Richard (Dick) Davidson joined Lane & Waterman in 1985 and practices primarily in the areas of banking, commercial real estate, and bankruptcy/creditor’s rights law.
Dick is listed in Chambers and Partners in the area of Real Estate Law and in Best Lawyers in America in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. He has also received Drake University Law School’s prestigious ‘150 in 150’ award.
Dick received his Accounting Degree from Drake University, magna cum laude, and his J.D., with honors, from Drake University Law School, where he was a member of Beta Alpha Psi (Honorary Accounting Fraternity) and Order of the Coif. In the Quad Cities, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Iowa Legal Aid and formerly Drake University Law School Board of Counselors.
Drake University (B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, 1981)
Drake University Law School (J.D., with honors, 1984); Beta Alpha Psi; Order of the Coif
Iowa – 1984
Illinois – 1986
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa – 1985
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa – 1986
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois – 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit – 1989
U.S. Tax Court – 2001
Member, Iowa Association of School Boards
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Iowa State Bar Association
Member, Rock Island County Bar Association
Member, Scott County Bar Association (Executive Council)
• Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
• Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Real Estate Law)
• Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Real Estate Law)
• Listed in Super Lawyers Great Plains list (Real Estate Law) (Since 2014)
Board Member, H.E.L.P. Legal Assistance
Eleven Lane & Waterman attorneys have been recognized by their peers for professional excellence in the 30th edition of the Best Lawyers in America. In addition, three attorneys were recognized in the third edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for outstanding professional excellence early in their careers.
Lane & Waterman LLP has once again been recognized as one of Iowa’s leading law firms in 2023. The firm has been acknowledged for its excellence
Eight Lane and Waterman attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Great Plain Super Lawyers.