Troy A. Howell - Lane & Waterman LLP

Troy A. Howell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Phone: 563-333-6633

Troy A. Howell has been with the firm since 1999 and practices in the areas of civil litigation, including commercial and personal injury defense, and worker’s compensation defense. Troy has been recognized the past two years as a rising star by Iowa Super Lawyers and is listed in the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Litigation-Labor and Employment. He volunteers locally for the March of Dimes being a member of its Iowa Mississippi Valley Division Board. Troy received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his J.D., with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law.

Additional Profile

University of Illinois at Urbana–ChampaignBA 1996The University of IowaJ.D. 1999
Iowa Defense Counsel AssociationDefense Research InstituteMarch of Dimes Iowa Mississippi Valley DivisionIowa Law School Foundation, Class of 1999Iowa State Bar AssociationIllinois State Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationRock Island County Bar AssociationScott County Bar Association

Case History

Hlubek v. Pelecky — Addressing issue of first impression and holding clients defendants area education agency administrators were statutorily immune from plaintiff former driver's education instructor's claims
American Bank v. Leyden and Gennarelli — Obtained jury verdict awarding damages to client bank on its claims against former employees defendants for breach of restrictive covenants, breach of fiduciary duty and civil conspiracy and jury verdict for client bank and against former employee Gennarelli on Gennarelli's counterclaim seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars from client bank for alledgedly owed commissions. 
McRell v. Quad City Prosthetics, Inc. — Obtained verdict for client plaintiff former employee in declaratory judgment bench trial invalidating non-compete agreement.
Vesey v. John Deere Davenport Works — Claimant "takes nothing" decision obtained for client employer on alleged scheduled member bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome claim.
Sanders v. Alter Trading Corporation — Represented employer in stipulated work injury where causation of migraine headaches was rejected and claimant awarded "extremely small" industrial disability despite "massive" rating from claimant's IME physician.

Office Location

220 North Main Street, Suite 600
Davenport, IA 52801
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Labor and Employment