Firm Overview

Established and Growing
Founded in 1929, Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C. is an established, yet growing, full-service business and litigation law firm. The firm is one of the largest in Iowa, with 70 attorneys and offices in downtown Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Ames, Iowa. The main office is located in the 13-story Davis Brown Tower in Des Moines, the economic and political capital of the state of Iowa.

Davis Brown is a progressive collaboration of talented law professionals committed to smart and creative solutions through a client-focused cooperative work environment. Along with an emphasis on diversity of ideas and perspectives, there are no cookie cutter practices at Davis Brown. This unique approach has led to over 50 areas of law – a list that continues to grow.

Davis Brown provides comprehensive legal services to clients ranging from private individuals to Fortune 500 corporations, as well as multinational corporations, not-for-profit groups, emerging companies, 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.

Lawyers offer depth and experience in a wide variety of areas: banking and finance; biotechnology; construction; corporate governance; corporate transactions; employment; finance; government relations; health law; immigration; investigations; insurance defense; litigation; labor and union work; mergers & acquisitions; patent and intellectual property; real estate; renewable energy; securities and capital markets; taxation; and white collar criminal defense.

Davis Brown also has a long history of community involvement within the Des Moines metro area and across the state of Iowa. 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, Iowa International Center, Ames Economic Development Commission, Capital City Pride, and many more. Each year, the firm is involved in over 100 community events and initiatives.

Recruited for their personal and academic excellence, creativity, integrity and motivation, the firm’s lawyers have a passion for their areas of practice and for the clients they serve, and have been recognized by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA. Davis Brown is ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners in all five practice areas included in the Iowa chapter of Chambers USA. The firm has also been recognized as the Best Law Firm in Des Moines for 14 consecutive years by the Des Moines Business Record.

Davis Brown Law Firm
The Davis Brown Tower
215 10th Street, Suite 1300
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Tel 1.515.288.2500
Fax 1.515.243.0654

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Davis Brown Law Firm

    2605 Northridge Parkway
    Ames, Iowa 50010
    Tel. 1.515.288.2500
    Fax 1.515.243.0654
  • Davis Brown Law Firm

    The Highland Building
    4201 Westown Parkway, Suite 300
    West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
    Tel. 1.515.288.2500
    Fax 1.515.243.0654

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