BrownWinick has been included in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The ninth edition of the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers released the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings on November 1, 2018.
Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellent with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 13,000 attorneys provided more than 1,000,000 law firm assessments, and over 7,500 clients provided more than 65,000 evaluations.
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity.
Tier 1 – Des Moines:
- Administrative/Regulatory Law
- Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
- Communications Law
- Construction Law
- Copyright Law
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Government Relations Practice
- Health Care Law
- Litigation – Intellectual Property
- Litigation – Labor & Employment
- Patent Law
- Trademark Law
- Trusts & Estates Law
Tier 2 – Des Moines:
- Commercial Litigation
- Energy Regulatory Law
- Environmental Law
- Labor Law – Management
- Litigation – Tax
- Real Estate Law
- Tax Law
- Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Tier 3 – Des Moines:
- Employment Law – Management