BrownWinick Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List

BrownWinick is pleased to announce that 33 lawyers have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. 

BrownWinick would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the 2023 The Best Lawyers in America list: 

The Best Lawyers in America List: 

  • Nathan J. Borland – Employment Law – Individuals; Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment 
  • William C. Brown – Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Tax Law 
  • Paul E. Carey – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates 
  • Michael A. Dee – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent 
  • Douglas E. Gross – Administrative/Regulatory Law; Government Contracts; Government Relations Practice 
  • Kelly D. Hamborg – Health Care Law; Real Estate Law 
  • Robert D. Hodges – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates 
  • Alex Johnson – Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law 
  • Thomas D. Johnson – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law 
  • Brant D. Kahler – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Real Estate 
  • Karen L. Karr – Real Estate Law 
  • Cynthia Boyle Lande – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Tax Law 
  • Drew Larson – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law 
  • Joe Leo – Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law 
  • Allison Lindner – Banking and Finance Law 
  • David J. Lynch – Energy Law 
  • Ben Merrill – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers 
  • Sean Moore – Litigation - Environmental 
  • Megan Erickson Moritz – Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment 
  • Christopher Nuss – Tax Law 
  • James L. Pray – Environmental Law 
  • Brian P. Rickert – Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Municipal 
  • Christopher R. Sackett – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law 
  • Danielle D. Smid – Litigation – Labor and Employment 
  • Sheila K. Tipton – Administrative/Regulatory Law; Communications Law; Energy Law; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Water Law 
  • Adam C. Van Dike – Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law; Real Estate Law 

Ones to Watch List: 

Using the same peer review methodology that Best Lawyers® has utilized for almost 40 years, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognized associates who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States. 

Best Lawyers® has published their list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the professional, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries. 

Lawyers in The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. 

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