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Goosmann Law Firm
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Goosmann Law Firm
410 5th Street
Sioux City
51101  United States
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712 2264000 (Phone)
712 2244517 (Fax)
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  Serving clients in the Midwest, we provide our “big city” style with hometown service at Midwest rates. At Goosmann Law Firm, we understand the pace of business, and there is never a legal issue too big or complex to conquer. We have closed over a Billion Dollars in deals in the last five years. Our legal team brings a progressive, collaborative approach to the table by working with in-house counsel on complex commercial transactions and large scale litigation. With our dedicated team of attorneys, Goosmann Law has significant legal experience which we are ready to put to work for you in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota!

Our practice areas:

•Banking Law, Finance, Debtor & Creditor
•Bankruptcy Law
•Business Law
•Construction Law
•Cyber Security Law
•Employment Law
•Litigation, Arbitration, & Mediation
•Mergers & Acquisitions
•Real Estate
•Telecom Law
•Health Law

Licensed to practice in: Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
  Jeana Goosmann is the CEO, Founder, and Managing Partner of the Goosmann Law Firm. After starting the Firm in 2009, Jeana has progressively grown the Firm. Jeana is active in the American Bar Association's Law Practice Management, Women Rainmakers, and Women Advocates. Jeana serves on the Board of the American Bankruptcy Institute and Center for Agriculture Law & Taxation and is listed as a 2015, 2016 Super Lawyer. Jeana has represented clients on Forbe’s billionaire’s list, Senators in trial, and companies involved in anti-trust class action, toxic tort, business fraud, piercing the corporate veil, adversary proceedings, mass product recall, breach of contract, explosion litigation and business torts. Jeana is also happy to help out of state lawyers with transactions and litigation in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. To put Jeana and her team to work for you, contact her today at (712) 226-4000 or
Directory Listing Information
Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
IOWA:Sioux City
BUSINESS:General Business Counseling
BANKING:Banking Regulatory & Compliance
BANKING:Commercial Lending
BANKING:Private Banking Transactions
BANKING:Workouts and Restructurings
CONSTRUCTION:Architectural and Design Professional Agreements
CONSTRUCTION:Construction Contracts
CONSTRUCTION:Consulting Agreements
CONSTRUCTION:Equipment Procurement
CONSTRUCTION:Mechanics and Materials Lien Law
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Asset/Stock Purchases
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Strategic Acquisitions & Divestitures
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Recapitalizations & Restructures
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS:Real Estate Purchases & Syndications
HEALTHCARE:Healthcare Entity Regulatory & Compliance
HEALTHCARE:Healthcare Entity Corporate Matters
REAL ESTATE:Acquisitions, Leasing & Dispositions
REAL ESTATE:Development
REAL ESTATE:Eminent Doman
REAL ESTATE:Land Use Planning & Entitlements
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Advising on Employee Matters
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT:Agency Investigations
CORPORATE:Corporate Governance
CORPORATE:Crisis Management
CORPORATE:Internal Investigations
CORPORATE:Logistics & Outsourcing
CORPORATE:Nonprofit Formation & Governance
CORPORATE:Records Retention
• Obtained jury verdict in defamation of client during political advertising campaign. Bertrand v. Mullin and the Iowa Democratic Party, Woodbury County District Court Case No. EQCV143342 (2012).
• In re: Iowa Ready Mix Concrete Antitrust Litigation No. C10-4038-MWB (ND of Iowa 2010). Represented Lead Plaintiff of the Class obtaining a successful $24 Million dollar 100% recovery for the Class and a bonus for attorney fees from Federal Court Judge Bennett.
• Represented corporation in a multi-million dollar real estate and business expansion.
• Represented co-executor of estate containing significant farmland in a will contest, receiving full defense verdict after bench trial.
• Drafted contracts and provided legal advice to American construction company seeking to initiate operations in the Caribbean.
• Represented national conference call provider in multi-party Telecommunications Act and tort claims litigation with interexchange carriers.
• Developed employee handbook for manufacturing company.
• Obtained favorable outcome for architect in lawsuit involving the design and construction of a prominent building in San Diego County.
• Represented insurer in multi-million dollar insurance coverage lawsuit involving allegations of construction design and installation defects at more than 3,000 residences; obtained favorable resolution after mediation.
• Represented bio-tech client in arbitration concerning breach of contract matter with large national manufacturer.
• Defended tire and rim manufacturer in federal court patent litigation; obtained favorable rulings on motions for summary judgment. Abraham v. Super Buy Tires, et al., 2007 WL 1450311 (S.D. Cal. May 15, 2007).
• Completed formation of Tribal Entity to limit its liability in major contracts and proactively limit exposure for pre-formation activities.
• Represented dietary supplement manufacturer relative to multi-district product liability lawsuits filed across the United States.
• Successfully represented physician’s clinic against a bankrupt debtor for fraud in construction of medical facility, trying the case before the Bankruptcy Judge to establish the debt as non-dischargeable.
• Worked with agricultural company to address employment law matters, specifically issues related to unemployment claims.
• Filed Declaration of Covenants and formed Homeowner’s Association for real estate developer.
Obtained summary judgment for insurer in lawsuit involving claim that opposing insurer’s $1,000,000 insurance policy was primary to client’s insurance policy. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. v. American and Foreign Ins. Co., 2006 WL 4757339 (C.D. Cal. Feb. 9, 2006).
• Obtained favorable resolution against foreign corporation in lawsuit alleging improper termination of a franchise agreement.
• Represent Great Lakes Communication Corporation, an Iowa Local Exchange Carrier, in administrative controversies and federal court breach of contract case.
• Colquhoun, et. Al. v. West Central Coop., No LACV 020150 (Iowa Dist. Ct. 2007) and Anderson, et. Al. v. West Central Coop., No. LACV 020129 (Iowa Dist. Ct. 2007). Defended claims of over 200 plaintiffs of toxic tort exposure to emissions of hydrochloric acid from plant and defended warranty and breach of contract claims against the scrubber manufacturer.
• Successfully represented quadriplegic man in products liability farming equipment accident.
• Successfully defended employer in Family Medical Leave Act case.
• National Riggers & Erectors, Inc. v. Merrill Iron & Steel, Inc., Hartford Fire Insurance Co., and City of Sioux City, Iowa No. 5:04-cv-04026-PAZ (ND of Iowa 2004). Represented Steel subcontractor in major Tyson Event Center litigation and successfully resolved multi-level construction litigation and bond claim.
• Prevailed on summary judgment in lawsuit representing public utility district against its insurer. Sierra Foothills Public Utility District v. Clarendon America Ins. Co., 2006 WL 1350345 (E.D. Cal. May 17, 2006).
• Braunger Foods, LLC v. Michael K. Sears and Hungry’s North, Inc., 286 Neb. 29 (2013). Successfully argued breach of contract dispute before the Nebraska Supreme Court and obtained decision reversing Court of Appeals’ refusal to enforce personal guaranty.
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South Dakota
Iowa Northern District Bankruptcy Court
Iowa Southern District Bankruptcy Court
Nebraska Bankruptcy Court
South Dakota Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Supreme Court

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