Douglas E. Gross, Attorney at Law
Douglas E. Gross is a member of BrownWinick. Doug has served on the firm's Management
Committee as Managing Member. Doug has extensive expertise in the corporate and
government relations areas of law. He has provided business and legal assistance
to numerous organizations to assist them in achieving their goals. Doug has experience
with the initial organization of agricultural operations
, legislative and governmental
agency representation, including regulatory matters and economic development
Prior to entering the practice of law, Doug served as Chief of Staff to Governor
Terry Branstad, Director of Business and Finance at the Iowa State Board of Regents,
Administrative Assistant to Governor Robert D. Ray, Director of Fuels Division
of the Iowa Energy Policy Council, Chief Legislative Assistant and Campaign Co-Manager
for Congressman Tom Tauke, Legislative Field Director for the Iowa Republican
Party and Legislative Intern to the Iowa General Assembly.
Doug has extensive campaign experience in Iowa, including involvement in numerous
successful gubernatorial, congressional, and state legislative campaigns. Doug
served as co-chair of President George W. Bush's finance effort in Iowa and Chairman
of Governor Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
Doug was the 2002 Republican nominee for Governor of Iowa.
Doug received his B.A., summa cum laude
, from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1977 and his J.D., with honors
, from Drake University in 1985. Doug was a Lydia C. Roberts fellow at Columbia
University's School of International Affairs. Since 2005, Doug has been selected
as a leader in Iowa for inclusion in Chambers USA
® in the area of corporate/M&A
. Doug was admitted to the Iowa bar in 1986.