Practicing as Smith & Kramer, P.C. and Of Counsel to Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.
Bill is Of Counsel to the Bradshaw Law Firm and was previously a senior partner in another Des Moines law firm. His background includes practicing as a C.P.A. for a major accounting firm and a smaller firm here in Des Moines following his graduation from college and he has practiced law actively for 35 years. Bill practices primarily in criminal and administrative defense work related to business and employer issues including environmental compliance (EPA), criminal and civil tax defense, Medicare and Medicaid issues, money laundering, structuring, fraud allegations as well as Qui Tam actions. In addition, a substantial portion of his practice involves business related issues for, primarily, large agricultural operations.
Certified Public Accountant, 1970, Illinois
Received the Elijah Watt Sells Award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1970
Guest Lecturer on Criminal Tax - Drake University Law School, 1982-2000
|Practice Areas||General practice including, but not limited to Agricultural Law, Business Law and Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Law, Litigation and Trial Law|
The University of Iowa (B.B.A., Accounting, 1967)
The University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 1968)
|State Bar Admissions||Iowa, 1968|
|Federal Court Admissions||
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Blackstone American Inn of Court
|Professional Memberships and Admissions||American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
Polk County Bar Association
|Key Clients||Center Fresh Egg Farm L.L.P.
DeCoster Enterprises, LLC
Estherville Foods, Inc.
Hawkeye Pride Egg Farms, LLP
Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC
Quality Egg of New England, LLC
Quality Egg, LLC
Ryko Manufacturing Co.
Sioux County Egg Farm, LLP
Sunrise Farms, Inc.