Litigation Associate - Des Moines Iowa Office


Maynard Nexsen is seeking a highly motivated Litigation Associate to join its Des Moines Iowa Office:

Maynard Nexsen is a full-service law firm with more than 550 attorneys in 23 offices from coast to coast across the United States. The firm was formed in 2023 when two successful, client-centered firms combined to form a powerful national team.

We are looking for a dynamic associate with at least 3-6 years of litigation experience to join our practice. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented and have a strong desire to participate in every stage of litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Strong research, writing, analytical, and communication skills are required. Candidates must know how to work well on a team.

Clerkship, law review, and excellent academic performance are highly valued. Candidates must be graduates of an accredited law school and admitted to practice in Iowa (or eligible for prompt admission to the Iowa bar). Occasional travel is required.

Salary, benefits, and bonus are comparable to other Am Law 200 firms. We are devoted to a collegial and diverse work environment, and the professional development of our associates. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current resume, writing sample, and list of references to

Summer Winslow
Recruitment & Professional Development Manager
by using the form below or by emailing 


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