Steve Havercamp practices principally in the areas of Construction Law, Business and Corporate Law, Creditor Rights/Bankruptcy Law, and Commercial and Civil Litigation, including General Litigation and Appeals.
Mr. Havercamp has extensive experience in counseling and representing owners, general contractors, and subcontractors on a variety of issues in the construction industry and frequently makes presentations on relevant industry issues to a wide variety of construction and financial professionals. He has been recognized as an expert by his peers in the national publications Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.
Mr. Havercamp also counsels and represents businesses, including non-profit and profit corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, in various areas of general corporate practice, including organizing corporations, negotiating and drafting buy-sell agreements, providing advice and counsel regarding director and officer responsibilities, and assisting businesses on a variety of issues involving enforcement of creditor rights.
Mr. Havercamp has extensive motion and trial experience, and have successfully tried and argued cases before the Iowa Supreme Court, Iowa Court of Appeals, Iowa District Court, Illinois Circuit Court and various bankruptcy courts.
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
- Creditor Rights, Bankruptcy Law
- General Litigation
Iowa, 1998; Illinois, 1999; U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa and Central and Southern Districts of Illinois; U.S. District Court Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa and Northern and Central Districts of Illinois
Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa, J.D., Honors: With Honors, Law Review: Drake Law Review 1996-1998, Editor (1997-1998); University of Northern Iowa, 1992, B.A., Honors: Cum Laude, Major: Sociology/Political Science
Honors and Awards
Professional Associations and Memberships
U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings, Tier 1 in area of Commercial Litigation 2015; Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2021 in the field of Construction Law; Selected for inclusion in the Great Plains Super Lawyers 2009-2019 list of construction attorneys in Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Minnesota; Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition 2009 and 2011 in the field of Construction/Surety Law; Iowa Supreme Court Task Force on Civil Justice Reform, member, 2011; Iowa Bar Association Member; Illinois State Bar Association Member; Scott County Bar Association Member; American Bar Association (Commercial & Business Litigation Committee, Construction Law Section Committee, Litigation - Business Torts Litigation Committee, Construction Committee, Mediation/Arbitration/Alternative Dispute Resolution Subcommittee member; Friends of the Davenport Museum of Art, 1999 - 2003 Board of Directors; Davenport Museum of Art Foundation, 1999 - 2003 Board of Directors; Davenport Museum of Art, 1999 - Present Member; Mississippi Valley Blues Society, 2004 - 2006 Board of Directors; Mississippi Valley Blues Society, Lifetime Member; Figge Museum of Art Charter Member; Selected for inclusion in Quad City Times Business Journal's 40 Area Leaders Under 40 Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society