The cornerstone of my practice is understanding that every issue matters. Whether I’m representing a municipality or handling an employment matter, I’m always doing everything I can to achieve success.

Erin M. Clanton


Erin Clanton is a shareholder of Brick Gentry P.C. The majority of Erin’s practice is focused on the representation of municipalities. She also handles a wide variety of employment matters; performs general real estate work, including title examination and loan closing services; and assists creditors in their relations with debtors, both in and outside the bankruptcy realm. Erin also serves as the City Attorney for Nevada, Iowa, and provides assistance to a number of other Iowa public entities. Erin graduated from the University of Iowa in 2002 with degrees in English and Finance. In 2005, she graduated from Creighton University Law School and joined Brick Gentry as an associate. Erin became a shareholder of Brick Gentry in 2009.



Honors & Recognition

Co-Author with Brick Gentry Shareholder Tom Flynn, "Iowa Commercial Lending Law", appearing in "Commercial Lending Law A Jurisdiction-by-Jurisdiction Guide to U.S. and Canadian Law"


Creighton University Law School, J.D., 2005

University of Iowa, B.B.A., Finance, B.A., English, 2002

Bar Admissions

Iowa 2005


Iowa State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Polk County Bar Association

Court Admissions

Iowa District Courts

Northern District of Iowa

Southern District of Iowa

U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

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