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William J. Daly

Bill Daly, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Privacy, Data Security, and Civil Fraud
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities and Equity Finance Law
  • Startups and Innovators

Admitted to Practice in

  • Illinois (2009)
  • Iowa (2012)

Contact Information

William J. Daly
Attorney, Vice President
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C.

Phone: (319) 731-2224
Fax: (319) 365-8443

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William’s Assistant

Name: Jean L. Sturtz
Phone: (319) 365-9461

About William J. Daly

Bill Daly is an Attorney and Vice President with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. Bill’s practice focuses on commercial and business law, finance, securities, sales and acquisitions of businesses, business contracts, and real estate. Bill serves as co-chair of the Firm’s Startups & Innovators Practice Group and is a 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers® Rising Star.  Prior to joining S&I in 2012, Bill practiced with two large Chicago-based law firms where his practice focused on general corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, loan financing, real estate, securities, and private equity matters.  Bill is admitted to practice in Iowa and Illinois.

Typical work for Bill includes:

  • Representing companies in all stages, ranging from initial formation through mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and divestitures.
  • Representing clients in securities offerings and securities compliance issues.
  • Representing clients in the purchase and sale of companies, including asset, stock, and merger based transactions.
  • Representing lenders in the structuring and documentation of loan transactions.
  • Representing clients in all forms of real estate matters, including the purchase and sale of real estate, leasing, and financing.
  • Preparing, negotiation, and reviewing all forms of business contracts.


  • University of Northern Iowa, B.A. Finance (with high distinction) (2005)
  • University of Iowa, J.D. (2009)
  • University of Iowa, M.B.A. (2009)

Professional Affiliations

  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Member of Business Law Section)
  • Linn County Bar Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • Great Plans Super Lawyers® Rising Star
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2016 – Banking and Finance Law
  • 2016 Corridor Business Journal Forty Under 40 Honoree

Community and Personal

  • Technology Association of Iowa – Eastern Iowa Connectivity Committee Member (2013 – Present) and Public Policy Committee Member (2017 – Present)
  • Iowa Startup Accelerator – Mentor-In-Residence (2014 – Present)
  • New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative — Board of Directors (2014- Present)
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids – Board of Directors (2013 – Present)
  • United Way of East Central Iowa – Education Solutions Team Member (2012 – Present)
  • Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa – Classroom Volunteer (2013 – Present)
  • Iowa Legal Aid (volunteer attorney)

Speeches and Publications

Bill regularly speaks to a diverse group of audiences regarding corporate and securities law matters, some representative speeches and presentations include:

  • University of Iowa (Venture School) – Bill has presented multiple times regarding entity formation, securities law, and raising capital
  • University of Iowa (Small Business Development Center 6-Week Startup Course) – Bill has presented multiple times regarding entity formation, securities law, and raising capital
  • Iowa Bar Association (Nuts and Bolts Seminary) – Bill presented  a Securities Law Primer
  • Iowa Startup Accelerator – Bill has presented multiple times regarding entity formation, securities law, and raising capital
  • Technology Association of Iowa (i2Iowa Conference) – Bill presented  a Securities Law Primer
  • University of Iowa (Executive MBA) – Bill presented regarding negotiations in his corporate law practice.
  • Cedar Rapids Association of Realtors  – Bill spoke regarding Entity Formation and Choice of Entity

Bill’s publications include:

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