Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen P.C. has been ranked by U.S. News – Best Lawyers for 2023 as a “Best Law Firm” in 20 practice areas.  

The list recognizes firms who exhibit professional excellence with impressive ratings from their clients and peers. Ranked firms are presented in tiers on a national and/or metropolitan scale. 
 

Metropolitan Tier 1

Des Moines

Banking and Finance Law

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Commercial Litigation

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Corporate Law

Employment Law – Management

Family Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Labor Law – Management

Land Use & Zoning Law

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Real Estate Law

Trusts & Estates Law
 

Metropolitan Tier 2
Des Moines

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

Litigation – Real Estate

Nonprofit / Charities Law
 

Metropolitan Tier 3

Des Moines

Tax Law 

 

The announcement follows recent U.S. News’ 2023 Best Lawyers in America® rankings, in which 23 attorneys of the firm were named to all three of its recognition lists, including:
 

  • Two attorneys selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in three areas of law in Des Moines:

Amy Plummer – Banking and Finance Law and Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Ronald L. Mountsier  – Tax Law

 

  • Four attorneys selected for the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list:

Regan Conder – Family Law 

Cody J. Edwards – Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law 

Sierra McConnell – Corporate Governance and Compliance Law and Privacy and Data Security (first year recognized)

Will Reasoner – Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Real Estate, and Litigation – Trusts and Estates (first year recognized)

 

  • Nineteen attorneys recognized for The Best Lawyers in America 2023:

Jeffrey G. Baxter – Business Organizations including LLCs and Partnerships, and Real Estate Law

Benjamin Bruner –  Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Transactions / USS Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, and Real Estate Law 

Ted Craig – Commercial Litigation (first year recognized)

Howard O. Hagen – Banking and Finance Law and Financial Services Regulation Law 

Thomas D. Hanson  – Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation 

Jill R. Jensen-Welch –  Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment 

John E. Lande – Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation and Privacy and Data Security Law 

Ronald L. Mountsier – Tax Law 

Bryan P. O’Neill – Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment 

Mollie M. Pawlosky – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Commercial Litigation 

Amy Plummer – Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, and Corporate Law 

David M. Repp – Nonprofit / Charities Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates law 

Russell L. Samson – Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management 

Melissa A. Schilling – Education Law, Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment 

William B. Serangeli  – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, and Real Estate Law 

William R. Stiles – Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Corporate Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, and Real Estate Law 

Paul R. Tyler – Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law

David Wetsch – Real Estate Law (first year recognized)

Mary A. Zambreno – Family Law 
 


About Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C.

Experience You Need. Results You Want. 

Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. is a general practice law firm in Des Moines, Iowa. Our attorneys provide a full range of legal and business counseling services to a client base that includes large corporations, small businesses, governmental entities and not-for-profit organizations with interests in Iowa. From a $60-per-month rental office with one attorney nearly 85 years ago, Dickinson Law has grown into a leading general practice firm that proudly serves clients in all of Iowa’s 99 counties. We consider ourselves teammates in the interest of our clients’ success. Ultimately, our goal is to provide legal services and counseling which enhance the reputation of both the client and the attorney involved.