Bradley Williams concentrates his practice in white collar crime, grand jury proceedings, federal taxation, section 1983 litigation, proceedings before federal and state administrative agencies, legal and regulatory compliance, health care, and the False Claims Act (including qui tam litigation).

Bradley came to Ice Miller in 1988, following a 10 year career with the United States Department of Justice. He previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, and as First Assistant. He was named Acting United States attorney in 1987.

Trial and Appellate Experience

Bradley has participated in numerous jury and non-jury trials, as well as appeals in federal and state courts, and proceedings before administrative agencies. Bradley has also represented individual and corporate clients in numerous grand jury investigations at the state and federal level. Examples include:

Bradley led the defense team representing a police officer in a heavily-publicized civil rights case arising out of a police action shooting. The jury returned a defense verdict.

Bradley defended two individual clients accused of money laundering and currency structuring violations. Both were acquitted. 

Bradley successfully represented a government official in the first qui tam action tried to a jury in the state of Indiana. 

Bradley successfully defended a business owner accused of violating the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. 

Bradley has represented clients in numerous appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits, the Supreme Court of Indiana, and the Indiana Court of Appeals.

As a prosecutor, Bradley tried a wide variety of cases, including mail fraud and public corruption, income tax evasion, environmental litigation, employment discrimination, and federal program fraud.

Reported and Representative Cases
  • United States v. Ronald Johnson, 680 F.3d 966 (7th Cir. 2012) (pro bono)
  • United States v. Ronald Johnson, 668 F.3d 540 (7th Cir. 2012) (pro bono) McCarthy v. Fuller, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61337 (S.D. Ind.)
  • McKinney v. Duplain, 2007 WL 1128852 (S.D. Ind.)
  • McKinney v. Duplain, 463 F.3d 679 (7th Cir. 2006)
  • Nauyokas v. Harvey, No. 05-1448 (6th Cir. 2005)
  • McKinney v. Duplain, 2005 WL 2044862 (S.D. Ind.)
  • McKinney v. Duplain, 2005 WL 2077488 (S.D. Ind.)
  • Banco Del Atlantico, S.A. v. Stauder, 2005 WL 1925830 (S.D. Ind.)
  • Turner v. City of Evansville, 740 N.E.2d 860 (Ind. 2001)
  • Snodderly v. R.U.F.F. Drug Enforcement Task Force, 239 F.3d 892 (7th Cir. 2001)
  • Turner v. City of Evansville, 729 N.E.2d 149 (Ind. App. 2000)
  • Sullivan v. City of Evansville, 728 N.E.2d 182 (Ind. App. 2000)
  • Hoosier Environmental Council, Inc. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2000 WL 1428664 (S.D. Ind.)
  • Hoosier Environmental Council, Inc. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 105 F.Supp.2d 953 (S.D. Ind. 2000)
  • U.S. ex rel. Durcholz v. FKW Inc., 189 F.3d 542 (7th Cir. 1999)
  • Schneider & Co., Inc. v. U.S., 1999 WL 550307 (S.D. Ind.)
  • U.S. ex rel. Durcholz v. FKW Inc., 997 F. Supp. 1143 (S.D. Ind.)
  • U.S. ex rel. Durcholz v. FKW Inc., 997 F. Supp. 1159 (S.D. Ind. 1998)
  • U.S. v. Trigg, 119 F.3d 493 (7th Cir. 1997)
  • Gigax v. Boone Village Ltd. Partnership, 656 N.E.2d 854 (Ind. App. 1995)
  • U.S. v. Hollingsworth, 27 F.3d 1196 (7th Cir. 1994)
  • Jacobs v. State, 640 N.E.2d 61 (Ind. App. 1994)
  • U.S. v. Hollingsworth, 9 F.3d 593, (7th Cir. 1993)
  • U.S. v. Williams, 792 F. Supp. 1120 (S.D. Ind. 1992)
  • U.S. v. Shetterly, 971 F.2d 67 (7th Cir. 1992)
  • U.S. v. Pickard, 787 F.Supp.155 (S.D. Ind. 1992)
  • Flick v. Blevins, 887 F.2d 778 (7th Cir. 1989)
  • Pollution Control Industries of America, Inc v. Reilly, 715 F. Supp. 219 (N.D.Ill. 1989)
Firm Publications
Published In
  • "‘And the Hits Just Keep on Coming’ — The Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction for Health Care Professionals," National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers The Champion magazine, December 2015 
  • "Does the Johnson Act Inhibit Riverboat Gaming on the Great Lakes?," 2 Gaming Research and Review Journal 1.
  • "Survey of Recent Developments in Health Law -- Fraud and Abuse," 40 Indiana Law Review 931
  • "Survey of Recent Developments in Health Law -- Fraud and Abuse," 39 Indiana Law Review 1063
  • Monograph, "A Primer on Privileges in Tax Controversies," 55th Annual Tennessee Federal Tax Institute
  • Monograph, "The Tax Adviser Privilege Under Code Section 7525," American Bar Association Section of Taxation National Teleconference
  • Monograph, "Understanding Civil, Criminal and Administrative Sanctions Against Return Preparers," American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties
  • Monograph, "Confidentiality in Tax Practice," American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Committee on Standards of Tax Practice
  • Williams authored numerous other published and unpublished papers on the subjects of environmental crime, currency reporting requirements, tax controversies and privileges.
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