Jack H. Pennington

Concentration/Summary
Jack H. Pennington is a shareholder of Simpson, Jensen, Abels, Fischer & Bouslog, P.C.   Jack has a general practice, but practices primarily within the firm’s litigation department, which includes but is not limited to commercial/business litigation, general complex litigation, contract and business tort claims, debtor/creditor, banking, employment and labor law, workers’ compensation, personal injury, wrongful death, real estate, construction, family law, and appeals.  Jack practices before both the Iowa State and Federal courts.     

Background Information
Jack was born in Ankeny, Iowa and graduated from Ankeny High School.  Jack received his B.A. in finance from the University of Iowa in 2000.  Jack earned his J.D. and M.S. degrees from Creighton University in 2003.

Bar Admissions
Iowa, 2003
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, 2007
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa, 2009

Professional Recognitions/Honors & Accomplishments
BV ® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Associations & Affiliations

  • Polk County Bar Association (Member)
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Member, Litigation, Employment & Labor, Family Law, and Workers’ Compensation sections)
  • Iowa Association for Justice (Member) 
  • American Bar Association (Member, Litigation, Employment & Labor, and Family Law sections)
  • Ankeny Chamber of Commerce (Member)
  • Rotary International - Ankeny (Member) 
  • Briarwood Club of Ankeny (Board of Governors, 2013 - 2015) 
  • Ankeny Junior Football (Board Member, 2012 - present)
  • Des Moines Youth Hockey Association   
Personal Activities & Interests
Family, Hockey, Golf, Football, Hunting, Chicago Blackhawks, Iowa Hawkeyes