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Mitchell A. Plimmer


Mitch joined Davis Brown in 2017 and was previously a summer associate in 2015 and 2016.
Mitch maintains a general practice in the business division with a focus on securities and entrepreneurial work.  He advises clients on matters relating to the formation and structure of new businesses, and finance strategies involving securities and related governmental reporting.


During Law school, Mitch worked as a summer legal clerk for GEICO Insurance in Washington, D.C. where he worked in the litigation and lobbying departments.  He also worked as an admission counselor at the University of Iowa before law school.


Mitch earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Iowa in 2013 where he studied economics and entrepreneurship. Mitch worked for the university’s admissions office during his undergrad. He was heavily involved with Hawkeye athletics, serving as the Director of Marketing for the Hawks Nest and a delegate to the Big Ten Sportsmanship and Spirit Conference. He also volunteered at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Mitch continued his education at the University of Iowa College of Law earning his J.D. in 2017. At Iowa, Mitch was a student writer and contributing editor for the Law Review and the Articles Editor for the Journal of Corporation Law. He was also involved with the Sports Law Society. 

Mitch participated in the Iowa Medical Innovation Group interdisciplinary program where students in the colleges of business, engineering, law, and medicine collaborate to find solutions to medical needs. Mitch’s team created a below-the-knee adjustable prosthetic designed to alleviate the discomfort that comes with the fluctuations in size of the residual limb that occur throughout the day.  Mitch completed the legal work on the project, performing patent and trademark searches, and drafting legal documents including an operating agreement, non-disclosure agreements, license agreements, and freedom to operate agreements. The program was a full scale medical device technology project. 


Mitch lives in Des Moines. He enjoys traveling and fishing, both freshwater and deep sea, along with rooting for the Hawkeyes.