Paula Dierenfeld is a member of the Governmental Affairs Department at Nyemaster Goode. Paula’s practice is concentrated in the areas of legislative representation, administrative law, and public utilities law.
Prior to joining the firm, Paula served for over 15 year in various positions in federal and state government. Paula has held positions as Staff Assistant to U.S. Senator Charles E. Grassley, Research Staff Director in the Iowa General Assembly, Legal Counsel to Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad, and Member of the Iowa Utilities Board.
In addition to providing legislative representation for the Federation of Iowa Insurers, Paula also is currently serving as the organization’s Executive Director. Paula served two terms on the Johnston City Council and currently, is in her second term as Johnston's mayor.
Paula received her B.A. degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1981 and her J.D. from Drake University in 1984.