Our Firm Continues to Grow To Serve Your Needs - 2015

Posted by Benjamin Merrill Sheila Tipton Christopher Proskey in 2015 on 12/3/2015

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In our continuing effort to provide clients with the best possible legal services, BrownWinick continues to grow by hiring outstanding attorneys. Our most recent hires are no exception.

Molly T. Driscoll joined BrownWinick as an Associate. Molly graduated from Loyola University of Chicago: Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing in 2006, receiving her B.S. in Nursing. Molly received her J.D. in 2014,  high honors, from Drake University. She also received her Master of Public Administration in 2014 and was inducted into the Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society for public affairs and administration. Molly has a general practice including, but not limited to,  administrative lawbusiness and corporate lawemployment and labor lawhealth law  and  governmental relations.

Margaret A. Hibbs joined BrownWinick as an Associate. Maggie graduated from Luther College,  magna cum laude, in 2009, receiving her B.A. in Political Science and was elected to  Phi Beta Kappa.  Maggie received her J.D. in 2014,  with highest honors, from Drake University.  Maggie has a general practice including, but not limited to,  administrative lawagribusinessbusiness and corporate lawlitigation, real estate  and  taxation.

Benjamin R. Merrill joined BrownWinick as an Associate. Ben graduated from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota.  He received his B.A. in Political Science, with minors in  French and Economics, in 2005. Ben received his J.D. in 2008,  with honors, from Drake University.  Ben practices primarily in the area of litigation, representing clients in federal, state, and administrative proceedings involving business disputes,  workers’ compensationemployment and labor lawconstruction law  and  agribusiness.

Amanda G. Jansen joined BrownWinick as a Member. Amanda received her B.A. from the University of Iowa in 2001 and then went to Drake University, where she received her J.D. in 2004  with highest honors,  Order of the Coif.  While at Drake, Amanda completed an internship with United States District Court Judge James E. Gritzner in 2002. After graduation from law school, Amanda served for two years as a judicial law clerk at the Iowa Supreme Court for Justice Mark S. Cady. Amanda works primarily in the  Employment and  Labor Law  practice area.

Sheila K. Tipton joined BrownWinick as a Member and is Chair of the Firm’s Energy Practice Group. Sheila earned her B.S. degree in 1973 from Ohio University and her J.D. degree,  with honors, from Drake University in 1980. Prior to joining BrownWinick, Sheila served as a Member of the Iowa Utilities Board from August, 2013 to April, 2015. Sheila primarily practices in the areas of  administrative law  and the law of essential infrastructure, representing  energy, telecommunications  and  water public utilitiesrenewable energy  developers and customers, as well as other business entities. 

Christopher A. Proskey joined BrownWinick as a Member. Chris received his B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Iowa State University in 2001; his M.B.A., from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management in 2006. In 2007, Chris received his J.D., with honors, from Drake University. Chris is a registered patent attorney with a practice focused on patents, trademarks and intellectual property rights.

Corrin N. Hatala joined BrownWinick as an Associate. Corrin graduated from Iowa State University in 2012, receiving her B.S. in Journalism and Mass Communication, with minors in History and Political Science. In 2015, Corrin received her J.D., with highest honors, from Drake University. Corrin has a general practice including, but not limited to, administrative law, agribusiness, business and corporate law, employment and labor law, litigation and real estate law.

Bryan M. Ingram joined BrownWinick as an Associate. Bryan graduated from Simpson College, magna cum laude, in 2012, receiving his B.A. in English, with a minor in Sociology/Social Work. In 2015, Bryan received his J.D., with high honors, from Drake University. Bryan has a general practice including, but not limited to, litigation, patent, trademark and copyright, environmental law, agribusiness, corporate finance and securities.

Thomas J. Ogden joined BrownWinick as an Associate. Thomas graduated from Hillsdale College, cum laude, in 2010, receiving his B.A. with departmental honors in Political Economy. In 2014, Thomas received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to joining BrownWinick, Thomas served as a law clerk to the Honorable Steven M. Colloton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. His practice focuses primarily in the litigation area.

We are extremely pleased that these highly qualified and talented individuals have joined BrownWinick.