Bill Moreau is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm Barnes & Thornburg and co-chairs its Public Policy Group within the Governmental Services & Finance Department. He also chairs the firm's interdisciplinary Higher Education Practice Group. Mr. Moreau represents clients before local, state, and federal legislative, administrative, and regulatory bodies. Trained as a litigator and appellate advocate, he served now-U.S. Senator Evan Bayh for five years as, in succession, his deputy secretary of state/chief of staff, gubernatorial transition director, chief of staff, and legislative director.
Mr. Moreau's 22 sessions of work before the Indiana General Assembly have involved him in a wide array of issues, including intellectual property, environmental, tax, healthcare, trade practices regulation, and research and development initiatives. He represents clients before the Indiana congressional delegation as well. Mr. Moreau regularly represents clients in public procurement negotiations. He serves as general counsel of the Alliance for Indiana's Future, Inc.
Mr. Moreau graduated from Purdue University and, while working on Capitol Hill for then-U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, the Georgetown University Law Center . By appointment of Governors Bayh and O'Bannon he was a trustee of Purdue from 1991 to 2003.
He is admitted to practice before all Indiana courts, U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.