Founded in 1929, Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C., provides comprehensive legal services to clients ranging from private individuals to Fortune 500 corporations, as well as multinational corporations, not-for-profit groups, the state and its agencies and political subdivisions, hospitals and regulated industries. The firm's clients conduct business on a local, state, national and international basis.
With a growing practice of more than 75 attorneys and offices in downtown Des Moines, as well as West Des Moines, Ames and Emmetsburg, our firm offers legal services in a wide variety of areas including administrative law, business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, government relations, immigration, patent law and intellectual property, biotechnology, real estate, securities, taxation and litigation.
Further extending our reach, as the exclusive Iowa member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 leading independent law firms in more than 100 countries, the firm has immediate access to the resources of other member firms across the world. Lex Mundi limits membership to one law firm per state based upon quality of legal services, multi-faceted practices, and the breadth and depth of expertise of members of the firm in traditional and emerging industries and areas of the law.
In recognition of their legal expertise and commitment to their clients, Davis Brown attorneys have been nationally rated by Best Lawyers, Chambers USA and Super Lawyers. In addition, 36 Davis Brown attorneys are AV-rated, the highest level of professional excellence, by Martindale-Hubbell®. The firm has also been recognized as the Best Law Firm in Des Moines for nine consecutive years by the Des Moines Business Record and was recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® and Fortune Magazine as one of the "Top Ranked Law Firms" in the United States.
The Davis Brown Law Firm has a long history of community involvement within the Des Moines metro area and across the state of Iowa and we believe it is our obligation to promote our communities through pro bono work, community service and charitable giving. Many of the firm's lawyers hold leadership positions in local civic, charitable and political organizations-including the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, Polk County Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Des Moines Public Library Foundation, Ames Economic Development Commission and many more.