David L. Claypool
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David L. Claypool

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claypool.david@dorsey.com

Overview

DAVID HELPS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS GET FINANCING FOR IMPORTANT PROJECTS.

David Claypool is a partner in the Public Finance practice and head of the Dorsey Des Moines office. General municipal practice for cities, counties, school districts and special taxing districts in the issuance of general obligation, revenue, special assessment and tax increment financings, public financings for the state, state authorities and state-wide associations, and bond financings for manufacturing facilities, private colleges, senior living facilities, hospitals, other health care facilities, 501(c)(3) entities, and multi-family residential rental facilities.

Education & Admissions

Illinois College (B.A., History, 1968)

University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1975), Order of the Coif
Note and Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review, 1974-1975

Admissions

  • Iowa
  • Iowa Supreme Court

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Iowa State Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association and the Iowa Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • Legal Aid Society of Polk County, Iowa, President 1993, Board Member 1988-1993, Secretary/Treasurer 1990-1992

Accolades

David L. Claypool - Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2011 - Public Finance Law, Des Moines

David L. Claypool