Brad C. Epperly

Brad C. Epperly

Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Recognized since 2014

Des Moines, Iowa

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Commercial Litigation

Government Relations Practice

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Government Relations Practice
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Brad Epperly is a member of the firm's Governmental Affairs Department representing clients as a lobbyist at the state capitol before the legislature, the Governor, and regulatory agencies. His work as legislative counsel involves a broad spectrum of public policy issues, including economic development, labor and employment issues, workers' compensation, gaming, and utilities. In addition, Brad also practices in the areas of creditors' rights, construction law, and general civil litigation, representing Wells Fargo Bank and the Iowa Economic Development Authority, serving as general counsel for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, and representing contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. Brad began his legal practice with a firm in Omaha, Nebraska, followed by employment as in-house counsel with Norwest Financial, and then as a shareholder with a West Des Moines law firm before joining Nyemaster Goode. Brad has been a regular speaker in the area of creditors' rights. He is a past Board member for the local chapter of the Federal Bar Association and has served on the Board for the youth baseball program in West Des Moines.

Brad received his B.B.A. with honors from the University of Iowa in 1990 and his J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1993.

Government Affairs
Construction and Development
Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy
Higher Education and Title IX Law
Higher Education and Title IX Law

University of Iowa (B.B.A., with honors, 1990; J.D., with distinction, 1993)

Iowa, 1993
Nebraska, 1993
Admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Iowa and Nebraska.

Shareholder, Pingel & Templer, P.C.
Assistant General Counsel, Norwest Financial
Associate, Brashear & Ginn


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


  • The University of Iowa , J.D., graduated 1993
  • The University of Iowa, BBA, graduated 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, The Iowa State Bar Association
  • Nebraska, Nebraska State Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Government Relations Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Des Moines (2020)
  • Government Relations Practice, Des Moines (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice

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