Jon A. Vasey


Jon Vasey is a partner and founding member of Elverson Vasey. For the past 30 years, Jon has focused his career on civil defense, insurance defense, insurance litigation, and insurance coverage issues.

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Preparatory Education:
University of Iowa (1980)

Legal Education:
Drake University Law School (J.D. 1983)

Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
Iowa Defense Counsel Association (Board of Directors - District V; Amicus Curiae Committee)
Defense Research Institute
Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
American Academy of ADR Attorneys
National Association of Fire Investigators

(515) 243-1914

Jon was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1957. He attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1980. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Drake University in 1983 and was admitted to the Iowa State Bar that same year.

Jon has received the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell, earning an AV Preeminent peer review rating. Jon is also included in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for Insurance Defense and is listed in Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys. He was recently recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer, an honor bestowed on attorneys who are rated by their peers as in the top 5% of practicing attorneys in their state. Jon handles cases for a wide variety of insurers, including automobile insurers, homeowners' insurers, general commercial liability insurers, and dram shop insurers.

Jon is on the Board of Governors for the Iowa Defense Counsel Association and is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, American Academy of ADR Attorneys, Iowa State Bar Association, and Polk County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in Iowa and before the United States District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa. Jon is also a certified mediator and serves as a mediator in a wide variety of personal injury, property damage, product liability, and other civil matters throughout the state of Iowa.

Jon Vasey - Super Lawyer 2024
Jon Vasey Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Award


Years of Experience

Jon is included in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for Insurance Defense and is an A.M. Best Recommended Insurance Attorney.