Amy W. Howells is an associate attorney with BrownWinick and has a general practice including, but not limited to, administrative law, business and corporate law, health law, and litigation.

Amy graduated from the University of Iowa in 2008, receiving her B.A. in Women’s Studies. She received her Master of Public Health from Des Moines University in 2019.

Amy received her J.D. with high honors, and certificates in Health Law and Legislative Practice from Drake University Law School in 2019. While at Drake, Amy was a Public Service Scholar and in her third year received the Justice David and Madonna Harris Award, the Edwin Earle Ferguson Prize Gold Award, and the Davis, Brown, Koehn, Schors & Roberts Award for Excellence in Advocacy. She was also selected to be a member of the Order of the Barristers.  

While in law school, Amy was a member of the Drake Law Review’s Junior Staff and was a member of the Drake National Moot Court Team. Her student Note, Bibles, Bandages, and Patriotism: Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project and Unresolved Exceptions to Providing Material Support to Foreign Terrorist Organizations, will be published in the 67th volume of the Drake Law Review. Amy was a legal intern at Meredith Corporation the summer of 2017 and worked as a law clerk for the BrownWinick Law Firm.

Prior to joining BrownWinick, Amy held positions in various government and nonprofit agencies, including the Iowa Department of Public Health, the YMCA of Greater Des Moines, and the American Red Cross.

Amy is a member of the John R. Grubb YMCA Advisory Board. She was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2019.

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University of Iowa
B.A., Women's Studies, 2008

Des Moines University
M.P.H., 2019

Drake University
J.D., with high honors, 2019
Certificates in Health Law and Legislative Practice
Order of the Barristers


Iowa, 2019