Alexander C. Barnett joined Lane & Waterman in July 2017 and practices primarily in the area of litigation with focus areas of commercial litigation, construction law, professional malpractice, and products liability. Since 2021, Alex has been recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America in the field of commercial litigation. Since 2023, Alex has been recognized further by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America in the fields of professional malpractice and litigation – labor & employment. These awards are peer-reviewed recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
Alex is currently a member of the Dillon Inn of Court, Scott County Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, and American Bar Association. He is a former Coach for Our Lady of Lourdes’ junior high mock trial team. He is also the former representative for Iowa’s Seventh Judicial District in the Iowa State Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. He currently serves on the Scott County Iowa Judicial Magistrate Appointing Commission.
Alex received his B.A., with distinction, in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Iowa and his J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law. Prior to joining Lane & Waterman, Alex served as a law clerk for Iowa’s Seventh Judicial District, where he worked extensively with the Honorable John Telleen on Iowa’s Specialty Business Court. The experience of working with judges as they decide cases provided unique insight on how to deconstruct complex business situations so they can be properly addressed by the legal system, and continues to inform Alex’s approach to the practice of law. He resides in Bettendorf, IA.
University of Iowa (B.A., with distinction, 2012)
University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2015)
Iowa – 2015
Illinois – 2017
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa – 2017
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa – 2017
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association
Member, The Dillon American Inn of Court, Chapter of the American Inns of Court Foundation
Coach, Our Lady of Lourdes Junior High Mock Trial Team
Co-Presenter, “Jury Selection for Defense (Civil),” Dillon Inn of Court (April 2022)
Lane & Waterman are proud to announce their newest partners – Alexander Barnett and Eric Hartmann.
Lane & Waterman attorneys Jason O’Rourke and Alex Barnett successfully obtained summary judgment for […]
Lane & Waterman attorneys Jason O’Rourke and Alex Barnett successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a Des Moines University and the University’s head baseball coach in a premises liability and negligence action.