BrownWinick Welcomes Law Students to 2021 Summer Associate Program

By: BrownWinick | 06.01.2021

  BrownWinick is thrilled to welcome six law students to our 2021 Summer Associate Program. The 12-week program is designed to offer second-year law students the benefit of working at a full-service law firm while providing the personal attention more characteristic of a smaller firm. Summer associates work closely with lawyers of all levels on cases Read…

Chambers USA 2021 Recognizes BrownWinick Attorneys and Practices

By: BrownWinick | 05.25.2021

BrownWinick, a preeminent business law firm with offices in Des Moines and Pella, has once again been ranked among leading law firms in the exclusive Chambers USA 2021 Guide. The Chambers USA 2021 Guide is compiled through a research-based review that evaluates the multiple practice areas of hundreds of law firms through investigative research and Read…

Attorney Justin G. Allen Joins the BrownWinick Litigation Team

By: BrownWinick | 05.18.2021

  BrownWinick is thrilled to announce Justin G. Allen has joined the firm’s Litigation practice where he will assist clients in general litigation, government regulation, and white-collar criminal defense. 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 Read…

Four New Attorneys Join BrownWinick

By: BrownWinick | 05.05.2021

BrownWinick is excited to announce the addition of Nate Borland, Ross Curnow, Jeff Pierick and Caitlin Stachon to the BrownWinick Team. Nate Borland has joined the Employment law team with a primary area of expertise is in labor and employment law, including counseling, investigations, and trial practice. Nate graduated from Upper Iowa University in 2009, Read…

Patent Litigation Team Secures Victory After Eight-Year Battle.

By: BrownWinick | 03.23.2021

  The United States Supreme Court recently denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by the opposing party in a patent infringement matter handled by BrownWinick Patent Litigation attorney Michael Dee. Effectively ending more than eight years of vexatious litigation against five BrownWinick clients. The plaintiff, GS CleanTech, filed suit against five BrownWinick clients Read…

Nickerson Selected to the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Young Advisory Council

By: BrownWinick | 02.26.2021

  BrownWinick would like to congratulate attorney Jordan Nickerson for being selected to the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Young Advisory Council (YAC). Jordan recently began his three-year term on the council, where he brings not only a passion for helping others but a strong background in health law. The Young Advisory Council at UnityPoint Health – Read…

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…

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…