Benjamin D. "Ben" Bruner

Benjamin D. "Ben" Bruner


Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Recognized since 2019

Des Moines, Iowa

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Real Estate Law

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Ben has a business-focused practice specializing in the areas of banking and financial services, commercial finance, real estate and corporate law. He advises a wide array of clients in all phases of institutional lending, including loan structuring, negotiating and drafting credit transaction documentation.

Additionally, he regularly advises commercial lenders and borrowers with regard to judicial and non-judicial foreclosure proceedings, UCC enforcement, bankruptcy, and has extensive experience with modification and workout agreements, loan restructuring, and forbearance agreements. He advises businesses and individuals concerning all aspects related to the management, development, ownership and financing of commercial real estate and assists in the acquisition, sale and associated financing of commercial real estate.

Further, he provides advice to a variety of business clients regarding general corporate transactions, including organizational, development, funding and start-up issues, board of directors operations and duties, and general contract drafting and negotiation.

Location

  • 699 Walnut Street, Suite 1600
    Des Moines, IA 50309

Languages

  • English

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law , J.D., graduated 2008
  • The University of Iowa, B.B.A. in Accounting, graduated 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, Iowa Bar Association
  • Minnesota, Minnesota Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Polk County Bar Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
  • U.S. Tax Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers Selected for inclusion in the 2019-2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Real Estate Law. Selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Land Use and Zoning Law.
  • Chambers USA Selected for inclusion in the 2018 and 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as an “Up and Coming” leader in the area of Real Estate Law in the state of Iowa. Selected as a "Leading Individual" in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Real Estate Law in Iowa.

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