Michael E. Jenkins is a member of BrownWinick and has a general practice including health law, gaming law, and corporate transactions.

Michael’s healthcare practice centers on providing clients with practical guidance and advice related to healthcare transactions, regulatory compliance, licensing and accreditation, and healthcare fraud investigations. Michael is experienced working on a broad range of issues faced by healthcare providers including issues related to Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA and HI-TECH Act compliance, provider enrollment, credible allegation of fraud claims, and Iowa Code Chapter 514J challenges to insurance coverage denials.

Michael’s gaming experience includes the representation of Iowa-licensed gaming operators before the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission as well as work as local Iowa counsel to publicly traded gaming entities.

A Waterloo native, Michael graduated from Grinnell College in 1998 with a BA in Art History. Prior to attending law school, Michael worked for over ten years at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York where he helped lead projects that improved the business operations of the museum through the use of information technology. Michael has also been a small business owner having run a cultural heritage consulting business.

Michael received his JD in 2013, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law. During law school Michael was Competitions Director for the Moot Court Executive Board, Co-President of the Equal Justice Foundation, a member of the College of Law Strategic Planning Committee, and received the Willard L. Boyd Public Service Award – Highest Distinction. At graduation, Michael was recognized by the College of Law faculty with the Donald P. Lay Award for public service.

Michael is currently a member in the Polk County and Iowa State Bar Associations, the American Health Lawyers Association and the Iowa Society of Healthcare Attorneys. Michael is active in the community, serving on the boards of the Salisbury House Foundation and Iowa Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. Michael was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2013.

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Michelle Daugherty


Grinnell College
B.A., 1998

University of Iowa
J.D., with distinction, 2013


Iowa, 2013

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