The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named two BrownWinick attorneys as Best Lawyers® “Lawyers of the Year” for 2017 in Des Moines.
- James L. Pray was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Des Moines.
- Sheila K. Tipton was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Administrative/Regulatory Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Des Moines.
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.