Laura N. Martino

Legal Assistant

Education

  • College: Loras College, maxima cum laude
    2000
  • Law School: University of Iowa, with distinction
    2003

Admissions

  • States: Iowa and Missouri
  • Federal Courts: Northern District of Iowa, Southern District of Iowa, 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Thomas and Martino Win Defense Verdict for Des Moines Industry

Mark Thomas and Laura Martino secured a defense verdict for their clients The Monarch Cement Company and Monarch Cement of Iowa in a trip and fall case brought by a railroad employee.  The plaintiff, in a case brought before the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, alleged that the Monarch defendants failed […]

Laura N. Martino

Laura Martino is a trial attorney in the firm’s litigation division. She represents clients on a wide array of civil litigation matters including insurance defense, municipal liability claims, professional malpractice, and workers compensation claims. In addition, she represents insurance companies and self-insured clients in coverage and bad faith disputes.

Before joining Grefe Sidney, Laura clerked for the 7th Judicial District of Iowa and worked in the renewable fuels industry. Laura is a member of the American Bar Association, the Iowa Bar Association and the Polk County Bar Association and was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Laura is actively involved in the Des Moines community having served as the president of the Orchard Place Foundation board of directors (2012-2013) and the Greater Des Moines Young Professionals Connection (2009). She is a 2013 graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute.