Bradley & Riley PC

Mackensie K. Graham

Tel/Direct: 319-861-8778
Location: Iowa City, IA

Background

Mackensie collaborates with a wide variety of clients in the practice areas of civil and commercial litigation, labor and employment, and intellectual property. Her background in communications and public policy inform her approach to dynamic problem solving and client-empowered advocacy. As someone who takes the “counselor” part of job seriously, she believes strongly in making the legal system more accessible and does so, in part, through breaking down complex legal concepts and offering approachable advice.

Assistant: Madison
Assistant's Phone: 319-358-5564
Assistant's Email: mshimon@bradleyriley.com

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Drake University, 2012
  • Master of Public Policy, University of Northern Iowa, 2017
    • Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa College of Law, 2021
    • Note & Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review Vol. 106
    • President, Graduate & Professional Student Government
  • University of Iowa Graduate & Professional Student Government: Belinda L. Marner Outstanding Executive of the Year Award, 2020
  • University of Iowa Distinguished Student Leader Award, 2021
  • Iowa Student Bar Association Representative, Iowa Law School Foundation
  • Community Empowerment Law Project, College of Law Legal Clinic

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council Representative
    • Sections: Litigation; Labor & Employment; Intellectual Property
  • Linn County Bar Association
    • Linn Law Club
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Dean Mason Ladd American Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association
    • Sections: Labor & Employment; Litigation

Civic and Volunteer Involvement

  • 100+ Women Who Care: Hawkeye Chapter
  • Johnson County Democrats, Central Committee Representative
  • Coralville Parks and Recreation Commission, Board Member
  • Iowa City Area Business Partnership, Ambassador

Speeches and Publications

  • SCOTUS, COVID, OSHA, CMS, & ETS: Making Sense Of Latest For Employers (Jan. 2022)
  • Path out of the Pandemic Action Plan: Expanded COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Employers with 100+ Workers (Sept. 2021)
  • Fight COVID-19: Tips for Supporting Nonprofits Providing Critical Aid, The Iowa Lawyer (Apr. 2020)
  • Peace of Mind: Estate Planning during COVID-19, The Iowa Lawyer (Apr. 2020)
  • April Showers Bring . . . Charitable giving Strategies Under the Revised Tax Law, The Iowa Lawyer  (Apr. 2019)
  • Retire with Reason: How Retirement Benefit Plans Fit with Charitable Giving Goals, The Iowa Lawyer  (Sept. 2018)
  • Taking Good Care of Loved Ones: Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, The Iowa Lawyer (Aug. 2018)
  • IRS Form 990: 10 Policies and Procedures Most Iowa Nonprofits Need, The Iowa Lawyer (Apr. 2018)
  • Down Low on the Download: Accounting for Digital Assets in Estate and Business Succession Planning  The Iowa Lawyer (Mar. 2018)
  • Giving for Good: Practical application of Iowa Court Rule 39.18, The Iowa Lawyer  (Jan. 2018)
  • Supplemental Plan: Practical Application of Iowa Court Tule 39.18, The Iowa Lawyer  (Nov. 2017)
  • Eight Simple Steps for Succession Success: Practical Tips for Law Firm Succession Planning Under Iowa Court rule 39.18, The Iowa Lawyer  (Oct. 2017)
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