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Robert D. Houghton

Robert D. Houghton, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Health Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

Contact Information

Robert D. Houghton
Attorney, Senior Vice President
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 365-9461
Fax: (319) 365-8443

Robert’s Assistant

Name: Julie A. Miller
Phone: (319) 731-2205

About Robert D. Houghton

Robert is an Attorney and Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Robert’s work focuses on litigation, primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation and products liability.


  • University of Iowa, B.B.A. (1966)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (with distinction) (1971)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Member of the Litigation and Tort & Insurance Sections)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member of the Litigation Section)
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute, Inc.
  • Federation of Defense Attorneys
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association (President-2000)
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court (Master)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®–Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Best Lawyers’ Cedar Rapids Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (2014) and Bet-the-Company Litigation (2016) “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®–Civil Litigation Defense, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. Rating “AV”

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