Thomas D. "Tom" Hanson

Thomas D. "Tom" Hanson

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

Recognized since 1995

Des Moines, Iowa

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

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Tom Hanson has been one of the most active trial lawyers in Des Moines for more than 30 years, litigating civil and criminal cases in state and federal court. As a trial attorney, he represents clients in complex litigation. As an insurance lawyer, Tom served as president of the Iowa Defense Counsel Association.

With his experience in the practice of business law, Tom also represents corporations, boards and corporate officers in business transactions, disputes, lawsuits and white-collar crime proceedings.

Tom has earned an “AV” rating from his peers in Martindale-Hubbell, a professional designation of high legal ability and a very high adherence to the professional standards of conduct and ethics.


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


  • The University of Iowa, BA, graduated 1967

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, Iowa State Bar Association
  • Iowa, Polk County Bar Association

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

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

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