Grace represents clients of all sizes, ranging from startups to large private and public companies with business formation and organization, corporate governance, capital raising transactions and general corporate matters.

Grace has her finger on the pulse of emerging markets. She has experience representing clients in growing industry sectors including bio technology, medical technology, decentralized finance and insurance technology. She has served as associate counsel on over 20 deals of varying size and structure with an aggregate value exceeding $300 million.



Corporate Governance

  • Drafted organizational documents including bylaws, operating agreements, stockholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, stock redemption agreements and voting agreements
  • Structured and drafted employee stock purchase plans

Corporate Transactions

  • Represented a bio-tech company in its series A-2 financing round
  • Represented a prosthetics start-up company in its seed financing round
  • Represented an insurance technology company in its series A financing round
  • Represented a food product developer and manufacturer in its series A financing round
  • Assisted a bank holding company in its subordinated debt private offering


  • Represented multiple SaaS companies with negotiating data processing agreements and customer service contracts
  • Drafted a MAP policy and reseller agreement for a commercial product developer



  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2020
  • Iowa State University, B.A., 2016, summa cum laude


  • Iowa, 2020


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2021-2024; Privacy and Data Security Law, 2024

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
  • Technology Association of Iowa, Member
  • Journal of Corporation Law, Note and Comment Editor, 2019-2020
  • Iowa Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, Volunteer, 2017-2018

News & Insights

Publications & Presentations

“Using Blockchain to Address the IPCC’s Climate Change Mitigation Strategies,” Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 51, 2021

“Iowans Need Change: The Case for Repeal of Iowa’s Certificate of Need Law,” Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 45, 2019

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