Willard L. Boyd  III - Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Willard L. Boyd III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Bill Boyd is a member of the firm’s Business, Finance, and Real Estate Department and practices in the area of corporate law (organization, operation, and planning), regulatory law (financial institutions, health, insurance, and government contracts), and commercial law (secured loans, mergers, and acquisitions). Prior to joining Nyemaster Goode, Bill practiced with a law firm in Washington, D.C.

Bill is a frequent speaker on corporate governance, privacy, and business entity issues. He is a contributor to the Iowa Legal Research Guide, the Iowa State Bar Association Business Law Manual, and the Legal Guide for Iowa Nonprofits. He is a past Chair of the Business Law Section and Trade Regulation Section of the Iowa State Bar Association and on the Board of Editors of the ISBA Business Law Manual.  Bill is also active in the American Bar Association and serves as a liaison to the ABA Corporate Laws Committee. He is the current chair of the State and Local Bar Relations Committee and a past chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the ABA Business Law Section.

Bill received his B.A. with high honors from the University of Michigan and his J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law.

University of MichiganBA 1982University of Iowa College of LawJ.D. 1984

Client Comments

"William Boyd is an excellent lawyer. He is very responsive. He has the highest integrity and professionalism, and he is clearly one of the best!"

-Tim Haight
VP and Chief Counsel
John Deere Credit

"Bill is intelligent, very easy to work with, hardworking, and extremely responsive. He is one of the best outside counsel with whom I have worked, and he makes it easier for me to do my job in providing effective legal risk management for my company."

Office Location

700 Walnut Street, Suite 1600
Des Moines, IA 50309-3899
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Des Moines Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Non-Profit / Charities Law of the Des Moines Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Des Moines Metro Area
Willard L. Boyd III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Willard L. Boyd III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Willard L. Boyd III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Administrative, Antitrust, Banking, Commercial, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Services, General Corporate, Health Care, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Secured Transactions)
Health Care Law (Banking, Corporate, Government Contracts, Insurance, Joint Ventures, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving)
Non-Profit / Charities Law (Health Care, Tax-Exempt Organizations)

Other Information

Gender: Male