Start-Up Group for New & Emerging Enterprises


Your Vision is Our Vision

Developing a new business presents an array of challenges. Although it’s to be an entrepreneur or investor, there’s also much to be done to set the business up for success. Whether the long-term goal is to grow into a booming corporation or to remain a staple in your local community, navigating the complex legal and business issues for any startup is essential.

At Dickinson Law, our Start-Up Group is a team of lawyers and attorneys with decades of experience. Our startup law firm in Des Moines, Iowa collectively offers the specialized legal skills required by new and emerging enterprises. In the early stages of your company’s life, you need a legal team that’s capable of seamlessly adapting to fit your needs, and that is something we can appreciate.

Attorneys in our Start-Up practice are committed to supporting you at every stage. We can provide everything from founders’ agreements, tax advice (from filing your taxes properly to evaluating your tax situation), and copyright registration to private stock offerings and purchase agreements. In addition, we understand the needs of new firms and offer services to meet such needs promptly, efficiently, and at rates that new businesses can afford. We see the importance of understanding the business of each client and take the time to achieve this.

Attorneys with Start-Up Experience

Our attorneys have experience working with entrepreneurs, startups, and growing organizations. When you choose the Start-Up Group, your vision is our vision. We look forward to supporting you as you see it through.

Amy Plummer practices include banking law, corporate and business law, mergers and acquisitions, and business formations. She also assists clients with intellectual property, e-commerce law, and software licensing agreements. She was recently recognized a second time by Best Lawyers in America for her work in Business Organizations, Closely Held Companies, and Family Business Law.

Jeffrey Baxter serves business clients in a variety of matters such as real estate acquisition, business formation, and commercial foreclosure. He also provides advice in real estate, zoning, and land matters, and represents businesses in a wide range of issues. Jeff’s experience as a former lobbyist allows him to think creatively and strategically to develop solutions for clients.


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