  • Health Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Tax Law

Contact Information

Gary J. Streit
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2316
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Gary’s Assistant

Name: Clare A. Birdsell
Phone: (319) 731-2314

About Gary J. Streit

Gary Streit’s practice focuses on estate and business succession planning, qualified plans and employee benefits, taxation, and other general business matters. Gary was president of the firm from 2002 through 2016, and was chair of the board in 2017 and 2018.


  • Iowa State University, B.S. Industrial Administration (Accounting) (with distinction) (1972)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (with high distinction) (1975)
  • Passed the Certified Public Accountant Exam (Iowa, 1975)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member of the Taxation Section)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member of the Business Law, Probate & Trust Law and Taxation Sections) (Business Law Section Council Chair-1990-1992) (Way and Mean Committee Chair-1995-1999)
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers’ Cedar Rapids Trusts and Estates (2013) and Tax Law (2012) “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®–Employee Benefits Law (ERISA), Tax Law and Trusts and Estates
  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®–Employee Benefits/ERISA, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Listed in Chambers USA®, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Rating “AV”
  • Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa Business Hall of Fame Laureate (2016)

Community and Personal

  • American Cancer Society (Past Member of National Board of Directors, Chairman-2004) (Midwest Division, President-1998-2000, Board of Directors)
  • American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (Past Member of Board of Directors; Chairman 2002)
  • United Way of East Central Iowa (Board of Trustees)
  • Horizons (Board of Trustees)
  • Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance (Large Investor Council) (Formerly Priority One – Advisory Board Member, Chairman-2003)
  • Iowa Legal Aid (Volunteer Attorney)
  • Iowa State University College of Business (Past member of Dean’s Advisory Council)
  • Iowa State University Foundation (Board of Directors; Board Chair)
  • Iowa Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Commission (Commissioner and Past Chair)
  • CR Downtown Rotary (Past President)
  • Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center (Chairman)
  • Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation (Past member and Chair of Board of Directors)
  • Tanager Place Foundation (Board of Directors)

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