Wendell F. Cowan - Foulston Siefkin LLP

Wendell F. Cowan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 913-253-2134

Mr. Cowan practices in the area of litigation and employment law. With over three decades in the practice of law, Bud has accumulated extensive experience in employment-related litigation and consultation. He has litigated hundreds of trials and administrative hearings defending businesses and municipalities in discrimination, wrongful discharge and civil rights cases. He has been a criminal prosecutor, entrepreneur and Fortune 50 company legal department supervisor, has designed programs saving millions of dollars and has created novel responses to the ever-changing employment law environment. Bud has experience in consultation and litigation of the litany of employment law intricacies: ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA, OSHA, civil rights, Title VII and unemployment and workers’ compensation. He has also presented numerous risk-avoidance seminars and provided consultation to various business groups, employers and attorneys on personnel law issues concerning discipline and claims. Additionally, he has created a diversity awareness program for a 30,000 employee workforce. Cowan is also listed in the Best Lawyers of America in the area of Labor and Employment Law.

Kansas State UniversityBS 1969Washburn UniversityJ.D. 1974
Washburn University School of Law Alumni AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationKansas Bar Association Kansas Association of Defense Counsel Defense Research Institute

Office Location

32 Corporate Woods, Suite 600
9225 Indian Creek Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66210-2000
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Kansas City-KS Metro Area
Wendell F. Cowan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Insurance Law
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male