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Shuttleworth & Ingersoll Welcomes Attorney Laura L. Folkerts

February 22, 2022

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Feb. 22, 2022) – The law team at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is pleased to announce that Laura Folkerts has joined in the area of labor & employment law, including employment-related litigation, effective January 24, 2022. In her new role, she advises employers on employment matters, assists with trainings, policy review, and development, and handles investigations and complaints, both internal and before civil rights commissions.

“At Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, our commitment to relationships means we always keep the best interests and expanding needs of the individuals and businesses we serve in mind,” said Attorney Brian Bergstrom, president of Shuttleworth & Ingersoll. “Laura brings extensive experience in labor and employment law that enhances our multi-disciplinary approach to more proactively anticipate and prepare for the future needs of our clients and community.”

Prior to joining Shuttleworth, Laura worked at a law firm in Waterloo, Iowa, where she maintained a general practice with an emphasis on labor and employment.

“I am honored to join a team that is rooted in service and purpose,” says Laura. “I look forward to immersing myself in a culture of collaboration and leveraging the expertise of my colleagues to create an unmatched client experience.”

Laura is an honors graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. She received her law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.

She resides in rural Nashua with her husband and three children and enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending as much time as possible with her friends and family. She serves on the Nashua-Plainfield School Board and is an active volunteer with Compassion Educational Pursuits, a nonprofit that seeks to advance the educational pursuits of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

About Shuttleworth & Ingersoll

Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm with offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Coralville, Iowa, and Waterloo, 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 approximately 60 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. For more information, please visit

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