Marc  Harding

Harding Law Offices
Harding Law Offices
1217 Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA 50315 United States

Marc has more than 40 years of experience advocating for clients in medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal district and appellate courts and has argued successfully before the Iowa Supreme Court. Marc is the only practicing attorney in central Iowa who has both a law degree and medical degree. A recognized leader in Iowa’s legal community, Marc is known for zealously representing his clients both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table.


Des Moines University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), 1996

Des Moines University, Master’s in Health Care Administration (M.H.A), 1996

University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1973

University of Iowa, B.S., Science, 1970

Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1973

United States District Court Northern District of Iowa

United States District Court Southern District of Iowa

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

United States Supreme Court

Professional Development

Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College

F. Warrior Board for Midwest, Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College graduates

Ultimate College of Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Advanced College of Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

National College of Advocacy, Association of Trial Lawyers of America

National Board of Trial Advocacy – Civil Certified


Amicus Curiae Award, Iowa Supreme Court

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Listed in Who’s Who in American Law Marquis Publication Since 1987, Lifetime Achievement

Iowa State Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Professional Activities

Iowa State Bar Association

Board Member, Iowa Association for Justice

Governor from Iowa, American Association for Justice

Life Member, MENSA

Quiet Birdmen


Board Member, On With Life

Board Member, Financial Plus Credit Union


Marc is married to his wife, Janet, and they have two children. In his spare time, he enjoys flying his Cessna Cardinal RG airplane, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, reading, traveling, and spending time with his family. Marc is also an avid bicyclist and has participated in RAGBRAI ten times

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