BrownWinick Ranked in 2013 "Best Law Firms"

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2012

BrownWinick has been included in the 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings. The third edition of the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® released the 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings on November 1, 2012. These rankings features law firms given consistently notable performance ratings by clients and peers.

The mission of "Best Law Firms" is to help guide referring lawyers and clients – from the country’s largest companies requiring corporate legal advice to individuals seeking counsel regarding personal legal issues.

Metropolitan Rankings
Tier 1 – Des Moines:

•    Copyright Law
•    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
•    Energy Law
•    Government Relations Practice
•    Litigation – Intellectual Property
•    Patent Law
•    Trademark Law
•    Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2 – Des Moines:

•    Construction Law
•    Employment Law – Management
•    Environmental Law
•    Health Care Law
•    Labor Law – Management
•    Litigation – Patent
•    Litigation – Tax
•    Tax Law

Tier 3 – Des Moines:

•    Communications Law

The complete 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings are posted online at:

In September of 2012, BrownWinick attorney, James L. Pray, was named ‘Best Lawyers’ 2013 Des Moines Environmental Law "Lawyer of the Year" and 16 BrownWinick attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 listing.  

The complete 2013 Best Lawyers rankings are posted online at