Rebecca A. Brommel is a member of BrownWinick and currently co-chairs the firm's Charity Committee. Becki previously served as the firm's Chair of the Marketing Committee. Becki assists clients in the area of litigation, administrative law and health law. Becki has represented clients in state and federal court, in various state administrative tribunals and in arbitrations. Becki's litigation experience includes business contract disputes (including covenants not to compete and declaratory actions), derivative actions, business dissolutions, seller-purchaser disputes, collection matters, business lease disputes, health care related disputes, request for proposal challenges and judicial review of administrative actions. In addition, Becki has assisted clients in requesting changes of administrative rules and other actions involving state administrative tribunals, including professional licensure proceedings for nurses, dentists and physicians, challenges to citations at health facilities, fraud and abuse related proceedings and proceedings involving actions by a variety of state agencies. Becki has serviced clients in a number of industries, including health care, agriculture, manufacturing, construction and various services industries.
Becki has written articles regarding document retention policies, spoliation of evidence issues, the Red Flags Rule and other litigation-related topics. Becki has also spoken at various seminars regarding the importance of document retention policies, document retention issues in litigation and ethical issues for attorneys. Becki has also provided education on legal issues to various health care professionals and entities.
Becki has been active in bar association activities. For a number of years, Becki served as co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division Professional Development Committee, which organized the annual Nuts and Bolts Seminar as well as the Law Over Lunch series, both of which are aimed at assisting young lawyers with various aspects of their practice. In addition, Becki is a member of the Iowa State and Polk County Bar Associations and served as the President of Polk County Women Attorneys. She has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation.
Becki also devotes her time to the community. She currently serves on the Board of Susan G. Komen's Iowa Affiliate and serves on the organization’s Governance, Mission Initiatives and Executive Committees. She is a graduate of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute ("GDMLI"), and as a member of the 2006-2007 class, participated in the building of a playground in the Kids Kingdom area of the Blank Park Zoo. She served on the GDMLI Board of Directors as the Governance Chair and previously served as co-chair of the 30th Anniversary and Alumni Committees. Becki is also active in organizing a family and friends team for the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and Iowa's Walk Now for Autism. She is a four-time participant in the Komen 3-Day 60 Mile Walk, and actively raises funds for the walk and for cancer survivors in her home town community through her family’s Pink Tractor Foundation. Becki was recognized for her contributions to her profession and the community as a member of the Des Moines Business Record's Forty Under 40 Class of 2012 and as a 2016 recipient of the Governor's Iowa Volunteer Award.
Becki graduated, magna cum laude, from Drake University in 1998, obtaining her B.A. in Political Science and Sociology. She received her J.D. in 2001 from Drake Law School, graduating with highest honors. At Drake Law School, Becki was Order of the Coif and a recipient of the Dwight D. Opperman Scholarship. Becki was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2001.