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Brennan R Block

Brennan R Block

Attorney at the Brown Winick Law Firm of Des Moines, IA
  • Business Law, Agricultural Law, Real Estate Law...
  • Iowa
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Summary

Brennan R. Block is an associate attorney with BrownWinick and has a general business practice including, but not limited to, entity formation, corporate governance, commercial contract drafting, mergers and acquisitions, securities, growth capital, startups, real estate, finance, utilities and environmental law.

In the past few years, Brennan has served as lead or associate counsel on a variety of M&A transactions, ranging in value from $5,000 to over $27 million. He's also assisted many business partners with the strategic negotiation of an exit from their partnership or, vice versa, with the negotiation of a buy-out of another partner's interest. He specializes particularly in helping clients select and form business entities that are strategically tailored to the clients' goals.

Brennan graduated from the Creighton University’s Heider College of Business, where he received his B. S., magna cum laude, in Business Administration and participated in the 3-3 Pre-Law program.

Brennan received his J.D. from the Creighton University School of Law, magna cum laude, with a Business Law Certificate. During law school, Brennan was the Research Editor of the Creighton Law Review. In addition, Brennan received multiple CALI Awards for receiving the highest law school grades in: Taxation of Business Enterprises, Business Associations, Professional Responsibility, Property II, Legal Research & Writing II, Civil Procedure II, and Environmental Law.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Agricultural Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Aviation Law
  • Corporate Formation and Governance
  • Public Private Partnerships (P3s)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I welcome the opportunity to discuss your situation and how my legal services will provide you value.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Please do not hesitate to contact me for an estimate of legal fees for any given transaction/situation/issue you are facing.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Iowa
Supreme Court of Iowa
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Professional Experience
Law Clerk
Union Pacific Railroad - Real Estate
Current
Education
Creighton University School of Law
J.D. | Business Law
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Honors: magna cum laude
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Creighton University
B.S. | Business
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Honors: magna cum laude
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Awards
Outstanding Law School Achievement Awards
CALI
Achieved the highest law school grades in the following subject matters: Taxation of Business Enterprises, Business Associations, Professional Responsibility, Property, Legal Research & Writing, Civil Procedure, and Environmental Law.
Professional Associations
Iowa State Bar Association
Current
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Polk County Bar Association
Current
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State Bar of Iowa
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Nebraska Trade Secret Protection: The Forum Selection Conundrum Facing Trade Secret Owners After the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
Creighton Law Review
Speaking Engagements
Construction Law Seminar
Certifications
Business and Tax Law Certification
Creighton University School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Firm Website
Blog
Aircraft Dry Lease Checklist
Blog
What really is an S Corp?
Contact & Map
Brown, Winick, Graves, Gross, Baskerville & Schoenebaum P.L.C.
666 Grand Avenue Suite 2000 Ruan Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
USA
Telephone: (515) 242-2441