Thomas Bullock

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Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, Thomas Bullock graduated from Lincoln High School in 2001. In 2005, he graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S. in Economics and Political Science. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Tom worked in the financial services industry for several years, before returning to school in 2010 to pursue his J.D. at Drake Law School where he graduated with high honors.

While attending Law School, Tom served as junior staff on the Drake Law Review and Treasurer of the Moot Court Board. He was also a member of the arbitration competition team and captain of the ABA moot court team. He was inducted as a member of the Order of the Barristers honor society and was a student member of the C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court.

During Law School, Tom obtained practical experience working for the Drake Legal Clinic, interning with Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court, and clerking for Parrish Kruidenier Dunn Boles Gribble Gentry Brown & Bergmann LLP and for Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.

Following graduation and admission to the Iowa Bar, Tom worked as a judicial law clerk for the Second and then the Fifth Judicial Districts of Iowa. Tom started as an associate attorney with Newkirk Zwagerman in 2015. He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, and is the current President of Iowa NELA.

Tom lives in Ankeny with his wife Lori and their two daughters. Tom enjoys playing basketball, spending time with his daughters, and coaching youth basketball.

Areas of Practice:

Employment Law
Civil Rights

Bar Admissions:

State of Iowa (2014)
U.S. District Court Southern District of Iowa (2015) 
U.S. District Court Northern District of Iowa (2015) 


  • Drake Law School, J.D. with High Honors
  • Iowa State University, B.A. in Economics and Political Science

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