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Foulston Siefkin LLP

Headquarters

1551 North Waterfront Parkway, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466
United States
(316) 267.6371

Firm Details

Celebrating its centennial year in 2019, Foulston Siefkin LLP is the largest firm in Kansas with nearly 90 lawyers and offices in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita. We are proud to be one of the oldest law firms in the state and look forward to a bright future providing premier legal services to our clients for another 100 years or more. Our Kansas base allows us to offer clients the attractive value proposition associated with our affordable locale as well as the benefits associated with receiving hands-on, personal attention from lawyers recognized among the very best in the United States.

The firm represents a broad range of clients with state, national, and global business interests. Foulston Siefkin’s industry experience is equally broad. We represent agriculture, energy, and natural resource producers and processors; general construction entities and subcontractors; corporations; financial institutions; franchisers and franchisees; health care and senior care providers; insurance companies; manufacturers; professional entities; public utilities; service providers; and others.The firm’s practice areas cover the legal spectrum; a description of some of our largest practice areas follows. 

Civil and Complex Litigation: Administrative representation; antitrust; banking; business contract and commercial disputes; class actions; data breach; insurance defense; intellectual property; mediation and alternative dispute resolution; qui tam; and tort defense in personal injury, products liability, professional malpractice, and property damage cases

Business Matters: Commercial bankruptcy; contracts and agreements; corporate and entity formation; corporate finance; e-business; energy; environmental; federal and state taxation, including tax planning, contested tax disputes, elder law, and estate planning; franchise and distribution; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; oil and gas; privacy and data security; private equity and venture capital; private placements; public policy law and government relations; real estate and construction; regulatory compliance; succession planning; tax-exempt organizations; and wind energy and water rights

Employment and Labor: Affirmative action plans; employee relations; employee benefits; Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); employment contracts and non-compete agreements; employment discrimination defense; immigration; National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) representation; organized labor; Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA); and wage and hour

Health Care Law: Regulatory and corporate compliance programs; anti-kickback matters; electronic health records; EMTALA; fraud and abuse; government investigations; HIPAA privacy and security; licensing, accreditation, and certification; managed care; medical malpractice; peer review and risk management; professional liability defense; reimbursement; and Stark law

Management

Kevin J. Arnel
Managing Partner
Jeremy L. Graber
Partner In Charge - Topeka Office
Anthony (Tony) F. Rupp
Partner in Charge-Kansas City Office

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Kansas with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas with 56 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Commercial Litigation with 13 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Corporate Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Employment Law - Management with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Health Care Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Health Care Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Insurance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Insurance with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 12 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Overland Park with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita with 42 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Overland Park in Commercial Litigation with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Commercial Litigation with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Corporate Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Employment Law - Management with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Insurance with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 9 lawyers

Awards

  • Kansas Law Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation
  • 34 Foulston Siefkin LLP attorneys have been named a Lawyer of the Year in their practice areas

Contacts

James P. Rankin
Administrative/Regulatory
785-233-3600
James D. Oliver
Antitrust & Trade Regulation
913-498-2100
James D. Oliver
Appellate Law
913-498-2100
William R. Wood II
Banking & Financial Services
316-291-9772
Michael J. Norton
Commercial & Complex Litigation
316-291-9743
Wyatt A. Hoch
Construction
316-291-9769
William P. Matthews
E-Commerce
316.291.9556
Timothy P. O'Sullivan
Elder Law
316-291-9564
Christopher M. Hurst
Emerging Small Business
316-291-9507
Douglas L. Hanisch
Employee Benefits & ERISA
316-291-9748
Boyd A. Byers
Employment & Labor
316-291-9716
Karl Hesse
Energy
316-291-9554
Charles P. Efflandt
Environmental Law
316-291-9551
Timothy P. O'Sullivan
Estate Planning & Probate
316-291-9736
Harvey R. Sorensen
Family Business Enterprise
316-291-9774
William R. Wood II
Franchise
316-291-9772
William R. Wood II
General Business
316-291-9772
Gary L. Ayers
Government Investigations and White Collar Crime
316-291-9530
Brooke Bennett Aziere
Health Care
316.291.9768
Donald D. Berner
Immigration
316-291-9738
Craig W. West
Insurance Defense Litigation
316-291-9784
James P. Rankin
Insurance Regulatory
785-233-3600
William P. Matthews
Intellectual Property
316-291-9556
Kyle Steadman
Mediation/Dispute Resolution
316-291-9523
Harvey R. Sorensen
Mergers & Acquisitions
316-291-9774
Charles J. Woodin
Oil, Gas & Minerals
316-291-9552
Harvey R. Sorensen
Private Equity & Venture Capital
316-291-9774
David E. Rogers
Product Liability
316-291-9708
Amy S. Lemley
Professional Malpractice
316-291-9584
James P. Rankin
Public Policy Law and Governmental Relations
785-233-3600
Patricia Voth Blankenship
Real Estate
316-291-9767
William R. Wood II
Securities
316-291-9772
Kevin J. Arnel
Tax Exempt Organizations
316-291-9761
Christopher M. Hurst
Taxation
316-291-9507
David M. Traster
Water Rights
316-291-9725

Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

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Overland Park, KS

32 Corporate Woods, Suite 600

9225 Indian Creek Parkway

Overland Park, KS 66210-2000

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(913) 498.2100

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Topeka, KS

822 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 200

Topeka, KS 66612-1203

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(785) 233.3600

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Wichita, KS

1551 North Waterfront Parkway, Suite 100

Wichita, KS 67206-4466

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(316) 267.6371

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