Coralville, Iowa — Iowa City-based Attorney Sara G. Sidwell has joined the law firm of Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Sara will be based in the firm’s Coralville, Iowa, office with a primary focus on employment and labor law.
“I am incredibly passionate about employment law and providing employers with the practical and strategic legal advice necessary to successfully navigate a broad range of employment issues” said Sara. “I am thrilled to be joining the top-caliber team of lawyers at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, where I can provide our clients with meaningful, solution-oriented approaches to workforce management.”
Sara has practiced employment law for nearly fifteen years, both in-house and in private practice, and has extensive experience counseling both large and small employers on all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour compliance, non-compete issues and workforce reductions.
Sara joins a team of more than fifty attorneys, with offices in Cedar Rapids and Coralville, Iowa. Attorney Brian Bergstrom, President of Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, commented, “As we continue to grow our offices – mindful of the expanding needs of the individuals and businesses we serve – we are delighted to welcome Sara to our team of attorneys. Her expertise adds additional strength to our Labor and Employment Law practice group which is a valuable resource to the full suite of services Shuttleworth & Ingersoll proudly offers our clients.”
Sara received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Iowa. Sara started her legal career in the Twin Cities, clerking for two years and then spending nearly nine years in private practice at a local boutique employment law firm and a large, national employment law firm. Sara than served as Employment Counsel for Ashley Furniture Industries before returning to Iowa to join Transamerica as Senior Employment Counsel. Most recently, Sara was Assistant City Attorney for the City of Iowa City.
Sara is admitted in both Iowa and Minnesota state and federal courts.
About Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Coralville, Iowa, providing legal services to clients in Iowa 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.