Phone: 319-334-3704

Brian C. Eddy

Practice Areas

General practice, including but not limited to: Business, Corporation & LLCs; Mergers & Acquisitions; Employment & Shareholder Agreements; Debt Collections; Real Estate Purchase Agreements, Contracts and Leases; Real Estate Closings; 1031 Exchanges; Title Opinions & Deeds; Foreclosures; Development (Plats & Zoning); Wills, Trusts and Probate; Power of Attorneys; Guardianships & Conservatorships, Taxation (including tax return preparation and general consulting) and Trademarks. Brian has represented private companies, start-up companies, joint ventures, banks, as well as agricultural and commercial real estate owners.


  • J.D., With Distinction, University of Iowa, 2000
  • B.B.A., Finance (emphasis in Accounting and Taxation), minor in Political Science, University of Iowa, 1997

Prior Experience

  • Associate, Best & Flanagan, LLP
    Minneapolis, MN

Bar Admissions

  • State of Minnesota, 2001
  • State of Iowa, 2001

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Iowa State Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association

Civic & Volunteer Involvement

Board President, Independence Community School District (2011 - )

Volunteer Coach for T-ball, Little League Baseball and Youth Flag Football teams (2007 - )

Member, Independence Area Chamber of Commerce

Board of Directors, Heartland Acres Agribition Center

  • Chairman (2010-2011)
  • Vice Chairman (2009)

People for Progress

  • Co-Chair (2008-2011)

Board of Directors, Dollars for Scholars

Independence Mustangs Varsity Football

  • Volunteer Coach (2010-2011) 

Past Professional Activities & Memberships

Board of Directors, Independence Area Chamber of Commerce (2007-2009)

  • President (2008, 2009)

Independence Rotary Club

Honors, Distinctions & Community Awards

  • 2010 Recipient of the Cedar Valley Region's "20 Under 40" Award
  • Hall of Fame, Independence Area Chamber of Commerce (2009)
  • Business Person of the Year, Independence Chamber of Commerce (2006)
  • Journal of Corporation Law, University of Iowa (1999-2000)

Published Articles

  • Author, "Internet Roadshows:
    It's Time to Open the Door for the Retail Investor", Journal of Corporation Law, 2000