Tess L. Pocock is an associate attorney with BrownWinick and has a general practice including, but not limited to, administrative law, agribusiness, business and corporate law, environmental law, government relations, litigation, public utility regulations and real estate law.

Tess graduated from Chapman University in Orange, California, in 2013, receiving her B.F.A. cum laude. In 2015, Tess received her M.A. from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

A Des Moines, Iowa native, Tess returned to Iowa for her legal education. She received her J.D. with high honors from Drake University Law School in 2019. Tess graduated with certificates in Environmental and Sustainability Law, Food and Agricultural Law, and Legislative Practice. She is a member of the Order of the Coif.

While at Drake, Tess served as Managing Editor of the Drake Law Review. During her third year of law school, Tess competed for her second time in the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, where she was awarded Best Brief Overall out of 56 law schools. In 2019, Tess was one of ten graduating students to receive the award of Order of the Barristers for outstanding oral advocacy.

Prior to joining the BrownWinick law firm as an associate, Tess was an extern with the Iowa Supreme Court, an intern with the Iowa Senate, and a Research Assistant for Professor Bob Rigg. She also spent time in Boston, Massachusetts, where she interned with Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic.

Tess was admitted to the Iowa bar in 2019.

Contact Tess

Assistant:
Mallory Metzger
515-248-6637

Education

Undergraduate:
Chapman University
B.F.A., cum laude, Creative Producing with Minors in Philosophy and Women's Studies, 2013

Graduate:
Central European University
M.A., Gender Studies, 2015

Legal:
Drake University
J.D., with high honors, 2019
Certificates in Environmental and Sustainabilityy Law, Food and Agricultural Law, and Legislative Practice
Order of the Coif

Admitted

Iowa, 2019