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Terri C. Davis

Terri C. Davis, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Media and Communications Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law

Contact Information

Terri C. Davis
Attorney, Senior Vice President
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

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

Terri’s Assistant

Name: Jan C. Ellickson
Phone: (319) 731-2363

About Terri C. Davis

Terri Davis is an Attorney and Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth. She focuses her practice in Employment Law and Litigation, including employment related litigation, commercial litigation, product liability, and the handling of administrative trials, including utilities cases and workers compensation. She advises employers on employment matters, and assists with policy review and development, as well as handling of investigations and complaints, both internal and before civil rights commissions. She serves as chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group.


  • Western Illinois University, B.A. Communications & Psychology (summa cum laude) (1989)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (with high distinction) (1995)
    • Iowa Law Review–Member (1994-1995)

Professional Affiliations

  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Labor and Employment Law (CLE Subcommittee, Chair 2011-2012), Workers Compensation
  • American Bar Association (Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice, and Employment Law)
  • Linn County Bar Association
  • Eastern Iowa Human Resources Association (EIHRA) Board of Directors
  • Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Iowa Association of Workers Compensation Attorneys
  • Dean Mason Ladd American Inns of Court, Barrister

Awards and Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®–Workers’ Compensation Law– Employers, Litigation – Labor & Employment (2007- Present)
  • Best Lawyers’ 2016 Cedar Rapids Litigation – Labor & Employment “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Listed as a Great Plains Super Lawyer®– Employment & Labor, Workers’ Compensation, Administrative Law
  • Waypoint Women of Achievement Honoree (2014)
  • Corridor Business Journal 40 Under 40 Honoree (2006)

Community and Personal

  • Goodwill of the Heartland Board of Directors, (2006-2015), Board Chair (2011-2015)
  • The Iowa Children’s Museum – Board of Directors (2006-2012)
  • Iowa Legal Aid (Volunteer Attorney)
  • United Way of East Central Iowa (Strengthening Families Committee)

Speeches and Publications

Terri speaks on various employment law and litigation subjects. She presents to employers as well as legal groups on various topics, including:

  • FMLA, FLSA, ADA and other employment related litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Litigation and Trial Issues

Recent News Updates

From the Desk of Terri C. Davis

Now is the Time to Review Paid Leave Policies

Now is the Time to Review Paid Leave Policies

Under the tax act signed into law at the end of December 2017, employers that provide paid family and medical leave to their employees are entitled to a federal tax credit for a portion of those wages paid. This applies in 2018 and runs through 2019. Even though it is only effective through 2019, for now, it is a valuable tax credit to consider taking advantage of, and it may end up being extended.

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Health Law, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

So You Want to Start a Wellness Program?

We all know that the costs and the burdens of workforce health issues continue to grow, and a wellness program can be a good way to increase the health and decrease the health costs of your workforce. But be aware of the requirements and restrictions under the government’s “final” rules. The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury have now issued the final rule on employment-based wellness programs, in compliance with the Affordable Care Act, and there are several key points.

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