My business philosophy can be summed up in one word: service. Being responsive to the needs of my clients and my community is what has made my career rewarding and successful.

Amy S. Beattie


Amy Beattie is a shareholder of Brick Gentry P.C. with more than 35 years of experience. Her municipal law experience includes serving as legal advisor to city councils and city staff regarding development, legislative and operational issues. Amy has been an integral part of many of Iowa’s most progressive city developments. Among them is the Iowa Prairie Trail project in Ankeny, Iowa, a first of its kind from both an environmental standpoint and leveraging partnerships to bring the project to fruition.

Amy has been a part of the Brick Gentry team for more than 30 years. She practices primarily in real estate, corporate and municipal law. Amy enjoys serving the community and likes to give back by serving on the Des Moines Symphony Foundation.



City of Ankeny, City of Polk City, City of Huxley

Honors & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2015 (© 2014 Woodward/White) as among the elite in Real Estate Law.


  • Drake University Law School, J.D., 1983
  • Tulane University, M.B.A., 1989
  • Los Angeles Baptist College, B.A., 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa 1983
  • Louisiana 1988


  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association

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