Willard L. "Bill" Boyd III

Willard L. "Bill" Boyd III


Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

Recognized since 2005

Des Moines, Iowa

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

Health Care Law

Nonprofit / Charities Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Corporate Law
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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, certificate of need, insurance, and government contracts), and commercial law (secured loans, contracting matters, mergers, and acquisitions). Bill has extensive experience representing financial institutions, insurance companies, health care providers, and non-profits, including foundations. 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. Bill is also active in the American Bar Association and serves as a liaison to the ABA Corporate Laws Committee. He is a past chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee and the State and Local Bar Relations 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.

PRACTICE AREAS
Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Business, Finance, & Real Estate
Nonprofit Organizations
Mergers and Acquisitions Insurance
Health Care
Corporate Governance
Business Organizations
Business and Commercial Transactions
Banking and Secured Transactions
Data Breach and Information Security
Higher Education and Title IX Law

EDUCATION
University of Michigan (B.A., with high honors)
University of Iowa (J.D., with distinction)

BAR ADMISSIONS
Iowa
Missouri
District of Columbia
Minnesota

Location

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

Bar Admissions

  • Iowa, The Iowa State Bar Association
  • Missouri, The Missouri Bar
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar
  • Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Nonprofit / Charities Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Corporate Law

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

  • Nonprofit / Charities Law, Des Moines (2022)
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law, Des Moines (2020)
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law, Des Moines (2018)
  • Health Care Law, Des Moines (2014)
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law, Des Moines (2012)
  • Corporate Law, Des Moines (2011)

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

  • Health Care Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law

Special Focus

  • Administrative
  • Antitrust
  • Banking
  • Commercial
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Services
  • General Corporate
  • Government Contracts
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving
  • Secured Transactions
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations

Awards:

  • Chambers USA

"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 (John Deere Credit), Johnston, IA

"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."

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