When You Need Us We'll Be There

We keep clients up to date about their business and employment law matters. We make ourselves available when it counts. Whenever possible, we return phone calls and emails the same day. We understand the frustration people feel when they are unable to reach their attorneys.

Des Moines Litigation And Employment Attorneys

Expertise, Integrity And Excellence In Legal Representation

Long & Gilliam is an association of attorneys based in Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa. We represent small, medium and large businesses, owners and senior executives, human resources personnel and in-house counsel in a wide variety of legal issues involving commercial and business litigation and labor and employment law.

Our founding attorneys, Scott L. Long and James H. Gilliam, have more than 50 years of combined legal experience representing individuals, as well as public and private companies, in business and commercial litigation disputes and in employment and labor matters. We provide legal guidance and representation to clients throughout central Iowa. We are tenacious litigators and persuasive negotiators who can ably represent your interest in court, in mediation, in arbitration and in out-of-court settlement discussions.

Our Practice Areas

Commercial & Business Litigation

Commercial & Business Litigation

Labor & Employment Law

Labor & Employment Law

Successful Lawyers Recognized By Their Peers

Attorneys Long and Gilliam have been included in Best Lawyers in America listing – Scott for commercial litigation and James for employment and labor law. Both have also been included in listings of AV Preeminent* attorneys provided through Martindale-Hubbell. These peer review ratings are the highest available and are intended to reflect the highest level of professional excellence and integrity in legal practice.

We have each tried numerous cases to successful conclusion in state and federal courts and have also successfully represented clients in arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. We have both also successfully represented clients in state and federal appellate courts.

No Problem Is Too Difficult For Us To Solve

We have big-firm experience and can offer clients the advantages that come with this. As solo practitioners working together as associates, we have the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of a small-firm practice. We focus on work and on satisfying our clients. We think you will find our lack of pretense and focus on client satisfaction a welcome relief.

We are comfortable taking on complex, even messy cases. We thrive on the challenges difficult cases pose. To learn more about your options and opportunities, contact the Des Moines business litigation attorneys at Long & Gilliam online or calling 515-954-3571.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.