Randall D. Armentrout

Attorney in Des Moines, IA
Randy is a member of the firm's Litigation and Labor and Employment Departments. He has litigated and tried a variety of commercial law and employment law cases in federal and state court. Randy also regularly advises clients on employment and business dispute issues.


Chambers USA, 2005-2014

Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, 2009-2014

Executive Editor, Drake Law Review, 1990-1991

Professional Experience

Law Clerk, Hon. George G. Fagg, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1992-1994

Law Clerk, Hon. James H. Carter, Iowa Supreme Court, 1991-1992

(515) 283-8161
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Areas of Law

  • Trade Secrets
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Banks and Financial Institution Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Administrative Hearings, Arbitrations, and ADR
  • Employment Counseling and Risk Avoidance
  • Trade Secret and Non-Competition
  • Employment Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Employment, Labor, and Discrimination


Peer Rating


Overall Peer Rating

in Labor and Employment, Commercial Law and Debtor and Creditor
4.9 out of 5.0

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1991, Iowa
All State and Federal Courts in Iowa, the Eighth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court

Law School Attended

Drake University
Class of 1991
with honors, Executive Editor, Drake Law Review, 1990-1991

University Attended

University of Iowa
Class of 1988

Birth Information

Born in 1965
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 23, 1965

Associations & Memberships

Professional and Community AffiliationsAmerican Bar AssociationIowa State Bar Association
Labor and Employment Law SectionPolk County Bar AssociationIo... More

Representative Cases

Significant Cases: Lammert v. McFarland Clinic, P.C. (Iowa State Court for Marshall County 2014). Obtain summary judgment for employer in gender discrimination case brought by former employee.; REG Seneca, LLC v. Harden (S.D. Iowa 2013). Obtain preliminary injunction for Iowa employer preventing former employee from working for employer's Mississip... More

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Contact Information


(515) 283-8161


(515) 283-3108


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Office Information
Randall D. Armentrout
 700 Walnut, Suite 1600,
Des Moines, IA 50309


Nyemaster Goode, P.C. (Des Moines, Iowa)

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