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.
The Best Lawyers in America®, Government Relations Practice, 2014
Professional and Community Affiliations
American Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
Federal Bar Association
Secretary, Iowa Chapter, 2005-2007
Board of Directors and Secretary, Holiday Park Baseball Club, 2006-2008
Pro-bono representation, Science Center of Iowa, 2002-2003