Iowa Workers' Compensation Commissioner Joseph S. Cortese II announced that attorney Andrew Phillips will join the Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) as a Deputy Workers' Compensation Commissioner.
Since August 2017, Phillips has worked as a staff attorney for Ruan Transportation handling workers' compensation, general liability, and employment law claims. From October 2012 to August 2017, he worked as a claims specialist for Nationwide Insurance handling bodily injury and property damage claims. Phillips worked in other capacities for Nationwide from July 2011 to October 2012, and he worked as an associate attorney for the Goodman Law Firm from October 2010 to March 2011. He graduated from Drake Law School in May 2010.
Phillips's start date will be Friday, March 6, 2020.