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Erin M. Clanton

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Erin M. Clanton

Shareholder

erin.clanton@brickgentrylaw.com

“The cornerstone of my practice is understanding that every issue matters. Whether I’m representing a municipality or handling an employment matter, I’m always doing everything I can to achieve success.”

Erin Clanton is a shareholder of Brick Gentry P.C. The majority of Erin’s practice is focused on the representation of municipalities. She also handles a wide variety of employment matters; performs general real estate work, including title examination and loan closing services; and assists creditors in their relations with debtors, both in and outside the bankruptcy realm. Erin also serves as the City Attorney for Nevada, Iowa, and provides assistance to a number of other Iowa public entities. Erin graduated from the University of Iowa in 2002 with degrees in English and Finance. In 2005, she graduated from Creighton University Law School and joined Brick Gentry as an associate. Erin became a shareholder of Brick Gentry in 2009.

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Areas of Practice

Administrative Law, Annexation, Bankruptcy Law, Creditor Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Labor Negotiations, Prosecutions, Representation of Municipalities, Zoning

Recognitions and Publications

Co-Author with Brick Gentry Shareholder Tom Flynn, "Iowa Commercial Lending Law," appearing in "Commercial Lending Law:  A Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law," published by the American Bar Association Commercial Finance Committee, 2016.

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Education
  • Creighton University Law School, J.D., 2005 
  • University of Iowa, B.B.A., Finance, B.A., English, 2002
Bar Admissions
  • Iowa 2005
Court Admissions
  • Iowa District Courts 
  • Northern District of Iowa 
  • Southern District of Iowa 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
Memberships
  • Iowa State Bar Association 
  • Federal Bar Association 
  • Polk County Bar Association
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