08-15-2016 | BW News

BrownWinick Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

By: BrownWinick


BrownWinick is proud to announce that 24 attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

The lawyers included are:

  • Ronni F. Begleiter (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Trusts and Estates)
  • Marc T. Beltrame (Government Relations Practice)
  • Michael R. Blaser (Agriculture Law; Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • William C. Brown (Litigation and Controversy-Tax; Tax Law)
  • Paul E. Carey (Tax Law; Trusts and Estates)
  • Elizabeth A. Coonan (Workers’ Compensation Law-Employers)
  • Michael A. Dee (Commercial Litigation)
  • Douglas E. Gross (Government Contracts; Government Relations Practice)
  • Kelly D. Hamborg (Health Care Law)
  • Alice E. Helle (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  • Thomas D. Johnson (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  • Ann Holden Kendell (Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management; Litigation-Labor & Employment)
  • Megan Erickson Moritz (Litigation–Labor and Employment)
  • G. Brian Pingel (Litigation-Intellectual Property; Litigation-Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law)
  • James L. Pray (Environmental Law)
  • Brian P. Rickert (Construction Law)
  • Christopher R. Sackett (Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Steven C. Schoenebaum (Government Relations Practice)
  • Brenton D. Soderstrum (Construction Law)
  • Philip E. Stoffregen (Communications Law; Energy Law)
  • Sheila K. Tipton (Administrative/Regulatory Law; Communications Law; Energy Law; Water Law)
  • Camille L. Urban (Copyright Law; Patent Law; Trademark Law)
  • Adam Van Dike (Real Estate Law)

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”