Julie Johnson McLean


Julie is a senior shareholder of the Davis Brown Law Firm in the Business Division. She has a general practice in, but not limited to, the areas of banking, bankruptcy, business organizations and transactions, commercial transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Julie provides legal counsel to lenders, creditors and debtors in commercial transactions and bankruptcy matters. She represents businesses on a full spectrum of contract, commercial and corporate matters and advises buyers and sellers in acquisitions and dispositions in transactions of various sizes.

Awards & Honors

  • AV­® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell. An AV­­ certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
  • The Best Lawyers in America© 2021,­ Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Julie has been ranked since 2011. 
    • Best Lawyers® 2015 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in the Des Moines metro.