Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Robert A. (Beau) Gamble as the "Des Moines Best Lawyers Banking Lawyer of the Year" for 2010.
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 16th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2010), is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The lawyers being honored as "Lawyers of the Year" have received particularly high ratings in our surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Steven Naifeh, Managing Editor of Best Lawyers, says, "We continue to believe - as we have believed for more than 25 years - that recognition by one's peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Robert A. (Beau) Gamble on being selected as the 'Des Moines Best Lawyers Banking Lawyer of the Year' for 2010."
Gamble, a senior shareholder in the Davis Brown Law Firm, is also the Chair of Financial Institutions, Public Finance, and Securities Departments. His practice includes financial institutions, financial institution holding companies, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financing matters, and regulatory compliance. he has served as general counsel to the Iowa Bankers Association since 1997.