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Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross and Baskerville, PLC

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

High-profile firm with significant capabilities in corporate and financial structuring, business and asset acquisitions, and commercial lending. Also active in corporate governance, regulation and compliance matters. Assists with matters related to the SEC, private equity and venture capital funds. Also active in the renewable energy and healthcare sectors.

Strengths

"I know they can deliver even against tight timelines," notes an interviewee, adding: "They put the client at the heart of the relationship and are always there."

Another source highlights the team's"broad platform of attorneys."

Notable practitioners

Christopher Sackett is the firm's managing partner and concentrates his practice on transactional issues, often acting for financial services clients. He offers additional strength in the corporate advisory field.
"Chris's strength is his client-first approach. He's not just a great attorney but also a great business person. He is able to give advice on where a business issue might trump a legal point."

Doug Gross has expertise in corporate transactions, often acting on matters in the agricultural sector. His experience spans sales, purchases and financing transactions.

Drew Larson assists clients from the automotive sector with corporate and financing transactions. His practice also includes advising on strategic investments and corporate restructuring matters.
"I like working with him; I think he's very practical."

Michael Blaser is respected for acting on a variety of corporate and financing transactions, particularly in the agricultural industry.
"He's very well connected with the Iowa agriculture industry."

William Brown offers vast experience in a wide range of transactions, as well as providing advice on regulatory compliance.

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Corporate/M&A Department

Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross and Baskerville, PLC

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Department location

666 Grand Avenue

Suite 2000

Ruan Center

Des Moines

Iowa

USA

IA 50309

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Iowa

Corporate/M&A


Christopher R Sackett
Band 2
Doug Gross
Eminent Practitioners
Drew Larson
Up and Coming
Michael R Blaser
Band 3
William Brown
Senior Statespeople