Protecting Employers Since 1985

Joseph H. Laverty

Managing Shareholder of Davenport office
Member of Firm's Executive Committee

(563) 333-9102

JOSEPH H. LAVERTY is a Wessels Sherman Shareholder. Mr. Laverty focuses his practice on representing management in all areas of labor and employment law.

Mr. Laverty brings enhanced knowledge and perspective to his work in Employment law as a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and through his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.


Davenport, Iowa

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Mr. Laverty is Managing Shareholder of the firm’s Davenport office and also works from the St. Charles, Illinois office.

Mr. Laverty’s experience includes counseling and handling cases for management on employment issues involving discrimination and harassment, retaliation, covenants not to compete, personnel policies and procedures, unemployment compensation, wage and hour law and employee performance and discipline. He has represented employers in a variety of employment disputes before state and federal agencies and courts.

Classes and Seminars



Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan

  • Juris Doctor cum laude

St. Ambrose University

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Major: Business Administration, Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Rock Island County Bar Association
Scott County Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Senior Professional of Human Resources Management (SPHR)

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