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Mark L. Zaiger

Mark L. Zaiger, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Trade Secrets Litigation

Contact Information

Mark L. Zaiger
Attorney, Senior Vice President
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2213
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Mark’s Assistant

Name: Heather A. Bertch
Phone: (319) 731-2214

About Mark L. Zaiger

Mark Zaiger is a Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Mark’s work focuses on labor and employment law, trade secrets, non-compete cases, commercial lawsuits and federal court litigation.


  • Harvard University, A.B. (cum laude) (1975)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (with distinction) (1979)
    • Iowa Law Review–Articles Editor (1978-1979)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Frank M. Johnson, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals (Eleventh Circuit)

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers (fellow)
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (fellow)
  • American Bar Association (Member of the Labor & Employment Law Section)
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member of the Labor & Employment Law and Litigation Sections) (Labor & Employment Law Section, Council Chair-2001-2003)
  • Linn County Bar Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed in the Best Lawyers in America®–Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Labor Law – Union, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Labor and Employment (1995-present)
  • Named Cedar Rapids “Lawyer of the Year” Employment Law – Management (2013) and Litigation – Labor and Employment (2014) by Best Lawyers in America®
  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®–Employment & Labor, Business Litigation
  • Listed in Chambers USA®–America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Rating “AV”

Community and Personal

  • Iowa Legal Aid (Advisory Council 1997-2014; State Board 2012 to date; President 2017 to date; Volunteer Attorney)
  • Iowa Supreme Court, Access to Justice Commission (member 2018 to date)
  • Iowa City Summer of the Arts (Board 2010-2016 and past President)
  • Area Substance Abuse Council (Board 1996-2003, 2009-2015 and past President)
  • Systems Unlimited (Board 2008-2014)

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