BrownWinick Adds Immigration Attorney Kailey Blazek

By: BrownWinick | 02.11.2021

  BrownWinick is thrilled to announce attorney Kailey Blazek has joined the firm to lead our Immigration practice. Kailey, a Nebraska native, joins us from a boutique immigration law firm in her home state. While at her previous firm, Kailey had the opportunity to gain extensive experience in the immigration realm where she learned the Read…

BrownWinick Welcomes Justin G. Allen

By: BrownWinick | 01.22.2021

  BrownWinick is thrilled to announce Justin G. Allen has joined the firm’s Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense team. Justin joins BrownWinick from the Polk County Attorney’s Office where he’s been a prosecutor for the previous 18 years. During his time with the Polk County Attorney’s office, Justin handled everything from traffic tickets to homicide Read…

Attorneys Danielle Smid and Margaret Hibbs Promoted to Members

By: BrownWinick | 01.19.2021

  Two attorneys have recently been promoted to members at BrownWinick. This class of shareholders includes attorneys from the Employment & Corporate Transaction practices. BrownWinick would like to congratulate Dani and Maggie for recently being voted in as members to the firm and for their continued pursuit of excellence in service to our clients.    Read…

Court Grants Motion for Summary Judgment

By: BrownWinick | 01.18.2021

BrownWinick attorneys Michael Dee and Megan Moritz recently succeeded on a motion asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against its clients, a small floral business, and the business’s owner. The plaintiff, a former employee, sued in state court, making claims of sexual harassment and constructive discharge in violation of the Iowa Civil Rights Read…

BrownWinick Ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

By: BrownWinick | 11.13.2020

  BrownWinick is excited to announce the firm has been included in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” publication. This marks the 11th consecutive year that BrownWinick has been recognized as one of Iowa’s “Best Law Firms”.  Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence Read…

BrownWinick Managing Partner Chris Sackett Signs CEO Commitment to Racial Equity in DSM

By: BrownWinick | 09.30.2020

  BrownWinick is proud to announce that Chris Sackett, Managing Partner of BrownWinick, has recently signed the CEO Commitment to Racial Equity in DSM. This initiative is led by the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Inclusion Council in collaboration with the Directors Council as well as Capital Crossroads leadership. The initiative calls on CEOs and top-level Read…

BrownWinick Attorney Loree Nelson Inducted to the American College of Trial Lawyers

By: BrownWinick | 09.28.2020

  BrownWinick is excited to announce that attorney Loree Nelson has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which Loree Nelson became a Fellow took place Thursday, September 24th during the recent 2020 Annual Meeting of the College Read…

BrownWinick Attorneys Break Fundraising Record for Variety – The Children’s Charity

By: BrownWinick | 09.17.2020

  BrownWinick is proud to congratulate attorneys Ashley Fuhrmeister, Karen Karr & Allison Lindner on their effort in making the 2020 Polo on the Green a record breaking year for Variety – The Children’s Charity of Iowa. Ashley, Karen and Allison served as co-chairs of this year’s Polo on the Green event. Typically, Polo on Read…

BrownWinick Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers in America List

By: BrownWinick | 08.21.2020

BrownWinick is pleased to announce that 26 lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® has published their list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the Read…

BrownWinick Adds Insurance Regulatory and Compliance Practice

By: BrownWinick | 07.09.2020

  BrownWinick is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Maureen Henderson to our Des Moines, Iowa, office. Maureen has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. She most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Traditional Life at Global Atlantic Financial Group Limited. At BrownWinick, Maureen’s Read…