BrownWinick Law Firm Ranked in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2016 "Best Law Firms" List

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

BrownWinick has been included in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings. The sixth edition of the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers released the 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings on November 2, 2015. 

Firms included in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellent with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1 – Des Moines:

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Tier 3 - Des Moines:

The complete 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings are posted online at

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016 (Des Moines Listings):

  • 2016 – Ronni F. Begleiter was named Best Lawyers’ 2016 Des Moines Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • 2016 -  Brian P. Rickert was named Best Lawyers' 2016 Des Moines Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • 2016 – Steven C. Schoenebaum was named Best Lawyers' 2016 Des Moines Government Relations Practice "Lawyer of the Year"

Twenty-four BrownWinick attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 listing.  The complete 2016 Best Lawyers rankings are posted online at