Thomas D. Hobart

Thomas D Hobart - 250Retired

Mr. 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.

Joined Meardon, Sueppel & Downer in 1974 

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  • University of Iowa, B.A., 1965
  • University of Iowa, J.D., 1974


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • Listed in the Best Lawyers of America® — Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, Litigation – Municipal and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Court Admissions:  Iowa State Courts; US Court of Appeals (8th Cir.)
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court (Member)
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • Listed in Commercial Litigation section of “Super Lawyers”
  • Systems Unlimited (Board Member, past)
  • Iowa Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyers Project 
  • Appellate Advocacy Judge – University of Iowa College of Law
  • Thomas D. Hobart Listed in Best Lawyers Linking Lawyers and Clients Worldwide