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Shannon M. Holmberg


Shannon joined Davis Brown in 2017 as an associate in the Business Division.  She was a summer associate at the firm in 2016.

Shannon maintains a general practice in the business division, primarily assisting clients with real estate and business transactions. She represents both commercial and residential clients in a wide range of matters including:

  • Acquisitions and sales
  • Corporate/entity organization
  • Planning, zoning, and development
  • Clearing title issues
  • Abstract examinations and title opinions/title commitments
  • Financing, loan document preparation
  • Legal and enforceability opinions
  • Landlord and tenant matters, including forcible entry and detainer (FED) actions
  • Easements and covenants



During law school, Shannon worked in the Drake University Transactional Business/Non-Profit Legal Clinic where she worked with small businesses and organizations on matters such as business formation, compliance, and non-profit status. She also worked as a legal intern at the Iowa Association of REALTORS®.


Shannon earned her J.D. from Drake University Law School in 2017. She served as a note editor for the Drake Law Review, was captain of her moot court team, and academic co-chair for the legal fraternity Delta Theta Phi. She received the Timothy N. Carlucci award as a student who exemplifies civility and professionalism in dealings with fellow students and others in the profession as well as awards for academic excellence in Torts, Products Liability, and Gaming Law. She graduated with honors in 2017.  

Shannon studied political science and history at the University of Iowa, where she graduated with Distinction and Honors in 2013. At Iowa, Shannon was actively involved in a number of student organizations including the University of Iowa Dance Marathon, Chi Omega sorority, Ponseti Races, and Mortar Board.


Shannon was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa and currently resides in Des Moines. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with family, playing slow-pitch softball, golfing, and rooting for the Iowa Hawkeyes.