Bill Vernon is a member of Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC, where he concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and business planning. His primary practice is protecting and advocating creditors' and debtors' rights, secured transactions, banking and corporate law, real estate transactions, construction law and contractor dispute resolution and civil tax audit defense.
Mr. Vernon followed his law degree with a Master of Laws in Taxation and admission as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1979. With this CPA background, Mr. Vernon’s expertise provides for unique analysis and support services for business litigation and advocacy. "Understanding the financials behind the dispute is an important element of ensuring your position is simple, clear, authoritative, and attainable."
Banking Litigation. Mr. Vernon represents many lenders and creditors to protect and assert their rights. When the repayment risk of financed collateral and credit facility increases, Mr. Vernon advises how to prevent asset dissipation and protect loan repayment sources. Mr. Vernon is a frequent speaker at foreclosure and creditor rights seminars.
Commercial or Business Litigation. Mr. Vernon has focused his practice on the business side of legal advocacy from business agreement preparation and analysis to enforcement. Mr. Vernon practiced as a CPA with a big 8 accounting firm prior to practicing law.
Construction & Design Practice. Mr. Vernon’s clients include owners, surety’s, general contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. Mr. Vernon represents clients on all facets for government and private projects from contract drafting through contract dispute resolution. As a past President and Board member of the Cedar Rapids Home Builders Association, Mr. Vernon has counseled on all areas of construction expertise and development regulation.
Mr. Vernon is a frequent speaker at seminars involving loan transactions and foreclosures, mechanic's liens, and construction contract transactions, including:
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Holtman and Stone make Iowa’s Top 10 Attorney List
Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Super Lawyer Inclusions were: Nicolas Abou-Assaly, J. Scott Bogguss, Matthew J. Brandes, James A. Gerk, Robert Hatala, Stephen J. Holtman, David W. Kubicek, Eric W. Lam, Michael McDonough, Darrel A. Morf, Paul P. Morf, Iris E. Muchmore, Mark A. Roberts, James E. Shipman, Roger W. Stone, William Vernon, Kevin J. Visser, and Thomas D. Wolle.
Attorneys, Christine Conover, Matt Hektoen, Jacob Koller and Carrie Thompson were selected as 2013 Great Plains Rising Stars®. Rising Stars candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Iowa are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.
Drake University Law School
University of Missouri College of Law
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ASSOCIATIONS, BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
Iowa State Bar Association
Linn County Bar Association
City of Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance/Chamber of Commerce
Cedar Rapids Home Builders Association
National Czech & Slovak Museum
Cedar Rapids Visitors and Convention Bureau