William W. Graham

  • General Civil Practice
  • Trials and Appeals in State and Federal Courts
  • Business, Employment and Product Liability Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation

Bill Graham maintains an extensive trial practice, arguing cases before judges and juries in both state and federal courts. Throughout his career, it has been his privilege to advocate for clients involved in a wide spectrum of cases, from complex business and intellectual property disputes to personal injury and professional liability claims, as well as employment, product liability, family law and estate and trust litigation.

Bill has been elected to fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers, the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers, and Litigation Counsel of America. He has been inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Outside the trial arena, Bill regularly represents and advises clients on legal and transactional issues involving corporate, business and personal matters.

Bill is also honored to serve as Chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa. In that capacity, he advises the Episcopal Bishop of Iowa and diocesan leadership on a broad range of legal issues.

Bill has earned an AV Peer Review Rating, the highest rating available, from the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers Directory, a rating that reflects both his high degree of legal ability as well as his close adherence to high standards of professional ethics and responsibility.

  • Boston College Law School (J.D. 1977)
  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A. cum laude, 1974)
Bar Admissions:
  • Iowa
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
Professional Affiliations:
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court (Master, C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Great Plains Super Lawyer selection in areas of General Litigation, Business Litigation and Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in America selection in area of Litigation – Labor and Employment