Christopher M. Hurst - Foulston Siefkin LLP

Christopher M. Hurst

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Mr. Hurst focuses primarily on income tax minimization strategies, including the tax aspects of business transactions, entity formation and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, partnerships, limited liability companies and other business combinations. He has substantial experience structuring, negotiating and documenting mergers and acquisitions; representing companies and individuals in private debt and equity transactions; and in structuring, negotiating and closing various types of business transactions and financings. He frequently advises clients on any number of business-related issues, including entity formation, corporate governance, federal and state taxation, joint ventures and strategic partnering, licensing and executive compensation. Mr. Hurst regularly represents individuals, corporations, non-profit organizations and other business entities before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local tax departments. He also serves as the firm’s international tax chair. Mr. Hurst enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list. In 2011 and 2013, he was named the Wichita Tax Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®.

University of FloridaUniversity of FloridaJ.D. 1981University of Notre DameBA 1978
American College of Tax CounselAmerican Bar Association Kansas Bar Association Tax SectionWichita Bar Association Goodwill Industries of KansasFundamental Learning CenterHeartspring, Inc.Wichita State University

Client Comments

"Chris has an excellent understanding of Tax Law and M&A. He can quickly grasp complex issues and boil them down into an analysis that is easy to understand. I enjoyed working with him."

-Bill Wallisch
Cobalt Boats

Office Location

1551 N Waterfront Parkway, #100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Wichita Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Wichita Metro Area
Christopher M. Hurst has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Christopher M. Hurst has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Tax Law (Controversy, Income Tax, Limited Liability Companies, State and Local Tax, Subchapter S Corporations, Tax Planning, Transactions)

Other Information

Gender: Male