Thomas E. Stanberry
Tom is a shareholder of the Davis Brown Law Firm and a member of the Business Division. He is also the Chair of the Governmental Relations and Lobbying Department. His practice involves banking, governmental relations and lobbying and finance.
As a multi-client lobbyist, Tom works with a variety of organizations
during the annual session of the Iowa General Assembly. In his
non-government relations practice, Tom advises banks, other financial
institutions and developers on financial transactions, regulatory
matters and corporate governance issues.
- Advising banks and other financial institutions on financing structures,
including federal historic tax credits, Iowa historic tax credits, New
Market Tax Credits and Community Development Block Grant funds.
- Advising multiple affordable housing sponsors on financings involving low income housing tax credits.
- Represented insurance companies during the administrative rule making process before the State agency and Administrative Rules Review Committee.
- Represented a state-wide organization in lobbying a change to State law which impacted several hundred employers in communities
- Successfully lobbied bills relating insurance and municipal issues before the Iowa Grand Assembly.
- Advising banking clients on unique tax credit bridge lending structure and other financing matters.
- Providing boards of directors with guidance on corporate governance issues.
- Representing individual board members during the sale of a company.