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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. He also has represented litigation clients in the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Mississippi, Northern District of Illinois, Western District of Missouri, Western District of Louisiana, and Eastern District of Texas.

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
  • State of Indiana v. George Agapios, M.D., No. 29A09-1504-CR-243 (Ind. App. 2015)
  • 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)
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Speaking Engagements
  • Moderated a nationwide teleconference on IRS return preparer penalties, American Bar Association and American Law Institute
  • Participant, nationwide teleconference on privileges in tax controversies, American Bar Association
  • "Privileges in Tax Controversies," Tennessee Federal Tax Institute
  • Featured speaker, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Williams is a regular speaker at programs sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties and Committee on Standards of Tax Practice, and other organizations.
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