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BrownWinick Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® List

BrownWinick is pleased to announce that 21 lawyers have been included in the 2022 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 2022 The Best Lawyers... Read More

Attorney Brian Rickert Named to Super Lawyers’ “Top 10 List” of Iowa Lawyers

  BrownWinick is thrilled to congratulate attorney Brian Rickert for being named to Super Lawyers Top 10: 2021 Iowa Super Lawyers List for Iowa.  The “Top 10 List” is a listing of the lawyers in Iowa who received the highest point totals regardless of practice specialty and is based solely on peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the... Read More

BrownWinick Welcomes Samantha Norris

  BrownWinick is pleased to welcome Samantha Norris to the firm’s  Energy, Natural Resources, and Environmental Law Practice Group. Samantha brings more than 20 years of legal experience to BrownWinick, including having previously practiced energy law at a major Chicago law firm, serving as in-house counsel to a major electric and gas public... Read More

Johanson Accepted into the Heart of America Fellows Institute

BrownWinick is thrilled to announce that attorney Kirsten Johanson has been accepted into Class II of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).  The institute includes six sessions for lawyers who were nominated by an ACTEC Fellow and selected through a competitive application process. The... Read More

2021 Iowa Legislative Session Ends with Flurry of New Tax Rules

  On May 19, 2021, the Iowa Legislature closed this year’s session by passing a 60-page tax bill consisting of 28 divisions addressing a plethora of topics, resulting in an estimated cut in taxes of $1 billion over the next eight years. This article does not attempt to cover each of the upcoming tax changes; however, it does highlight the key... Read More

BrownWinick Welcomes Law Students to 2021 Summer Associate Program

  BrownWinick is thrilled to welcome six law students to our 2021 Summer Associate Program. The 12-week program is designed to offer second-year law students the benefit of working at a full-service law firm while providing the personal attention more characteristic of a smaller firm. Summer associates work closely with lawyers of all levels on... Read More

Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes BrownWinick Attorneys and Practices

BrownWinick, a preeminent business law firm with offices in Des Moines and Pella, has once again been ranked among leading law firms in the exclusive Chambers USA 2021 Guide. The Chambers USA 2021 Guide is compiled through a research-based review that evaluates the multiple practice areas of hundreds of law firms through investigative research and... Read More

Attorney Justin G. Allen Joins the BrownWinick Litigation Team

  BrownWinick is thrilled to announce Justin G. Allen has joined the firm's Litigation practice where he will assist clients in general litigation, government regulation, and white-collar criminal defense. Justin joins BrownWinick from the Polk County Attorney’s Office where he’s been a prosecutor for the previous 18 years. During his time with... Read More