Comprehensive Legal Representation
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
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
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 seven 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.