BrownWinick represents business, agricultural and individual interests before
the Iowa Legislature, the Governorís Office and numerous state agencies. Our lobbying
team of attorneys has considerable prior experience in all three branches of state
government, as well as service in county and city government.
Represent clients before legislative and executive branch decision makers to
gain support for (or defend against) legislative and regulatory proposals. Supported
by the full range of legal services of BrownWinick, we work with clients in developing
grassroots programs and building coalitions on these issues. Both political parties
are represented in our lobbying team.
Clients are assisted in developing goals and effective strategies in support
of their legislative and regulatory agendas. This includes arranging meetings
with key elected officials and policy makers. Assistance is also provided in the
development of effective and supportive public relations and media campaigns.
Regularly drafts legislation and regulations addressing client needs. BrownWinick
assist clients in getting these legislative and regulatory proposals introduced
and in shepherding them through the approval process.
Tracking and Evaluation of Legislation
On site personal attention as well as the latest computer technology are both
used to monitor legislative trends and developments that likely would affect clients
and their interests. This includes legal analysis, and reporting on legislation
as it moves through the lengthy process of hearings, committee meetings and floor
Ethics and Election Laws
Work with clients to ensure compliance with rules, laws and ethical considerations
on lobbying, campaign finance and corporate political activity.
Practical recommendations are made to clients on the administration and development
of political action committees. This includes proposals for effective use of campaign
contributions. Campaign contribution plans are also developed for clients without
political action committees. We also have experience managing political campaigns
and administering ballot issue campaigns.