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Awards – Brownstein Earns National Recognition

At Brownstein, accolades mean the most when they recognize the qualities important to enhancing our firm culture. Those include the vast talent of our attorneys and policy professionals, our community service and our pro bono legal work.

Our national rankings also demonstrate the firm’s growth over the last year. Brownstein is ranked at No. 162 on The American Lawyer’s top 200 law firms according to revenue—up from No. 168 the year before. In Washington, D.C. our government relations team is now one of the top three federal lobbying shops based on revenue.


Brownstein attorneys are recognized in various practice areas and markets nationwide. The many individual accolades include:

Chambers and Partners recognized 32 individual attorneys and 12 practices at Brownstein in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide.

The 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes 46 attorneys from Brownstein selected in 35 different categories ranging from energy and environmental law to government relations practice and bet-the-company litigation.

The 2015 Intellectual Asset Magazine (IAM) included three attorneys in Brownstein’s Intellectual Property Group in the Patent 1000 Rankings.


Brownstein received the 2014 Partners in Philanthropy award from the Denver Business Journal. The firm was also named the Philanthropic Business of the Year – Private for 2015 by Vegas Inc and Greenspun Media Groups in their annual Angel Awards, a recognition of the firm’s efforts to improve life in Southern Nevada. More than 70 percent of the attorneys and policy professionals at Brownstein sit on boards of nonprofit and civic organizations.

Pro Bono

Brownstein’s pro bono program is recognized by The American Lawyer at No. 80 among the top 200 law firms in the nation. Brownstein was recognized by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada with the 2014 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award and honored for contributions to the Children’s Attorney Project in both 2010 and 2011. The  Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County also recognized Brownstein with their Philanthropist of the Year Award in 2013. The firm has achieved the Colorado Supreme Court’s 50 hour pro bono commitment every year since 2011.