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Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum, P.L.C.

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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Government Relations Practice

Working with Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum has been an outstanding relationship for us and has resulted in excellent outcomes.

William Dodds Optimae Life Services

Communications Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum is the premier communications law firm in Des Moines. Its attorneys are extremely knowledgeable about communications law, particularly Iowa state communications law.

Thomas Dethlefs Century Link

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum has provided exceptional, cost-effective work for CenturyLink. I have worked the most with Sheila Tipton, who is a former member of the Iowa Utilities Board. She has a keen understanding of how the Iowa Utilities Board works, its staff, its rules and relevant statutes. She and her firm have been an invaluable resource for CenturyLink in the proceedings it has had before the Iowa Utilities Board.

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

The team at Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum were responsive and understanding of our manufacturing business. They offer practical advice that is well-tailored to the circumstances. They are overall good business lawyers.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

The team at Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum are very responsive and able to work well with counsel for the other side in deals.

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum has a very deep and talented attorney staff. We are able to work through multiple business issues with 6-7 different attorneys at the firm. This breadth of experience and specialized knowledge is extremely helpful given the variety of issues we experience in day to day business acquisitions, start-ups and operations.

Todd Carlson Henning Holdings and Affiliated Companies

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum are able to handle this area with ease. I have used them for multiple entities across jurisdictions.

Craig Ibsen Next Level Ventures Fund I, LLLP

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum is an outstanding law firm with a very comprehensive practice. They are able to serve clients' needs across a spectrum of specialties. What sets them apart is the responsiveness to clients' needs. They are available 24/7 depending on the project, which is important in M&A.

Craig Ibsen Next Level Ventures Fund I, LLLP

Employment Law - Management

Brown Winick has a wide variety of experts. When my business has a question or issue I can just go to my main contact and she directs me to the appropriate expert.

Dan McCarty 4Touch, LLC d/b/a QA Graphics

Government Relations Practice

My perspective on this Brown Winick's work has been developed over their 7+ years of representation of my employer's interests to IA government. I have witnessed their staff's ability to comprehend our business needs, effectively engage with and shape the perspectives of influencers, while representing our business interests in a professional, respectful and effective fashion.

Dave Berger Scientific Games

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum won a very difficult Iowa Supreme Court case for me with national implications.

Energy Regulatory Law

I've worked with Sheila Tipton, Haley Van Loon, and Doug Gross from Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum on several occasions as an expert witness and hold them in the highest regard. They combine an excellent understanding of the subject matter along with sensitivity to political issues and are pragmatic in helping clients resolve their cases.

Christopher Russo

Energy Law

I've worked with Sheila Tipton, Haley Van Loon, and Doug Gross from Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum on several occasions as an expert witness and hold them in the highest regard. They combine an excellent understanding of the subject matter along with sensitivity to political issues and are pragmatic in helping clients resolve their cases.

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum is among the very best law firms I have dealt with over my utility career. In addition to the expertise and responsiveness, Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum's professionals are a pleasure to work with.

Water Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum provides outstanding service and great insights.

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum provides great practical advice.

Energy Law

My work with Sheila Tipton at Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum has been particularly rewarding. She is incredibly effective, using a mix of her knowledge and experience to navigate complex utility matters. She has built a stellar reputation as an Iowa-based energy lawyer, and it reflects well upon her firm.

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Beth Coonan and the team at Brown Winick has been fantastic to work with. We're a small growing business and they always have our best interest to guide us to where we should be!

Katie Patterson Happy Medium, LLC

Health Care Law

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum is thorough and timely. They have become my go-to for all matters related to our business. They are always willing to find creative billing solutions when the budget requires, and they aren't stuck in the past.

Matt Willaert nThrive

Health Care Law

In the four years we've been working with Brown Winick, we have had nothing but a great experience with their entire team. They have a deep understanding of our specific industry and the nuances of our business which has been invaluable. Based on their track-record with us, I know that I can fully trust the work product and advice that I receive from them without hesitation. We look forward to continuing our relationship with this firm into the future.

Greg Corban BroadJump

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Working with Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum has been the easiest part of starting a company. They are professional, passionate, patient and personable.

Matt Pelzer DMCG/MadRamps

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

I have worked with Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum for several years and in many different specialties (employment, corporate, M&A, partnership negotiation) and have found their team to be exceptional with expertise in each category. They are highly responsive and genuine with the company's best interest in mind.

Todd Skokan BirdDogHR

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Overall responsiveness from Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum is very good. However, it can be quite inconsistent between attorneys. I know my phone call will always be returned, I just don’t know when.

Curtis Leaverton

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum is an extremely valuable extension of our senior leadership and has played a significant role in our business success and growth over the past six years. Their broad and deep commercial business expertise and unmatched responsiveness to urgent matters makes Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum our exclusive 'go-to' legal partner.

Steven L'Heureux Igor Tech

Real Estate Law

The advice that Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum provides does more to remove confusion than to compound it. The firm gives top level environmental advice when we need it.

Paul Hayes JSC Properties, Inc.

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum has assisted us on acquisition opportunities, partnership agreements, property issues, trust and by/sell agreements, and other everyday legal needs. Every time we have needed them, they have responded in a timely manner with comprehensive answers or solutions. I would refer Brown, Winick to any size business for any needs they may have.

Bruce Sherman Packaging Distribution Services

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

We have used Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville and Schoenebaum for advice on acquisition opportunities.