BrownWinick Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Posted by Ronni Begleiter Marc Beltrame Elizabeth Coonan Michael Dee Michael Blaser William Brown Paul Carey Catherine Cownie Douglas Gross Kelly Hamborg Alice Helle Thomas Johnson James Pray Brian Rickert Christopher Sackett Steven Schoenebaum Brenton Soderstrum Philip Stoffregen Camille Urban Ann Kendell Adam Van Dike Megan Moritz Sheila Tipton on Monday, August 17, 2015 BrownWinick is proud to announce that 24 attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.The lawyers included are: Ronni F. Begleiter (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Trusts and Estates) Marc T. Beltrame (Government Relations Practice) Michael R. Blaser (Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships) William C. Brown (Litigation and Controversy-Tax; Tax Law) Paul E. Carey (Tax Law) Elizabeth A. Coonan (Workers' Compensation Law-Employers) Catherine C. Cownie (Health Care Law) Michael A. Dee (Commercial Litigation) Douglas E. Gross (Government Relations Practice) Kelly D. Hamborg (Health Care Law) Alice E. Helle (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law) Thomas D. Johnson (Mergers & Acquisitions Law) Ann Holden Kendell (Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management; Litigation-Labor & Employment) Megan Erickson Moritz (Litigation–Labor and Employment) G. Brian Pingel (Litigation-Intellectual Property; Litigation-Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law) James L. Pray (Environmental Law) Brian P. Rickert (Construction Law) Christopher R. Sackett (Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships) Steven C. Schoenebaum (Government Relations Practice) Brenton D. Soderstrum (Construction Law) Philip E. Stoffregen (Communications Law; Energy Law) Sheila K. Tipton (Administrative/Regulatory Law; Communications Law; Energy Law; Water Law) Camille L. Urban (Copyright Law; Patent Law; Trademark Law) Adam Van Dike (Real Estate Law)Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."