Broad Experience, Conclusive Results

The Crawford Law Firm prides itself on providing the highest quality legal services to a variety of clients including individuals, local businesses and multinational corporations. The firm is committed to excellence in personal and professional service as measured by the results we achieve for our clients.

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Government Relations and Policy Initiatives
The Crawford Law Firm represents a variety of business, association and individual interests both in Iowa and nationally.  Working primarily with Governors and state Attorneys General (and their staffs), we assist in creating positive strategic relationships and pursuing policy and business objectives.

Jerry Crawford's experience with the Democratic Governors' Association, the Democratic Attorneys General Association and in chairing or co-chairing seven Presidential campaigns in Iowa and throughout the mid-west greatly assists with this work on behalf of our clients.

Civil Litigation
The Crawford Law Firm utilizes its extensive courtroom experiences in all of the Firm's substantive areas of practice, with a particular emphasis on medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, employment discrimination and personal injury.  The Firm is committed to solving problems and identifying practical solutions for its clients, including pre-litigation resolutions where appropriate.   Our lawyers regularly appear in the federal and state courts throughout Iowa and in other jurisdictions, as well as before the American Arbitration Association and other alternative dispute resolution forums.

Racing and Gaming/Sports Law/NCAA
The Crawford Law Firm represents a variety of clients in all aspects of the racing and gaming industry.  Our services include assisting clients with their applications for licensing, advising clients to ensure compliance with the gaming laws and regulations, representing clients before the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, and advising clients regarding pari-mutuel (horse and dog racing) laws and regulations.

The Crawford & Mauro Law Firm also has significant experience representing clients before the NCAA Committee on Infractions.  Our firm understands the nuances and framework of the NCAA’s rules and regulations governing coaches and athletes.   The Firm has appeared before the Committee in contested cases involving the following NCAA member institutions: Louisiana State University; Weber State University; Texas Pan-American University; University of Nevada Las Vegas, and Drake University.  In addition to appearing before the NCAA Committee on Infractions, the firm has provided counsel to coaches, member institutions, and student-athletes in several NCAA infraction and eligibility related matters.   Likewise, the Firm represents coaches and athletes in litigation against NCAA member institutions.