BrownWinick Ranked in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2014 "Best Law Firms" List

Posted on Friday, November 1, 2013

BrownWinick has been included in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings. The fourth edition of the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers released the 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings on November 1, 2013. 

Firms included in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellent with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a 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.

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The complete 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings are posted online at

In August of 2013, BrownWinick attorney, Ronni F. Begleiter was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Des Moines Trusts and Estates " Lawyer of the Year"; G. Brian Pingel was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Des Moines Litigation - Patent "Lawyer of the Year"; Brenton D. Soderstrum was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Des Moines Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" and Philip E. Stoffregen was named Best Lawyers' 2014 Des Moines Communication Law "Lawyer of the Year".  Eighteen BrownWinick attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 listing.  

The complete 2014 Best Lawyers rankings are posted online at