About Lederer Weston Craig

The lawyers of Lederer Weston Craig have over 100 years of legal experience, have tried hundreds of cases to verdict and resolved thousands of cases through negotiation, mediation or arbitration. Their work with clients from individuals to Fortune 100 companies provides the expertise to resolve disputes efficiently and effectively.

LWC lawyers have been recognized for their excellence, earning Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating, AV and being elected to exclusive legal organizations and ratings based upon their abilities.


The lawyers of Lederer Weston Craig have held leadership positions in the following professional and volunteer organizations:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ)
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • National Foundation for Judicial Excellence (NFJE)
  • Iowa Defense Counsel Association (IDCA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Linn County Bar Association (LCBA)
  • Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
  • American Cancer Society of East Central Iowa
  • American Red Cross (Linn County Chapter)
  • American Heart Association (Linn County Chapter)
  • Variety – The Children's Charity
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa

The lawyers of Lederer Weston Craig have been honored with selection to the following organizations:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Iowa State Bar Association Foundation
  • Iowa Super Lawyers
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers
  • The Product Liability Advisory Council Inc. (PLAC)
  • City of Cedar Rapids Risk Management Advisory Committee
  • Sixth Judicial District of Iowa Judicial Nominating Commission
  • American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel

To learn more about how Lederer Weston Craig can represent you, contact us.

Areas of Emphasis


Lederer Weston Craig attorneys practice in the following areas:

Appellate Advocacy
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Contract Litigation
Drugs/Medical Devices
Employment Law
Insurance Law/Coverage/Bad Faith
Municipal Law
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Real Estate



Insurance Company Clients

  • Acuity Insurance Company
  • Allianz Global Risks U.S. Insurance Company
  • American Family Insurance
  • Arch Insurance Company
  • Employers Mutual Insurance Company
  • Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Great America Insurance Company
  • Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company
  • Hartford Insurance Company
  • Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
  • Integrity Insurance Company
  • MiddleOak Insurance
  • Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Co.
  • NSI West Bend
  • Pharmacists Mutual Companies
  • Phoenix Insurance Company
  • Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.
  • Society Insurance Company
  • State Farm Fire Insurance Companies
  • Travelers Insurance Company
  • United Fire Group
  • Viking Insurance Company
  • West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
  • Westfield Insurance Group
  • Zurich Insurance Company

Other Representative Clients

  • Acro Manufacturing Corp.
  • Acterra Group, Inc.
  • Alliant Energy Company
  • Altec, Inc.
  • American Trust & Savings Bank
  • Aramark
  • Bayer Corporation
  • BMW of North America, LLC
  • City of Hiawatha
  • City of Hudson
  • City of Iowa City
  • City of Lisbon
  • City of Springville
  • City of Stanwood
  • City of Swisher
  • Cleaver-Brooks
  • CMI Roadbuilding, Inc.
  • CNH Industrial America, LLC
  • Con-Way Freight, Inc.
  • Croell Redi-Mix, Inc.
  • Crown Equipment Corp.
  • Cypress Amax Minerals Co.
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • FedEx Express
  • FLSmidth USA
  • Firmenich, Inc.
  • Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc.
  • Gastroenterologists, PC
  • General Motors, LLC
  • Home Depot USA, Inc.
  • Honda North America, Inc.
  • JLG Industries
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corp.
  • McLanahan Corporation
  • Medtronic
  • Mercedes-Benz USA
  • Merck & Co, Inc.
  • Navistar
  • Nesper Sign Advertising
  • NIBCO, Inc.
  • Ray-May, Inc.
  • Servpro of Cedar Rapids
  • Skyjack, Inc.
  • Terex USA, LLC
  • TransAm Trucking, Inc.
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Wausau Homes, Inc.
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company
  • Wright Medical Group, Inc.
  • XPO Logistics/Con-way Freight