Frederick M. Haskins, Des Moines, Iowa Attorney

Insurance and other corporate matters, including company acquisitions and mergers as well as drafting agent contracts. Expert testimony on policy language. Regulatory representation for insurance and securities. Mediation and arbitration of insurance disputes. Lobbying. Clients have included Iowa Insurance Institute (18 years before legislature and Iowa Insurance Division) and Iowa Surety Association. Former Commissioner of Insurance of Iowa (acting 1986). All areas of insurance: property, casualty, life, health, annuities, and crop.

Contact Information

Patterson Law Firm, LLP
505 - 5th Avenue, Suite 729
Des Moines, IA 50309

Practice Areas

Insurance, Government, Alternate Dispute Resolution


University of Iowa B.S. in Business Administration: University of Iowa, J.D.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member of the Polk County and Iowa State Bar Association
  • Member of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel
  • Treasurer and Board Member for the Salisbury House Foundation

Honors & Awards

Received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory



Diminution-in-Value; Paying more for Less, Federation of Regulatory Counsel Quarterly Journal, June 21, 2003

Salutary Effect of the Retaliatory Tax in Promoting Economic Development of the Insurance Industry in Iowa,  Federation of Regulatory Counsel Quarterly Journal, March 8, 2003



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