Daniel DenBeste

Email: ddenbeste@elderkinpirnie.com


Dan currently practices primarily in the areas of individual and corporate taxation, estate planning and probate, employee benefits and deferred compensation, and corporate law. Dan’s education and experience have provided him with expertise in several taxation and labor-related fields, including income taxes, sales and use taxes, real estate taxes, tax-exempt entity issues, bond issuances, estate and inheritance taxes, and excise taxes with respect to planning, correction, and litigation. His labor-related areas of expertise include FLSA matters (wage and hour) and DOL regulations as a complement to his ERISA experience with companies’ employee benefits and tax issues.


  • Coe College (B.A., cum laude, 1972)
  • Brigham Young University Law School (J.D., 1978)
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (L.L.M., 1988)

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Northern & Southern Federal District Courts

Practice Areas

Professional Memberships

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Linn County Bar Association


  • Co-author, “Labor and Employment Law: Compliance and Litigation” (Callaghan & Co. 1986 – 1990)