BrownWinick Attorneys Featured in 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Great Plains Rising Stars Posted by Elizabeth Coonan Michael Dee William Brown Adam Freed Alice Helle Robert Hodges Brant Kahler Drew Larson Matthew McKinney James Pray Brian Rickert Christopher Sackett Allison Lindner Ann Kendell Megan Moritz Karen Karr Sheila Tipton James White Ashley Fuhrmeister on Monday, July 17, 2017 Ten BrownWinick attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2017 Great Plains Super Lawyers online listing: Ronni F. Begleiter - Employee Benefits/ERISA William C. Brown - Tax Elizabeth A. Coonan – Employment & Labor Michael A. Dee - Business Litigation Alice E. Helle - Employee Benefits Ann Holden Kendell - Employment & Labor James L. Pray - Environmental Brian P. Rickert - Construction Litigation Christopher R. Sackett – Mergers & Acquisitions Sheila K. Tipton – Energy & ResourcesEleven BrownWinick attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2017 Great Plains Rising Stars online listing: Adam J. Freed – Health Care Ashley J. Fuhrmeister – Business/Corporate Robert D. Hodges – Estate & Probate Amanda G. Jansen – Employment & Labor Brant D. Kahler – Business Litigation Karen L. Karr – Real Estate Drew D. Larson – Business/Corporate Allison Lindner – Business/Corporate Matthew McKinney – Lobbying Megan Erickson Moritz – Employment & Labor James W. White – Business LitigationSuper Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice areas. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.The selection process for the Rising Stars list is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process, with a few exceptions. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less and no more than 2.5 percent of the qualified lawyers in the state are selected to the Rising Stars list.The Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars includes the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.