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Nancy J. Penner elected to the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers

March 1, 2021


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Nancy J. Penner

March 1, 2020Nancy J. Penner, Senior Vice President at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, was elected to be a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers at the Academy’s recent meeting. The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded in 1990 to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the improvement of appellate advocacy and the administration of the appellate courts. Academy membership is open only to a person who possesses a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer. To be eligible for membership, a nominee’s practice must have focused substantially on appeals during at least the last 15 years. American Academy of Appellate Lawyers membership is limited to 500 members in the United States. Membership in the Academy is by invitation only. Candidates for membership must be nominated by a present Academy member, reviewed and approved by a Membership Evaluation Committee, and elected at a regular Academy meeting.Nancy’s practice focuses upon legal analysis and writing, primarily working alongside her trial partners in the area of medical malpractice defense. In addition to Iowa and U.S. district courts, she practices before the Iowa Supreme Court, Iowa Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.About Shuttleworth & IngersollShuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Coralville, Iowa, providing legal services to clients in Iowa and around the world. Established in 1854, the firm has grown to become one of Iowa’s largest firms with over 50 talented and experienced lawyers who provide a full-range of business, litigation, family, and intellectual property legal services. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to client problems. Shuttleworth & Ingersoll can be found at

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