Rebecca A. Brommel is a member of BrownWinick, and has served as the firm's Chair of the Recruiting Committee and the Marketing and Business Development Committee. Becki assists clients in the area of litigation and health law. Becki has represented clients in state and federal court, in various state administrative tribunals and in arbitrations. Becki's litigation experience includes business contract disputes (including covenants not to compete and declaratory actions), derivative actions, business dissolutions, seller-purchaser disputes, collection matters, business lease disputes, health care related disputes, request for proposal challenges and judicial review of administrative actions. In addition, Becki has assisted clients in requesting changes of administrative rules and other actions involving state administrative tribunals, including professional licensure proceedings for nurses, dentists and physicians, challenges to citations at health facilities and fraud and abuse related proceedings. Becki has serviced clients in a number of industries, including health care, agriculture, manufacturing, construction and various services industries.
Becki has researched and written articles regarding document retention policies, spoliation of evidence issues, the Red Flags Rule and other litigation-related topics. Becki has also spoken at various seminars regarding the importance of document retention policies, document retention issues in litigation and ethical issues for attorneys.
Becki has been active in bar association activities. For a number of years, Becki served as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, which organized the annual Nuts and Bolts Seminar as well as the Law Over Lunch series, both of which are aimed at assisting young lawyers with various aspects of their practice. Becki has also served as Social Committee Chair for Polk County Women Attorneys. As one of the Social Committee Chairs, Becki assisted in organizing the Fifth Annual Season of Change Auction to benefit the Young Women's Resource Center. In addition, Becki is a member of the Iowa State and Polk County Bar Associations. She also served as the President of Polk County Women Attorneys in 2008.
Becki also devotes her time to the community. She currently serves on the Board of Susan G. Komen's Iowa Affiliate and serves on the organizations Governance and Executive Committees. She is a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute ("GDMLI"), and as a member of the 2006-2007 class, participated in the building of a playground in the Kids Kingdom area of the Blank Park Zoo. She served on the GDMLI Board of Directors as the Governance Chair and previously served as co-chair of the 30th Anniversary and Alumni Committees. Becki is also on the Women 4 Wish Kids Steering Committee, which organizes events for women to learn about and raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In addition, Becki serves as an advisor to the hall committee and was a youth group leader at Immaculate Conception Church in St. Marys, Iowa, for a number of years. Becki is also active in organizing a family and friends team for the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and Iowa's Walk Now for Autism. She is a two-time participant in the Komen 3-Day 60 Mile Walk, and actively raises funds for the walk and for cancer survivors in her home town community. Becki was recognized for her contributions to her profession and the community as a member of the Des Moines Business Record's Forty Under 40 Class of 2012.
Becki graduated, magna cum laude, from Drake University in 1998, obtaining her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology. She received her J.D. in 2001 from Drake Law School, graduating with highest honors. At Drake Law School, Becki was Order of the Coif and a recipient of the Dwight D. Opperman Scholarship. Becki was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2001.