Derick C. Albers   |   Associate

Derick Albers worked with a team of attorneys to secure a record-setting $60 million verdict on behalf of a nonprofit health clinic arising from a fraudulent leasing scheme.

Practice Areas:Commercial Litigation, Taxation, Securities Litigation, Trust & Estate Litigation, Insurance, Banking Litigation
Philip J. Mackey   |   Member

Mr. Mackey is a zealous advocate who focuses his practice on litigation of employment matters and other commercial disputes.

Practice Areas:Labor & Employment, Commercial Litigation
David W. Gearhart   |   Member

David Gearhart litigates employment and benefit disputes, and counsels clients on immigration, employment, and human resource matters.

Practice Areas:ERISA, Immigration/Inmigracion, Labor & Employment
Carleen B. Griffith   |   Associate

Carleen B. Griffith is an associate in the Lewis Rice litigation department and has experience in commercial and civil litigation.

Practice Areas:Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Environmental, Chemical & Toxic Tort, Labor & Employment, Information Technology
Duane L. Coleman   |   Member

Duane L. Coleman concentrates his litigation practice on complex business disputes in both federal and state courts as well as in arbitrations.

Practice Areas:Appellate Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Environmental, Chemical & Toxic Tort, Transportation
Larry E. Parres   |   Member

Larry Parres represents national, regional, and local financial institutions, with particular knowledge regarding Chapter 11 bankruptcy and business restructuring.

Practice Areas:Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Banking & Financial, Banking Litigation
Charles F. Miller   |   Member

Charles Miller is the Chairman of the real estate department of the Firm’s Kansas City office. His variety of real estate clients provides him the opportunity to work on a wide spectrum of real estate projects and issues.

Practice Areas:Closely Held Businesses, Partnerships & Joint Ventures, Municipal Law, Zoning & Finance, Construction Law, Commercial Litigation, Financing Transactions, Real Estate
David A. Fitzpatrick   |   Member

Dave Fitzpatrick is a litigator with experience representing clients on matters relating to bankruptcy and creditors' rights; environmental, chemical & toxic tort; and products liability.

Practice Areas:Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Environmental, Chemical & Toxic Tort, Products Liability, Admiralty
David B. Helms   |   Member

David Helms is a commercial litigator with a broad range of experience in several specialized ‎areas of the law including antitrust, health care, securities litigation, Telephone Consumer Protection Act/media law, and product ‎liability.

Practice Areas:Antitrust, Class Action, Health Care, Information Technology, Media & Communications, Products Liability, Securities Litigation
Elizabeth A. O'Brien   |   Associate

Elizabeth A. O’Brien is an associate in the corporate department. Her practice focuses on corporate formations and structuring, employee benefits and healthcare compliance, and commercial leasing and real estate matters.

Practice Areas:Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pension & Employee Benefits, Franchise Law, Health Care