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Goosmann Law Attorneys Featured in The 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Goosmann Law Firm is proud to announce three attorneys featured in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Goosmann attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are Sioux City Managing Partner William Hale, Omaha Partner Warren Ford and Sioux Falls Attorney Stefan Szwarc.

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Ones to Watch recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years.

Sioux City Managing Partner William Hale is a business and intellectual property litigation attorney. He fights to protect businesses, CEOs, owners, and executives when things go wrong, and the proprietary information is stolen. Hale was recognized for Litigation- Intellectual Property. He is licensed to practice in Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

Omaha Partner Warren Ford is a Banking and Bankruptcy Lawyer. Ford was recognized for his work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation- Banking and Finance. He has represented more than 2,000 clients in Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Proceedings. He is licensed to practice in Nebraska, Iowa, and Colorado.

Sioux Falls Attorney Stefan Szwarc is an estate planning attorney who helps clients build and understand their estate, business, tax and asset protection plans. Szwarc was recognized for his work in Trusts and Estates. He is licensed to practice in South Dakota.


About Goosmann Law Firm

Goosmann Law Firm is the largest woman-owned law firm in the Midwest for trailblazers leading the way. They are one of the fastest growing law firms in the United States with locations in Omaha, Nebraska, Sioux City, Iowa, Spirit Lake, Iowa, and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Their clients range from local businesses to multinational Fortune 100 companies. Their areas of practice include Business, Estates, Employment, Disputes and Trials. Goosmann Law Firm is a proud member of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms. To learn more about the Goosmann Law Firm, visit their website at or call (855) 843-4531.

About Best Lawyers

For more than four decades, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, recognition by Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Candidates are only considered for one recognition at a time, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch or traditional Best Lawyers awards. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is not a seed list to Best Lawyers. All candidates are nominated and vetted by their peers. Click here to nominate a lawyer for recognition in an upcoming edition. Learn more about the methodology and process at