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Four New Attorneys Join BrownWinick

BrownWinick is excited to announce the addition of Nate Borland, Ross Curnow, Jeff Pierick and Caitlin Stachon to the BrownWinick Team. Nate Borland has joined the Employment law team with a primary area of expertise is in labor and employment law, including counseling, investigations, and trial practice. Nate graduated from Upper Iowa University... Read More

Patent Litigation Team Secures Victory After Eight-Year Battle.

  The United States Supreme Court recently denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by the opposing party in a patent infringement matter handled by BrownWinick Patent Litigation attorney Michael Dee. Effectively ending more than eight years of vexatious litigation against five BrownWinick clients. The plaintiff, GS CleanTech, filed suit... Read More

Nickerson Selected to the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Young Advisory Council

  BrownWinick would like to congratulate attorney Jordan Nickerson for being selected to the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Young Advisory Council (YAC). Jordan recently began his three-year term on the council, where he brings not only a passion for helping others but a strong background in health law. The Young Advisory Council at UnityPoint... Read More

Attorneys Danielle Smid and Margaret Hibbs Promoted to Members

  Two attorneys have recently been promoted to members at BrownWinick. This class of shareholders includes attorneys from the Employment & Corporate Transaction practices. BrownWinick would like to congratulate Dani and Maggie for recently being voted in as members to the firm and for their continued pursuit of excellence in service to our... Read More

Court Grants Motion for Summary Judgment

BrownWinick attorneys Michael Dee and Megan Moritz recently succeeded on a motion asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against its clients, a small floral business, and the business’s owner. The plaintiff, a former employee, sued in state court, making claims of sexual harassment and constructive discharge in violation of the Iowa Civil... Read More

BrownWinick Ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

  BrownWinick is excited to announce the firm has been included in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 "Best Law Firms" publication. This marks the 11th consecutive year that BrownWinick has been recognized as one of Iowa's "Best Law Firms".  Firms included in the 2021 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with... Read More

Federal Court Finds No Standing in Three “Drive By” Discrimination Lawsuits

  In the course of one week in early August 2020, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Iowa and other Midwestern states, struck a blow to so-called “drive by” discrimination lawsuits – and bolstered employers’ defenses thereto – by holding in three separate lawsuits that three different plaintiffs who alleged violations of the... Read More

BrownWinick Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers in America List

BrownWinick is pleased to announce that 26 lawyers have been included in the 2021 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. Best Lawyers® has published their list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the... Read More