Nyemaster Goode Welcomes Three Attorneys

March 1, 2017

Nyemaster Goode is pleased to announce that Paige Thorson, Colleen MacRae, and Rebecca Moore have joined the law firm’s Des Moines office.

Paige has joined Nyemaster’s Government Affairs practice. Paige’s legislative practice is concentrated on representing clients before the Iowa legislature, Governor’s office, and state agencies. Her work as legislative counsel involves a broad spectrum of public policy issues including health care, insurance, economic development, utilities, and renewable energy. 


Prior to joining the firm, Paige served in various positions in Iowa state government for the Department on Aging, Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman, and Department of Human Services.  Most recently, Paige served as the policy advisor and legislative liaison for the Iowa Department of Human Services.  


Paige received her B.A. in Political Science from Iowa State University in 2008 and her J.D. from Drake University in 2010. 

Colleen has joined Nyemaster’s Business, Finance & Real Estate practice. Colleen regularly assists clients with the formation of businesses, corporate restructuring, and contract drafting and negotiations. She has represented both buyers and sellers in the negotiation and closing of mergers, asset purchases, and stock purchases. She provides counseling and transactional services to financial institutions in connection with regulatory compliance, operations and a variety of acquisitions. 


Colleen’s practice also includes real estate leasing and economic development and prior to joining the firm, Colleen represented clients in environmental matters including permitting, land use, and water quality.


Colleen is very active in professional, civic, and non-profit organizations and currently serves on a number of boards and committees in the community.

Colleen can be contacted at (515) 283-8175 or cmacrae@nyemaster.com.


Rebecca has joined Nyemaster’s Tax, Estate Planning & Employee Benefits practice.  Rebecca’s practice includes assisting clients with estate planning, trust and estate administration, and tax issues. Before joining Nyemaster, Rebecca was a partner at Buchanan law office in Algona, Iowa.

Rebecca graduated from Drake University Law School in Des Moines and obtained her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Sociology at Iowa State University.


Rebecca can be contacted at (515) 283-3175 or rmiller@nyemaster.com.