Firm Profile

Foulston Siefkin LLP

Headquarters

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

Firm Details

A tradition for legal excellence in Kansas since 1919.

Foulston Siefkin is proud of our rich Kansas heritage. As the largest and one of the oldest law firms based in Kansas, we are committed to providing our state with the highest level of legal services. Our clients, many also based in Kansas, are industry leaders not just in Kansas but also throughout the world. Our attorneys, recruited from the best law schools in the Midwest, are some of the most respected legal minds in the profession, and are active leaders in their Kansas communities in business and charitable organizations and state and local bar associations.

Foulston Siefkin is the largest law firm in Kansas with nearly 90 attorneys and offices in Wichita, Kansas City and Topeka. Now in its 99th year, Foulston Siefkin has developed a tradition for legal excellence in a full range of legal services for businesses, organizations and individuals.

With Foulston Siefkin, our clients experience the best of both worlds: a law firm large enough to provide the expertise, resources and knowledge recognized nationally as among the best, and small enough to provide the personal, high-value delivery of legal service clients expect and deserve in Kansas.

Management

Kevin J. Arnel
Managing Partner
James P. Rankin
Partner in Charge- Topeka Office
James D. Oliver
Partner in Charge-Kansas City Office

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Kansas with 55 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Commercial Litigation with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Copyright Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Corporate Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Employment Law - Management with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Energy Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Environmental Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Health Care Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Antitrust with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Banking and Finance with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Construction with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Environmental with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Municipal with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Litigation - Securities with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Mining Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Natural Resources Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kansas in Water Law with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Wichita with 41 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Commercial Litigation with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Copyright Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Employment Law - Management with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Energy Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Environmental Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Topeka in Health Care Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Health Care Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Labor Law - Management with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Antitrust with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Overland Park in Litigation - Banking and Finance with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Construction with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Environmental with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Overland Park in Litigation - Municipal with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Mining Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Wichita in Trademark Law with 2 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
  • Fifty-four Foulston Siefkin attorneys were selected by their peers to be included in the 2015 edition
  • Chambers USA ranked Foulston Siefkin as the overall leading law firm in Kansas in 2014

Clients

  • AVIVA USA
  • Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation
  • Catholic Diocese of Wichita
  • Commerce Bank
  • Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.
  • Fox & Hound Restaurant Group
  • Freddy's Frozen Custard
  • Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Nueterra Healthcare
  • Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
  • Stormont-Vail Healthcare, Inc.
  • The Coleman Company, Inc.
  • Value Place LLC
  • Via Christi Health
  • Wichita State University
 

About Our Clients

Aeroflex, Wichita Division
American Adoptions
American Restaurant Partners, L.P.
Arthritis Research Foundation
Bank of Kansas
Berry Companies, Inc.
Boot Hill Casino & Resort
Bombardier Aerospace Learjet
Bowman Bowman
Cancer Center of Kansas, P.A
Capitol Federal Financial
Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation
Catholic Care Center
Catholic Diocese of Dodge City
Catholic Diocese of Wichita
Central Bank and Trust Co.
Cereal Food Processors, Inc.
Cessna Aircraft Company
CGF Industries, Inc.
Champps Americana
Chem-Trol Inc.
CIBOR, Inc. (Center of Innovation for Biomaterials in Orthopaedic Research)
CIP Investment Properties
City of Wichita
Coffey Health Systems
Commerce Bank
CornerBank, N.A.
Cox Communications
Crawford & Company
Crum & Forster
Davis-Moore Auto Group
Dean E. Norris, Inc (DEN)
Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc.
Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co., Inc.
DPIC Companies, Inc.
DTYdirect.com
Duke Energy
EDF Renewable Energy
EDP Renewables North America (f/k/a Horizon Wind Energy)
Envision, Inc.
First Federal Bank of Kansas City
FlightSafety International
Foley Equipment Co.
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group
Freddy’s Frozen Custard
Galichia Medical Group, P.A.
Garvey Elevators, Inc.
Goodwill Industries of Kansas, Inc.
Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, Inc.
Guggenheim Partners
Hays Medical Center, Inc.
Hays/Russell Water District
Health Facilities Group, LLC
Heartspring, Inc.
HollyFrontier Corporation
Howard + Helmer architecture
Hutchinson Regional Medical Center
Iberdrola Renewables
ICM, Inc.
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.
Integra Technologies LLC
Integrated Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Intermed Insurance Company
INTRUST Bank Invista
J-A-G Construction Co.
Jeff Krehbiel Associates
Jet Midwest, Inc.
KaMMCO
Kaneb Pipe Line Company
Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute
Kansas City Urology Care, P.A.
Kansas County Association Multiline Pool (KCAMP)
Kansas CVS Pharmacy
Kansas Dental Association
Kansas Health Care Stabilization Fund
Kansas Orthopaedic Center, P.A. 
Kansas Park Trust, Inc.
Kemper Insurance Companies
KETCH

Key Gas Corp.
Koch Industries, Inc.
KPTS, Inc. 
KVC Behavioral HealthCare Kansas, Inc.
Larksfield Place
LodgeWorks Corp.
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.
McCormick Armstrong Co., Inc.
McCoy Petroleum Corporation
Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas, Inc.
Mesa Operating Co.
Mid Kansas Engineering Consultants
Murfin Drilling Co., Inc.
Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co.
Newman University
Novick Inc.
Nueterra Healthcare
PBA Architects, P.A.
Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Pioneer Wind Energy
Pratt Community College
Pratt Regional Medical Center
Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America
Professional Engineering Consultants
Professional Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
Ranger Insurance Co.
Raven Wind Energy
Reece & Nichols Realtors
RPM Access
RSUI Group, Inc.
SAFECO Property & Casualties Ins. Co.
Schaefer, Johnson, Cox, Frey Architecture
Security Benefit
Sedgwick County Zoological Society, Inc.
Shelley Electric, Inc.
Shelter Insurance Companies
Slawson Exploration
Snodgrass & Sons Construction Co, Inc.
South Central KS Health Insurance Group
Spangenberg Phillips Architecture
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
Sports Car Club of America, Inc.
Starkey, Inc.
Sterling College
Stoltz Mangement Corporation
Stormont-Vail Healthcare, Inc.
Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital
TECT Aerospace
Textron Aviation

Texaco, Inc.
TFI Family Services, Inc.
The Boeing Co.
Bank of America, N.A.
The Coleman Company, Inc.
The Hayes Company Inc.
The Home Depot
The IMA Financial Group, Inc.
The Waldinger Corporation
TransPacific Oil Corp.
Travelers Construction Insurance
Tri-State Generation & Transmission Association, Inc.
United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, Inc.
University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc.
Utica National Insurance Group
Value Place LLC 
Veriprime, Inc.
Vess Oil Corporation
Via Christi Clinic
Via Christi Health System, Inc.
Viega LLC
WDM Architects P.A.
Wichita Area Technical College
Wichita Area Builders Association
Wichita Business Coalition on Health Care, Inc.
Wichita Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Wichita Nephrology Group, P.A.
Wichita State University
Wichita Surgical Specialists, P.A.
Wichita Technology Corporation
Wilson County Medical Center Foundation
YUM! Brand franchisees

Contacts

James P. Rankin
Administrative/Regulatory
785-233-3600
Karl N. Hesse
Adoption
316-291-9554
Larry G. Rapp
Agribusiness
316-291-9583
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
Terry C. Cupps
Creditors' Rights/Bankruptcy
316-291-9504
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
Toby Crouse
Governmental Liability
913-253-2135
Scott C. Palecki
Health Care
913.253.2128
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
Eric K. Kuhn
Workers Compensation
316-291-9724

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
  • Non-Profit / Charities 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
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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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

Topeka Tower, Suite 1400

534 South Kansas Avenue

Topeka, KS 66603

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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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