David M. Traster - Foulston Siefkin LLP

David M. Traster

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 316-291-9725

Mr. Traster works with clients on a wide range of environmental, water rights and natural resource challenges. He handles administrative matters before the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas Division of Water Resources as well as the U.S. EPA. His practice includes litigation and the facilitation of transactions where environmental and water resource issues are of concern. Mr. Traster also helps adult care homes with compliance and licensure issues. Mr. Traster enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list. In 2013, he was named the Wichita Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®. His peer memberships include the Environmental Law Institute and the Litigation Counsel of America.

Oral Roberts UniversityBA 1978Washburn UniversityJ.D. 1981
American Bar Association Kansas Bar AssociationSouthwest Kansas Bar Association Wichita Bar Association Litigation Counsel of AmericaWichita Area Chamber of CommerceLeadership Kansas

Client Comments

"David Traster is probably the leading water law attorney in Kansas. He has excellent knowledge concerning water law, as well as federal and state administrative law and procedures. He is great to work with, responsive, and candid in his analysis of complex legal matters."

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Wichita Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Wichita Metro Area
David M. Traster has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!David M. Traster has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Energy Law
Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Counseling, Enforcement Defense, Litigation, RCRA/Hazardous Waste, Superfunds/Environmental Remediation, Water Rights, Wetlands)
Litigation - Environmental
Water Law (Clean Water Act, Transactions, Water Quality, Water Resources Development, Water Rights, Wetlands)

Other Information

Gender: Male