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Brad J. Brady

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Brad J. Brady is a native of Anamosa, Iowa and currently lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mr. Brady has practiced law in Cedar Rapids, Iowa since graduation from law school in 1978. He practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, products liability and commercial litigation. He also serves as a civil litigation mediator and has mediated a variety of disputes, including in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death, insurance coverage, probate and estate planning, commercial and business, banking, real estate, employment and civil rights.

Education:

He graduated from Cornell College in 1974, earning a Bachelor's degree in philosophy, summa cum laude. He graduated from University of Iowa College of Law, with Distinction in 1978.

Professional Honors & Activities:

Mr. Brady is the recipient of an AV rating, the highest peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Mr. Brady has been inducted into and serves on the state membership committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization devoted to trial practice and limited to approximately 1% of practicing Iowa attorneys. He also is a member and a board director of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, an organization devoted to trial practice and limited to approximately 3% of Iowa attorneys. He also has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" in the area of personal injury for the Great Plains region, a peer-reviewed selection process limited to 5% of the lawyers in a state.

He is a member and former chair of the Litigation Legislation Committee of the Iowa State Bar Association, a member of the Jury Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the Litigation Legislation committee of the Iowa Association for Justice and a former member of the Justice For All Group of the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association.

He has mediated in the area of civil litigation since 2002, is a Certified Mediator under Iowa Rule of Professional Conduct 32:7.4(d)(1) and is a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota Rules of General Practice. He is a member of the American Academy of ADR Attorneys.

Presentations & Speeches:

Mr. Brady has delivered numerous lectures and presentations relating to civil trial practice, including the following:

  • 1994 - Consumer Fraud, Annual Meeting, National Association of State Attorneys General
  • 1994 - Taking Effective Depositions, Lorman Education Services
  • 1994 - Effective Discovery Procedures in Iowa, National Business Institute
  • 1995 - RICO Claims, Iowa Defense Counsel Association
  • 1995 - Use of Paralegals at Trial, Iowa Association of Legal Assistants
  • 1995 - Federal Civil Litigation, Lorman Education Services
  • 1997 - Class Action Trials, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 1998 - Complex Business Litigation, Iowa Association for Justice
  • 1998 - Trial Instructor for attorneys, Closing Argument, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Trial College
  • 1998 - Probate Trial Presentation, Linn County Estate Planning Council
  • 1998 - Civil Rico - Overview and Developments, Iowa Association for Justice
  • 1998 - Legal Assistants in Depositions - Assisting Throughout the Deposition Process
  • 1999 - Probate Trial Presentation, Linn County Estate Planning Council
  • 1999 - Intentional Interference with Employment, Iowa Association for Justice
  • 2001 - Taking and Defending Depositions
  • 2002 - How to Survive Your Client's Deposition, Iowa Association for Justice
  • 2002 - Ethical Considerations for Legal Assistants, Iowa Association of Legal Assistants
  • 2002 - Advertising, Linn County Bar Association
  • 2003 - Deposition Techniques, Young Lawyers Division
  • 2003 - Directing The Personal Injury Trial, Iowa Association for Justice
  • 2003 - "Consumer Protection - Are We Protected," Iowa Association for Justice
  • 2004 - Voir Dire, Opening Statement and Closing Argument, Iowa State Bar Association
  • 2008 - Iowa Class Action Update; Revised Hospital Lien Statute, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 2009 - Iowa's New Consumer Fraud Statute, Iowa Association for Justice
  • 2011 - Private Right of Action for Consumer Fraud, Iowa Attorney General's Office
  • 2013 - Plaintiff’s Perspective on Defense Tactics, Iowa Defense Council Association Annual Meeting

Mr. Brady also has made presentations throughout Iowa and nationally to local, state and national insurance groups.

Publications:

  • Civil RICO: Overview & Developments
  • Intentional Interference with Employment
  • Chapter 714H Private Right of Action for Consumer Fraud Plaintiff’s Perspective

Bar Admissions:

Mr. Brady is a member of the American Bar Association, where he is a member of the Litigation Section. He is also a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Linn County Bar Association.

Court Admissions:

Mr. Brady is admitted to practice before the state courts in Iowa and Minnesota, and federal district courts for Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He previously has been admitted by court order and/or appeared pro hac vice in cases in:

United States District Court for:

  • The N. District of Alabama
  • The E. District of Arkansas
  • The S. District of California
  • The District of Colorado
  • The S. District of Illinois
  • The District of Minnesota
  • The Middle District of North Carolina
  • The W. District of Oklahoma Superior Court

State Courts:

  • Arizona Superior Court
  • California Superior Court
  • Connecticut Superior Court
  • Florida Circuit Court
  • Illinois Superior Court
  • Indiana Superior Court
  • Minnesota Superior Court
  • Nebraska District Court

Reported Cases

  • BLX, Inc. v. Logistics Dynamics, Inc., No. C19-25-LTS, 2019 WL 9518035 (N.D. Iowa Oct. 8, 2019)
  • Bertroche v. Mercy Physician Associates, Inc., No. 18-CV-59-CJW-KEM, 2019 WL 4307127 (N.D. Iowa Sept. 11, 2019)
  • Jones v. Naber, No. 18-CV-1021-MAR, 2019 WL 4170824, at *1 (N.D. Iowa Sept. 3, 2019)
  • Innis v. Bankers Trust Company of South Dakota, 2019 WL 2714509 (S.D. Iowa Apr. 30, 2019)
  • Berryman v. Mullen, 2018 WL 7118189 (N.D. West Virginia December 11, 2018)
  • Premier Equip. Leasing, LLC v. Cummins Inc., 2018 WL 9814602 (S.D. Iowa Sept. 11, 2018)
  • Innis on behalf of Telligen, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan v. Bankers Trust Company of South Dakota, 2018 WL 5262094 (S.D. Iowa 2018)
  • Bertroche v. Mercy Physician Associates, Inc., 2018 WL 4558199 (N.D. Iowa 2018)
  • Bertroche v. Mercy Physician Associates, Inc., 2018 WL 4107909 (N.D. Iowa 2018)
  • Quinn v. Franzen Family Tractors and Parts, LLC, 2018 WL 1369922 (N.D. Iowa March 16, 2018)
  • Reinard v. Crown Equipment Corp., 2018 WL 547239 (N.D. Iowa Jan. 24, 2018)
  • West Side Salvage, Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Company, 878 F.3d 219, 2017 WL 6422107 (7th Cir. Ct. App.)
  • Innis v. Bankers Trust Company of South Dakota, 2017 WL 4876240 (S.D. Iowa 2017)
  • College Park TIC1, LLC, et al. v. William J. Carden, 2017 WL 4349247 (N.D. Iowa 2017)
  • Berryman v. United States, 2017 WL 9517516 (N.D. West Virginia July 5, 2017)
  • Busse v Kenney, 2017 WL 8314913 (Iowa Dist. June 14, 2017)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2017 WL 1209942 (Apr. 3, 2017)
  • Dennard v Transamerica Corporation, 2016 WL 6471254 (Oct. 28, 2016)
  • Dennard v. Transamerica Corporation, 2016 WL 7654650 (Oct. 25, 2016)
  • West Side Salvage, Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Co., 2016 WL 6124637 (Oct. 17, 2016)
  • Dennard v. Aegon USA LLC, 2016 WL 3679199 (July 5, 2016)
  • Dennard v. Transamerica Corporation, 2016 WL 3554978 (June 24, 2016)
  • Dennard v. Transamerica Corporation, 2016 WL 7654649 (June 10, 2016)
  • Legg v. West Bank, 873 N.W.2d 756 2016 WL 275277 (Iowa 2016)
  • Legg v. West Bank, 873 N.W.2d 763 2016 WL 275288 (Iowa 2016)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2016 WL 7426580 (Jan. 4, 2016)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2015 WL 11181335 (July 17, 2015)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2015 WL 11143144 (June 8, 2015)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2015 WL 968718 (March 6, 2015)
  • West Side Salvage, Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Co., 2014 WL 144918 (S.D. Ill. Jan. 15, 2014) (No. 13-CV-0363-MJR-PMF)
  • West Side Salvage, Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Company, 2013 WL 6169927 (S.D. Ill. Nov. 25, 2013) (No. 313CV00363MJRPMF)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2013 WL 11727240 (Nov. 22, 2013)
  • Inechien v. Nichols Aluminum, LLC, 728 F.3d 816 (8th Cir. Ct. App. Aug. 28, 2013)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2013 WL 12034436 (July 26, 2013)
  • Amera-Seiki Corp. v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., 721 F.3d 582 (8th Cir. Ct. App. July 23, 2013)
  • West Side Salvage, Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Co., 2013 WL 12195852 (June 26, 2013)
  • Mitchell v. Cedar Rapids Community School Dist., 832 N.W.2d 689 (Iowa S. Ct. June 21, 2013)
  • Murr v. Midland Life Insurance Company, 2013 WL 12044540 (S.D. Iowa)
  • In re Estate of Whalen, 827 N.W.2d 184 (Iowa S. Ct. Feb. 22, 2013)
  • Dindinger v. Allsteel, Inc., 2012 WL 12829998 (Oct. 31, 2012)
  • Inechien v. Nichols Aluminum, LLC, 2012 WL 12905700 (Oct. 16, 2012)
  • In re Chantix (Varenicline) Products Liability Litigation, 889 F. Supp.2d 1272 (N.D. Ala. Aug. 21, 2012)
  • In re Chantix (Varenicline) Products Liability Litigation, 881 F. Supp.2d (N.D. Ala. July 23, 2012)
  • In re Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, 810 F.Supp.2d 1100 (S.D. Cal. Aug. 29, 2011)
  • In re Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, 801 F.Supp.2d 993 (S.D. Cal. May 31, 2011)
  • In re Toyota Motor Corp., 785 F.Supp.2d 883 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 08, 2011)
  • In re Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, 2011 WL 1045166 (S.D. Cal. March 23, 2011) (No. 10CV874 BTM AJB, 09MD2087 BTM AJB)
  • In re Toyota Motor Corp. Unintended Acceleration Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, 754 F.Supp.2d 1208 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 09, 2010)
  • In re Zicam Cold Remedy Marketing, Sales Practices, Products Liability Litigation, 2010 WL 4511014 (D. Ariz. Nov. 02, 2010)
  • Cedar Rapids Lodge & Suites, LLC v. JFS Development, Inc., 2010 WL 2836949 (N.D. Iowa July 19, 2010)
  • Cedar Rapids Lodge & Suites, LLC v. JFS Development, Inc., 2010 WL 2836789 (N.D. Iowa July 19, 2010)
  • Gaskell v. Maharishi Ayurveda Arogyadham, 2010 WL 11493768 (June 28, 2010)
  • Gaskell v. Arogyadham, 2010 WL 11493684 (June 28, 2010)
  • Cedar Rapids Lodge & Suites, LLC v. JFS Development, Inc., 2010 WL 1780760 (N.D. Iowa Apr. 29, 2010)
  • Gaskell v. Arogyadham, 2010 WL 11493774 (Apr. 7, 2010)
  • Cedar Rapids Lodge & Suites, LLC v. JFS Development, Inc., 2010 WL 1030497 (N.D. Iowa March 8, 2010)
  • Gaskell v Maharishi Ayurveda Arogyadham, 2010 WL 11493773 (Mar. 4, 2010)
  • Kramer v. Perez, 595 F.3d 825 (8th Cir. Ct. App. Feb. 19, 2010)
  • Cedar Rapids Lodge & Suites, LLC v. JFS Development, Inc., 2010 WL 364562 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 01, 2010)
  • Rakes v. Life Investors Ins. Co. of America, 582 F.3d 886 (8th Cir. (Iowa) Sep. 18, 2009)
  • Blazek v. Eastern Iowa Const., L.L.C., 764 N.W.2d 783 (Iowa App. Feb. 04, 2009)
  • Gaskell v Maharishi Vedic Education Development Corporation, 2009 WL 10665017 (Jan. 16, 2009)
  • Rakes v. Life Investors Ins. Co. of America, 2008 WL 4852932 (N.D. Iowa Nov. 07, 2008)
  • Kramer v. Perez, 579 F.Supp.2d 1164 (S.D. Iowa Sep. 30, 2008)
  • Gaskell v Maharishi Vedic Education Development Corporation, 2008 WL 11350060 (July 14, 2008)
  • Rakes v. Life Investors Ins. Co. of America, 622 F.Supp.2d 755 (N.D. Iowa June 20, 2008)
  • Rakes v. Life Investors Ins. Co. of America, 2008 WL 429060 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 14, 2008) (No. C06-0099)
  • McGowan, Ltd., Inc. v. Soy Basics, L.L.C., 2008 WL 346044 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 06, 2008) (No. C06-2064)
  • Walters v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 2007 WL 4531311 (N.D. Iowa Dec. 18, 2007) (No. 06-CV-20-LRR)
  • Rakes v. Life Investors Ins. Co. of America, 2007 WL 2122195 (N.D. Iowa July 20, 2007) (No. 06-CV-99-LRR)
  • Walters v. Prudential Ins. Co. of America, 2007 WL 1385387 (N.D. Iowa May 08, 2007) (No. 06CV0020-LRR)
  • Richard L. McGowan, Ltd., Inc. v. Soy Basics, LLC, 2007 WL 576484 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 21, 2007) (No. C06-2064)
  • Lutz v. General Motors Corporation – Pontiac Div., 2007 WL 7625090 (N.D. Iowa Feb. 8, 2007) (No. C04-0078)
  • Northrup v. Penford Products Co., 2006 WL 753218 (N.D. Iowa Mar. 23, 2006) (No. C05-0012-LRR)
  • GreatAmerica Leasing Corp. v. Rohr-Tippe Motors, Inc., 394 F.Supp.2d 1058 (N.D. Iowa Oct. 06, 2005) (No. C05-119-LRR)
  • GreatAmerica Leasing Corp. v. Rohr-Tippe Motors, Inc., 387 F.Supp.2d 992 (N.D. Iowa Sep. 06, 2005) (No. C05-119-LRR)
  • Kreinbring v. Alternative Claims Services, Inc., 2004 WL 1293927 (N.D. Iowa May 27, 2004) (No. C03-123-LRR)
  • Rieff v. Evans, 672 N.W.2d 728 (Iowa Dec. 17, 2003) (No. 02-0727)
  • Rieff v. Evans, 630 N.W.2d 278 (Iowa May 31, 2001) (No. 99-0313)
  • Luker v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 1999 WL 33655475 (N.D. Iowa Nov. 15, 1999) (No. C98-2067)
  • Young v. FDL Foods, Inc., 1999 WL 33656872 (N.D. Iowa May 18, 1999) (No. C96-1049)
  • GreatAmerica Leasing Corp. v. Telular Corp., 1999 WL 33656867 (N.D. Iowa Apr. 20, 1999) (No. C98-127)
  • Gutierrez v. Givens, 1 F.Supp.2d 1077, 1998 WL 162195, RICO Bus. Disp. Guide 9486, S.D. Cal., April 03, 1998 (No. CIV. 97-1218-B (LAB))
  • Gutierrez v. Givens, 989 F.Supp. 1033, 1997 WL 816502, RICO Bus. Disp. Guide 9374, 98 Daily Journal D.A.R. 9111, S.D. Cal., Nov. 05, 1997 (No. Civ. 97-1218-B(LAB))
  • Great Rivers Co-op. of Southeastern Iowa v. Farmland Industries, Inc., 120 F.3d 893 (8th Cir. (Iowa) July 29, 1997) (No. 96-2751)
  • Great Rivers Co-op of Southeastern Iowa v. Farmland Industries, Inc., 934 F.Supp. 302 (S.D. Iowa July 03, 1996) (Civil No. 4-95-70529)
  • Jolly v. Pittore, 1995 WL 566002 (S.D. NY Sept. 22, 1995) (No. 92 CIV. 3593 (JSM), 92 CIV. 5244 (JSM))
  • Great Rivers Co-op. of Southeastern Iowa v. Farmland Industries, Inc., 59 F.3d 764 1995 (8th Cir. Ct. App. July 12, 1995) (No. 95-1249)
  • Kalell v. Petersen, 498 N.W.2d 413 (Iowa App. Feb. 02, 1993) (No. 92-475)
  • Nichols v. Schweitzer, 472 N.W.2d 266 (Iowa June 19, 1991) (No. 89-1507)
  • In re Marriage of Hasley, 433 N.W.2d 40 (Iowa Ct. App. Sept. 28, 1988) (No. 87-1114)
  • U.S. v. Copper, 709 F.Supp. 905 (N.D. Iowa Sept. 14, 1988) (No. C86-0160)
  • Taylor v. Wiebold, 390 N.W.2d 128 (Iowa S. Ct. July 23, 1986) (No. 85-1661)
  • Smalley v. Dewberry, 379 N.W.2d 922, 54 USLW 2420 (Iowa S. Ct., Jan. 15, 1986) (No. 85-367)
  • Munz v. State, 382 N.W.2d 693 (Iowa App., Dec. 18, 1985) (No. 84-1109)
  • In re Voss, 20 B.R. 598 (Bankr. N.D. Iowa, June 4, 1982) (No. 81-00070, 81-0309)

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