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Firm Profile

Foulston Siefkin LLP

Firm Profile

Wichita

  • Profile
  • 1551 N Waterfront Parkway
  • Suite 100
  • Wichita
  • Kansas
  • USA
  • KS 67206-4466

Firm profile submitted by Foulston Siefkin LLP

Managing Partner: Kevin J Arnel
Number of partners: 64 Number of other attorneys: 25


Foulston Siefkin LLP is the largest, and one of the oldest law firms in Kansas, tracing its origins to 1919. Today the firm has 89 attorneys, and has offices in Wichita, the state’s largest city; Topeka, the state’s capital; and KansasCity, a leading center for commerce in the Midwest. Foulston Siefkin is the only Kansas member of Lex Mundi, Employers Counsel Network and State Law Resources.

Main Areas of Practice

Administrative & Regulatory:

The firm represents companies, before the Kansas Corporation Commission, the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission and other agencies.

Appellate:
Foulston Siefkin attorneys have a reputation for incisive legal writing and determined advocacy and have been counsel of record in more reported federal and state cases in Kansas than any other firm.

Banking, Financial Services & Bankruptcy:
Foulston Siefkin is experienced representing lenders, financial institutions and other creditors in lending transactions, disputes, securities issues, loan enforcement, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy litigation.

Commercial & Complex Litigation:
The firm handles every variety of commercial litigation from the simple contract dispute to complex litigation, including class action, qui tam and white collar criminal defense cases. The litigation group includes seven members of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Construction:
Foulston Siefkin attorneys assist construction industry clients with a wide range of construction projects, from conception through completion and any dispute resolution.

Employment, Labor & Workers Compensation:
Over 20 employment law attorneys advise and represent employers in the full range of issues arising from the employer/employee relationship. The firm’s labor lawyers are experienced in responding to union organizing efforts, representing employers in unfair labor practice proceedings and negotiating collective bargaining agreements.

Energy:
Foulston Siefkin attorneys understand the complex issues involved in the oil and gas, electric, ethanol, biofuel and biomass, wind and nuclear sectors, and provide service in the areas of exploration, financial and commercial transactions, purchase and sales, operational production issues, title matters, leasing, marketing, transportation, regulatory compliance and litigation.

Environmental & Water Rights:
Foulston Siefkin is experienced in all areas of environmental law, related toxic tort litigation, regulatory and transactional areas and water rights issues in Kansas. Their attorneys have relationships with regulators and consultants on local, state and national levels. The team includes a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers.

Franchise:
The firm has represented local, regional and national franchisors, franchisees and franchise associations, including some of the best known franchise names, in the full range of franchise law issues.

General Business:
The firm’s experience in representing a diverse range of business clients, ranging from industry leading companies, to private equity firms, to sole proprietors, in local, state, regional, national and international transactions provides a wide-ranging perspective allowing the business attorneys to find creative and resourceful solutions to business issues.

Health & Senior Care:
The firm’s health law and senior care practice groups are experienced in handling complex government regulations and government investigations and are knowledgeable in Kansas and federal healthcare matters, including the Stark law, fraud and abuse and tax laws.

Insurance Defense:
Foulston Siefkin’s insurance defense attorneys have decades of experience and one of the most active trial practices in the region, defending medical malpractice actions, product liability and personal injury claims.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm’s depth and experience in the structuring, financing and successful completion of acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other business transactions rivals that of any law firm in the region.

Real Estate:
Foulston Siefkin’s real estate attorneys provide legal services on all types of real estate transactions. Real estate clients include developers, investors, lenders, borrowers, sellers, purchasers, landlords, tenants, landowners, businesses and entrepreneurs. The team includes a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.

Taxation & Employee Benefits:
The team assists individuals and businesses interpret, apply and utilize the rules of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and state laws. Foulston Siefkin’s taxation services include representation before the IRS, Kansas Department of Revenue and other taxing authorities and agencies, including all matters of tax litigation. Seven team attorneys hold an LLM in taxation.


Clients:

The firm represents a broad range of clients, including major financial institutions, corporations, public utilities, insurance companies, healthcare providers, manufacturers, franchisors and franchisees, agricultural and natural resource producers and processors, professional entities, construction companies and contractors and service providers. Clients include: Aeroflex, Wichita, Inc., American Adoptions, Athene USA, Bank of America, N.A, The Boeing Company, Bombardier Aerospace Learjet, Cargill Protein Group, Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Cobalt Boats, The Coleman Company, Inc., Commerce Bank, Cox Communications, Delta Dental of Kansas, Inc., EDF Renewable Energy, Envision, Inc., Freddy’s Frozen Custard, LLC, Galichia Medical Group, P.A., Hays Medical Center, Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation, Husky Liners, Inc., ICM, Inc., Intrust Bank, KCAMP, Koch Industries, Inc., Larksfield Place, Meritrust Credit Union, NeuHealth Systems, Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey Architecture, Social Networking Technology, Inc., Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., Stolz Management Corporation, Stormont-Vail HealthCare, Inc., The IMA Financial Group, Inc., TransPacific Oil Corp., University of Kansas, Via Christi Health System, Viega LLC, Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, Wichita State University and Wood Springs Suites.

Branches

  • 9225 Indian Creek Parkway,
  • 32 Corporate Woods,
  • Ste 600,
  • Overland Park,
  • Kansas
  • USA
  • KS 66210-2000
  • Tel +1 913 498 2100
  • Fax +1 913 498 2101
  • 534 South Kansas Avenue,
  • Suite 1400,
  • Topeka,
  • Kansas
  • USA
  • KS 66603
  • Tel +1 785 233 3600
  • Fax +1 785 233 1610