Siobhan Briley

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Siobhan Briley spent the first several years of her career in Washington, D.C., and New York, N.Y. as high-stakes trial and appellate litigator. Ms. Briley has tried cases and argued appeals in state and federal courts, and has arbitrated and mediated several matters to successful resolutions. Siobhan also represents and advises clients in probate, estate planning, tax, business planning and corporate law matters.

Siobhan met her husband, an Iowa native, in New York City. They moved to Iowa City in 2015. Outside of work, Siobhan is an amateur triathlete, avid gardener, and Hawkeye fan.



  • Bachelor's Degree, University of Oregon
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree (Fiction), University of Oregon
  • Juris Doctorate, Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif


  • Law Clerk, Hon. Mary M. Schroeder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, D.C.
  • Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason, Anello & Bohrer, P.C., New York, NY
  • Sullivan & Worchester, LLP, New York, NY

Involvement and Recognition


  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association

Involvement and Recognition

  • Great Plans Super Lawyers® Rising Star
  • Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court
  • Associate Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Publications and Speaking engagements

  • Presenter, "Trusts 101," National Business Institute Seminars, Davenport, Iowa, June 7, 2017
  • Presenter, "The Probate Process from Start to Finish," National Business Institute Seminars, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, October 2016
  • Author, The Law of Life Insurance (chapter on Iowa law) (2017 ed.), DRI, with Richard Kirschman
  • Author, What We Do Everday, Iowa Lawyer, June 2016
  • Author, Expedited Civil Actions in Iowa -- A Defense Perspective, Iowa Defense Counsel Update, Spring 2016, with Stephen Doohen