Gene R. La Suer

Attorney in Des Moines, IA

Gene is a senior shareholder in the Employment and Labor Law Department and current President of the Board of Directors at the Davis Brown Law Firm.

Labor and Employment Law

Gene practices in the areas of labor and employment law and trial. In labor law, he concentrates on collective bargaining negotiations,unfair labor practice proceedings as well as wage and hour matters. Also an experienced trial lawyer, he defends employers in courtsthroughout the country in all types of matters. In addition, he regularly advisesclients on matters involving employee hiring, discipline, and discharge.

• AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. An AV - - certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
The Best Lawyers in America -, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management. Gene has been listed as a Best Lawyer since 1995.
Best Lawyers' 2013 Des Moines Labor Law - Management Lawyer of the Year.
•2013 'Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment' by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA, Labor & Employment, Iowa Ranked Band 2, 2014
Great Plains Super Lawyers, Employment and Labor
•2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition, Employment & Labor


He serves on the board of The American Cancer Society for Polk County and the Iowa Cubs Steering Committee. He has also donated services to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa.


Gene has two daughters, Megan and Sara. His hobbies include golf and wine collecting.

• 2014 Employment Law Seminar - Independent Contactors and Temporary Workers in Today's Employment Environment
• 33 Davis Brown attorneys named Best Lawyers in America
• Chambers USA Ranks 14 Davis Brown Attorneys among Best in the U.S.
• Employment Law Blog: Key Takeaways - Work Safe: Preventing Injuries and Workplace Violence
• Webinar - Employment Law Seminar - Work Safe: Preventing Injuries and Workplace Violence
• Reminder - Super Bowl Advertising and Use of the Word Super Bowl
• Gene R. La Suer Named 2013 'Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment'
• Six Davis Brown Attorneys Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers
• 32 Davis Brown Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America 2013
• Webinar - Employment Problems Solved: Real Life Situations and Resolutions
• The Davis Brown Law Firm Congratulates Gene La Suer for 30 Years of Service

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Areas of Law

  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • Employment Law and Labor Relations
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation and Appeals


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Experience & Credentials


Senior Shareholder

Admission Details

Admitted in 1979, Iowa

Birth Information

Born in 1953
Newton, Iowa, 1953

Associations & Memberships

•American Bar Association
•Iowa State Bar Association
•Polk County Bar Association

Hobbies & Interests

His hobbies include golf and wine collecting.

Contact Information


(515) 246-7949


(515) 243-0654


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Office Information
Gene R. La Suer
Senior Shareholder
The Davis Brown Tower 215 10th Street, Suite 1300,
Des Moines, IA 50309-3993


Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C. (Des Moines, Iowa)

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