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TONI HUTCHINS: (LEGAL ASSISTANT)

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515.244.2600 x528

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Support Team

TONI HUTCHINS: (LEGAL ASSISTANT)

thutchins@dickinsonlaw.com
515.244.2600 x528

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Fred R. Schneider

Introduction

After 51 years of Iowa business law practice, including the last seven years at Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler, & Hagen P.C., attorney Fred Schneider retired November 30, 2018.

For all of your business law needs, please contact Dickinson attorneys Ron Mountsier or Amy Plummer.

Areas of Practice

    • Business Formation
    • Contracts & Agreements
    • Mergers & Acquisitions

Jurisdictions

Admitted to practice in the following states:

  • Iowa

Admitted to practice before the following federal courts:

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

Reported Cases and Representative Matters

  • Has represented a business-to-business publisher for more than 20 years, during which time the publisher has grown – through organic growth and acquisitions – from producing a single publication to producing more than 40 nationally distributed business-to-business publications directed to four different industries.
  • Has represented a consumer magazine publisher through its expansion from producing a single publication to producing four publications covering the consumer enthusiast areas with  both print publishing and a large e-commerce/online presence.
  • Has represented a serial entrepreneur in publishing and electronic media in various endeavors over a number of years. Client acquires publishing and/or electronic media businesses, grows them either organically or by acquisition, and sells them.
  • Continues to represent an automotive dealership that was one of his first clients. Has transitioned the business through three generations of family ownership.

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Best Lawyers

  • Selected for inclusion in the 2011-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the following area:
    • Corporate Law

Memberships & Activities

  • Iowa State Bar Assocation
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Business Law Section
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Drake University Law School Board of Counselors
    • Member, 1981-1990

Education & Background

Education

  • J.D., Drake University Law School(With Honors; Order of the Coif; Drake Law Review Editor-in-Chief, 1966-1967; Director, Des Moines Pre-trial Release Project, 1966-1967)
  • B.A., Drake University (Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma)

Judicial Clerkship

  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Roy L. Stephenson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, 1967-1969

Articles & Presentations

  • Instructor, “Buying and Selling Publications,” North American Senior Publications Association, 2003-2004
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