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In today's business climate, you can't afford to have blindspots.
Our corporate attorneys are focused on your bottom-line with resources
and strategies designed to eliminate problems before they arise.

litigation experts

Our trial team handles the most complex and critical
cases for our clients. With more than $100 million in
recoveries, our results speak for themselves.

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Our legal team has expertise in more than 50 practice areas,
serves clients from California to New York, and in five foreign countries.

Results that Count

Many of the outcomes of which we are the proudest, remain confidential. The following results have been made public:

  • Secured a $40,000,000 judgment against a city for illegal taxation of residents.
  • Seven-figure recovery against a national restaurant chain for negligence involving defective design and maintenance of seating areas.
  • Recovery of seven-figure settlement from one defendant and a seven-figure jury verdict against a second group of defendants in a case involving engineering malpractice.
  • Negotiated multiple seven-figure divorce settlements which have included complex tax and business ownership implications.
  • Six-figure recovery against a health insurer for mixing up prescriptions sent to a patient from its in-house mail-order fulfillment center.

Creative Solutions for Complex Times.
     Uniquely, Hartung Schroeder. 

Local Access, Global Reach

Hartung Schroeder has always been at home in central Iowa, and always will be. But as our roots have grown deeper, so has our reach. Today, we serve clients from coast-to-coast and in five countries.

Our Expertise

Over the past decades, we have built a reputation for results, while recovering more than $100 million for our clients. We understand that not every matter results in an eight-figure verdict, but we feel strongly that every matter should be treated as if it will.

Principles & Values

Our clients choose Hartung Schroeder when they need attorneys who will win at any cost, but who will also calculate the cost. Whether we’re developing strategies for a company, resolving a family law matter, or pursuing your interests in Court, our team will always be focused on your bottom-line.

Creative Approaches

With the complexity of modern markets and relationships, we know that it’s important to eliminate blind spots. Hartung Schroeder’s strategies to keep you seeing in 360-degrees while helping you increase revenue, increase net profit, and increase scalability.


Comprehensive Services.
     Focused on You. 

Featured Practice Areas

Business Formation and Organization

If you’re contemplating starting a new business, Hartung Schroeder will help you structure your company in a way that best suits the needs of your business model. Then, once the business is established, we’ll be by your side to help you refine your strategy to grow your bottom line.

Business Strategy and Planning

We offer a broad range of business services and strategies that are designed to increase total revenue, increase net profit, and increase the scalability of your company. It’s not the type of work you’re used to getting from your law firm, but Hartung Schroeder isn’t a typical law firm.

Class Action Litigation

American jurisprudence recognizes that individuals who have suffered even small economic harms, should have the opportunity of a remedy when that harm is also felt by others. A “Class action lawsuit” is a form of a lawsuit that allows one individual to bring a lawsuit on behalf of a larger group of people.

Commercial Transactions


Family Law and Domestic Relations

Personal Injury

Getting back on your feet and pursuing a legal claim can be challenging. You can trust Hartung Schroeder to keep your needs and priorities top-of-mind as we conduct research, draft motions, contact experts, pursue discovery and develop your case.

Trade Secret and Non-Competition

Local Boutique Law Firm Feel.
     Global Reach. 

Featured Attorneys

J.D. Hartung

Des Moines, Co-Founder

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Brad Schroeder

Des Moines, Co-Founder

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Jon Garner

Des Moines, Attorney

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Laura Lockwood

Des Moines, Attorney

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Charlie Wittmack

Des Moines, Attorney

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National Representation

Our team includes attorneys that are licensed in the practice of law in Iowa and North Carolina. Our litigation attorneys are eligible for pro hac admission in the Federal District Courts and Courts of Appeal across the United States, as well as most state courts. Our corporate team works with companies from California to New York.

Global Projects

In addition to serving clients in the United States, our reach stretches to clients in Sweden, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nepal.

Ready to talk? Our team is standing by.