William J. Wimmer

William J. Wimmer


William J. Wimmer is a multi-client lobbyist with a government relations practice spanning all levels of local, state and national government.  He has represented clients before almost every legislative standing committee in Iowa, as well as most agencies of state government.

Background Information

Bill was born and raised in Creston, Iowa and graduated from Creston High School in 1967. He earned his A.A. Degree from Southwestern Community College in 1969 and his B.S. Degree in 1971 from Northwest Missouri State University.  He attended a Masters Program in Speech Communications at the University of Nebraska in Omaha from 1971-1973.  In 1973, he was admitted to Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where he received his J.D. Degree in 1976.

Bar Admissions

Iowa (1976 - Present)

Professional Recognition/Honors & Accomplishments

AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale/Hubbell
Best Lawyers® in America (2011) - Government Relations
Award of Exceptional Service, Supreme Court of Iowa, 2006
Distinguished Service Award, Iowa Trial Lawyers Association, 2002


  • Polk County Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Iowa Association for Justice
  • Member, West Des Moines Soccer Club Board
  • Coach, Soccer and Little League Baseball in West Des Moines