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The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Recognizes Fourteen Attorneys in Practice Areas

August 16, 2019

Des Moines, Iowa (August 16, 2019)  Fourteen attorneys at Ahlers & Cooney, P.C., a Des Moines-based law firm, were recognized in respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 edition for Des Moines. Attorney Randy Stefani was also recognized as Best Lawyer of the Year- Construction Law in Des Moines for 2020.

After each name in parentheses is the year that the lawyer was first recognized by Best Lawyers.

Mark W. Beerman

  • Trusts and Estates (2003)

J. Eric Boehlert

  • Municipal Law (2013)
  • Public Finance Law (2011)

Andrew J. Bracken

  • Education Law (2013)
  • Commercial Litigation (2013)
  • Employment Law – Management (2013)
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment (2013)

John H. Bunz

  • Public Finance Law (2013)

Jennifer Clendenin

  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers (2015)

R. Mark Cory

  • Public Finance Law (2019)

Elizabeth A. Grob

  • Municipal Law (2013)

John D. Hintze

  • Corporate Law (2008)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2007)

David H. Luginbill

  • Commercial Litigation (2013)
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2013)

Nathan J. Overberg

  • Civil Rights Law (2015)
  • Employment Law – Management (2013)

Ronald L. Peeler

  • Education Law (2013)

Randall H. Stefani

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation (2007)
  • Commercial Litigation (2007)
  • Construction Law (2020) – 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Des Moines
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs (2013)

Andrew T. Tice

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2013)
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers (2020)

James Wainwright

  • Litigation – Municipal (2020)

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About Ahlers & Cooney

For over 130 years, Ahlers & Cooney has been providing comprehensive legal services to local, state, national and international businesses, educational institutions and municipalities. More information can be found at: www.ahlerslaw.com or www.bestlawyers.com.