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Thomas L. Flynn


Thomas L. Flynn


Tom Flynn is a shareholder whose practice emphasizes banking law, gaming law, bankruptcy law, business law, real estate law, wills and estate planning, and probate law.  Flynn is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, and served as a bankruptcy trustee for over forty years.  He represents approximately twenty banking institutions.  On behalf of a casino client, he has appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court on a matter involving the constitutionality of certain taxes.

Areas of Practice

Gaming Law, Bankruptcy Law, Creditor Rights, Business Law, Estate Planning and Probate, Real Estate


AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Selected every year since 1983 for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® as among the elite in the following law practice areas:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Gaming Law

  • Recognitions and Publications

    Author, "Iowa Commercial Lending Law," appearing in "Commercial Lending Law: A State by State Guide," published by the American Bar Association Commercial Finance Committee in 2009. Revision in 2016 co-authored with Brick Gentry Shareholder Erin Clanton, "Commercial Lending Law: A Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law."

    Author, "Iowa Law of Guaranties, appearing in "Law of Guaranties: A State by State Guide," published in 2013 by the American Bar Association Commercial Finance Committee.

    Author, "A Banker's Guide to Changes in the Bankruptcy Law," published by the Iowa Bankers Association in its October 2005 Disclosure.

    Author, "Chapter 12, Its Impact on Lenders," published by the American Bankers Association.

    Co-Author, Chapter pertaining to Bankruptcy in the "Iowa Land Title Standards," published by the Iowa State Bar Association.