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Paul D. Lundberg

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Senior Counsel Paul D. Lundberg

The Veteran Litigator

Sioux City Attorney

Attorney Paul Lundberg has practiced law in Sioux City since 1981. He is a knowledgeable and persuasive trial attorney who has litigated over 100 cases to verdict in the state and federal courts of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Some of his areas of practice include but are not limited to litigation involving personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, premises liability, construction defect, insurance claims, product liability, professional liability, breach of contract, telecommunications, employment and civil rights.

Paul worked for Sioux City area law firms from 1981 to 2002, during this time his experience included managing a firm of nine lawyers. In 2002 he began operating his solo practice, which he would continue with for the next 20 years. In September of 2022 Paul made the decision to end his solo practice and join the Goosmann Law Firm as Senior Counsel.

Some of Paul’s notable cases include representing a manufacturer in libel action against national television network with a verdict of $1.5 million. Co-counsel for a widow in wrongful death action from fertilizer plant explosion, resulting in a $1.8 million settlement. Co-Counsel for a plaintiff in a suit for construction defects in grain storage facility, reaching a $2.2 million settlement.

Paul received his juris doctor with high distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law. Prior to his schooling he served in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 1974 as a Rank E-5 (Staff Sergeant). He is licensed to practice law in Iowa and is a Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and a former Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (2007-2018).

LICENSED IN: Iowa

Paul’s “Why”

Paul enjoys spending time with his wife Pat and their children and grandchildren. Paul and Pat enjoy playing golf with their friends and relaxing on their boat.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Trial Law

Bar Admissions

State Courts:

  • Iowa (1981-Present)
  • Nebraska (1981-2021)
  • South Dakota (2003-2020)

Federal:

  • Northern and Southern District of Iowa
  • District of Nebraska
  • District of South Dakota
  • US Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
Education

University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, IA- Juris Doctorate, 1981

  • With High Distinction

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE- Bachelors of Science in Political Science, 1978

  • Phi Kappa Phi. Halsey Award (outstanding political science student)
Previous Employment

Lundberg Law Firm, P.L.C.

Solo Practitioner, 2002-2022

  • General practice of law including but not limited to civil trial practice including personal injury, wrongful death, professional liability, contract and other commercial disputes, product liability, insurance disputes, employment matters, and civil rights.
  • While primarily representing plaintiffs, the firm has also handled insurance defense and coverage matters, and the defense of persons and entities involved in commercial litigation. The insurance defense matters have primarily involved employment discrimination and professional liability.

Shull, Cosgrove, Hellige, Dubray & Lundberg

Partner, 1985-2002

  • In 1985 Mr. Lundberg was admitted to partnership and the firm reorganized as Shull, Cosgrove, Hellige, Kudej and DuBray. In 1992 the firm became Shull, Cosgrove, Hellige, Dubray & Lundberg. The firm concentrated on insurance defense litigation, workers’ compensation, commercial litigation and probate matters. From 1992 until his departure, Mr. Lundberg was the partner in charge of employee relations and retention.

Shull, Marshall, and Marks

Associate Attorney, 1981-1985

  • The firm concentrated on insurance defense litigation, workers’ compensation, commercial litigation and probate matters.

United States Air Force

Rank E-5(Staff Sergeant), 1971-1974, Honorable Discharge

  • Public health technician. Duty stations included Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona; Kadena AFB, Okinawa; and McClellan AFB, Sacramento, California.
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