Brant D. Kahler is a member of BrownWinick and is currently Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation practice group. Brant practices in the area of commercial litigation. His main objective in litigation matters is to get his clients the best results in the most efficient manner possible.
Brant has represented clients (both plaintiffs and defendants) in all litigation arenas, including before state and federal administrative agencies, state and federal district courts and juries, state and federal appellate courts, mediation, and arbitration.
Brant’s litigation practice focuses primarily on agribusiness, construction, employment, intellectual property, real estate and fiduciary / probate disputes. Brant’s experience across those areas is “A to Z”, ranging from fighting with the federal government on crop insurance matters, to complex business “divorces” between adverse shareholders, to filing lien claims on public and private construction projects, to handling patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret disputes, to mortgage foreclosure and eviction actions, to land partition actions among beneficiaries of an estate or trust, and more. Brant is very thorough and a quick study, always eager to learn a new industry or area of the law.
Brant is a member of the Polk County and Iowa State Bar Associations. He has also been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation since 2016. Brant was first licensed to practice law in 2008. He is licensed to appear before district and appellate courts in the state of Iowa, the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Brant graduated, cum laude, from Drake University in 2005 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He received his J.D., with high honors, in 2008 from Drake University where he was a member of the Delta Theta Phi law fraternity and involved in the C. Edwin Moore Oral Argument Competition and the International Law Society.