News and Events

Attorney Bob Downer inducted into Eastern Iowa Corridor Business Hall of Fame

Attorney Bob Downer has been inducted into the Eastern Iowa Corridor Business Hall of Fame, sponsored by Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa. Each year three business and professional leaders are inducted from around the Corridor. The 19th annual Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa Corridor Business Hall of Fame took place on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. 

Attorney Tim Krumm recognized as 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" 

Meardon, Sueppel & Downer P.L.C.  would like to congratulate Tim Krumm on being recognized as one of the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" award recipients for his work in Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) in Cedar Rapids. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with The Best Lawyers in America© "Lawyer of the Year" award.

Recognized in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 

Meardon, Sueppel & Downer P.L.C. takes great pride in announcing the attorneys that have been acknowledged in the publication The Best Lawyers in America. This prestigious recognition is one of the highest honors a practicing attorney can achieve. The 2019 Best Lawyers in America is based on more than 7.8 million evaluations and recognizes more than 60,000 attorneys in 145 practice areas.

  • Robert N. Downer — Corporate Law, Trusts & Estates, Trusts & Estates Litigation
  • Douglas D. Ruppert — Real Estate Law
  • Timothy J. Krumm — Business Organizations including LLCs and Partnerships, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, Corporate Law

Attorney Stephanie Worrell announced as member of Community Leadership Program class of 2018-2019

The Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the Community Leadership Program class of 2018-2019 and our very own Stephanie Worrell is a member. This committed group of individuals will participate in one year of professional development and leadership sessions beginning in September 2018. 

Meardon, Sueppel & Downer honored at Roots Award Celebration 

Meardon, Sueppel & Downer was honored by the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 21, 2018 with the Roots Award, celebrating seventy years serving the Corridor!


MSD Spirit Award video from Mad Reindeer on Vimeo.

2018 Summer of the Arts

Meardon, Sueppel & Downer P.L.C. is pleased to participate in another year as the Volunteer Sponsor for the 2018 Summer of the Arts. This sponsorship helps to ensure the community will continue to enjoy many free, high quality arts and cultural events every summer, including the Iowa Arts Festival, the Iowa City Jazz Festival, and the Friday Night and Saturday Night Concert Series.

Attorney Tom Hobart has retired from Meardon, Sueppel & Downer

Attorney Thomas D. Hobart retired from the active practice of law at the end of 2017 after more than 40 years at the firm. While he has retired, he remains available to discuss with former clients and others the transition of legal work to other attorneys at Meardon, Sueppel & Downer. Please either email him at or call the office at 319-338-9222.  He will reply to your email or return your phone call.