Shannon Sole is a trial attorney who represents local and national clients in agribusiness and food product liability, agricultural and food contracts litigation, environmental and nuisance law litigation, and general commercial litigation matters.
Shannon has experience in courtroom advocacy and leading mediation and settlement negotiation conferences. Her motion practice includes submissions to the Iowa Supreme Court, Eighth Circuit and United States Supreme Court.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa




University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. Journal of Corporation Law (executive editor) (2012)

Northwestern University
B.A. in European History (2006)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Midwest Innocence Project / Wrongful Conviction Division 
  • Clemency Project 2014

Professional Associations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • The Next Chapter — Founding Board Member


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch," Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2021
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Food and Drugs, 2016-18
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2016, 2018-19

Awards Methodology

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