Pugh Hagan Job# 5150720_35654

Areas of Practice:

Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Real Estate, Construction Law & Insurance Law

Phone: 319.351.2028
Fax: 319.351.1102
Email: atarr@pughhagan.com
V-Card: ATarr.vcf                                                                                                                  

Assistant: Elizabeth
Assistant’s Phone: 319.351.2028
Assistant’s Email: lharding@pughhagan.com

♦ Education

Bachelor’s Degree, Stephen F. Austin State University, 1999
Master’s Degree with highest distinction, Washington State University, 2001
Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa College of Law, 2008


♦ Experience

Bradley & Riley PC, Iowa City, Iowa 2008-2014


♦ Professional Memberships

American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Summer Seminar Committee
Linn and Johnson County Bar Associations


♦ Bar Admission

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


♦ Civic and Volunteer Involvement

Iowa City Summer of the Arts Board of Directors
Events Operations Committee
Strategic Planning Committee
Finance Committee
Soulfest Committee
Iowa Touchdowns for Kids, Iowa Children’s Hospital


 Presentations and Publications

Construction Law Seminar, MBI, February, 2014
“AIA Contracts in Iowa: Owner/Contractor Issues”, Lorman Education Services, February, 2014
“Relevant Technology and the Rule of Competency for Corporate Counsel”, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2013
“Venue and Jurisdiction in the Federal Courts After the Venue Clarification Act”, Iowa State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Federal Practice Track, 2013
“Ethical Issues in Retainer Agreements and Conflict Waivers”, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2013
“Just the Facts: the Duty to Defend and Duty to Indemnify”, TrueNorth Insurance Coverage Seminar, 2013
“Rules of Thumb for Effective E-Discovery”, Iowa Association of Corporate Counsel, 2011
“Employer Responsibilities Under the Affordable Care Act and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act”, Eastern Iowa Human Resources Association, January 2011
Initial drafter, SF 396, broad form indemnity prohibition enacted in 2011 as Iowa Code section 537A.5.