Firm: Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C.
Address: 215 10th Street, Suite 1300
Des Moines, IA 50309
University: Creighton University, 1990, Creighton University School of Law, 1993
Admitted: 1993, Iowa; 1997, Nebraska; 2005, Minnesota
Biography: CONCENTRATION Bill Hanigan is a shareholder of the Davis Brown Law Firm. As a member of the firm's Business Division, he has a general practice in, but not limited to, the areas of business organizations and transactions, agribusiness, debt restructuring, corporate reorganization, mergers & acquisitions, finance and securities. Bill represents clients in Iowa and across the Midwest that produce renewable fuels and develop related emerging technologies. He advises other agricultural clients about business development, financing, regulation and reporting issues related to their industries. Bill has effectively negotiated financing, construction, management, marketing and other commercial contracts to ensure organizations meet their short and long-term financial targets. In addition, he helps clients buy and sell important business assets. Bill's practice includes business litigation and arbitration. He represents clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration proceedings. His assistance to clients with disputes against the state and federal government include contract disputes and constitutional claims involving the Equal Protection Clause, the Commerce Clause and the Takings Clause. PUBLICATIONS, SPEECHES AND SEMINARS Bill is a frequent writer and speaker at various industry events. He recently spoke at the Iowa Land Investment Expo, the state's premier forum for businesses and individuals with an interest in farmland, investment real estate, commodities, economics and rural development. He also presented a continuing legal education seminar for Iowa Bar Association members regarding the JOBS Act of 2012. This new law changes the way companies raise and account for capital in the United States.•“Farm Bill Nearly Finished, ” Bill Hanigan, Agriculture.com, January 2014 OF NOTE Bill previously practiced public accounting and was tax counsel to U.S. Senator Charles Grassley where he assisted the Senator in his role as a member of the Finance Committee.Articles •Davis Brown Presenting at the Land Investment Expo •Iowa Utilities Board/Dakota Access Pipeline hearing Thursday •Iowa landowners file lawsuit against Iowa Utilities Board •Bill Hanigan presents at 2015 Biofuels Financial Conference •Bill Hanigan and Sarah Franklin Quoted by AgriNews •Davis Brown Presenting at the Land Investment Expo •Bill Hanigan Quoted in Agriculture.com Article •Bill Hanigan Quoted in Des Moines Register Article on SEC Ruling on General Solicitation •Bill Hanigan and Mark Wickham to Present at Annual Land Investment Expo •Tax Law Blog: New Taxes on Farmland Sales for 2013 •Davis Brown to Host Webinar that Examines the Proposed Versions of the 2012 Farm Bill •Bill Hanigan and Mark Wickham Featured as Guest Bloggers •Webinar - HR 3606 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) •JOBS Act of 2012 - Webinar Friday, March 30 •Davis Brown Sponsors 5th Annual Iowa Land Investment Expo •Bill Hanigan Joins Davis Brown Law Firm