Bret R. Kassen   |   Associate

Bret Kassen is a litigation associate in the Firm’s Kansas City office where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation.

Practice Areas:Commercial Litigation, Banking Litigation, Products Liability
Gary M. Smith   |   Member

Gary Smith represents local and national clients in employment and business litigation, with a special niche in the area of class action.

Practice Areas:Labor & Employment, Class Action, Commercial Litigation, Immigration/Inmigracion
Timothy E. Kastner   |   Member

Tim Kastner provides counsel and support to multi-national corporations, middle market ‎businesses, and emerging growth companies while focusing his business law practice on ‎mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance, product distribution, and government ‎contracting matters.

Practice Areas:Mergers & Acquisitions, Banking & Financial, International, Corporate
James V. O'Brien   |   Member

As a certified public accountant with an advanced tax law degree, Jim O'Brien brings a deep business background to his extensive commercial litigation practice.

Practice Areas:Admiralty, Antitrust, Environmental, Chemical & Toxic Tort, Insurance, Products Liability, Professional Liability, Taxation, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Douglas M. Nieder   |   Member

Doug Nieder’s areas of practice include products liability, premises liability, class actions, chemical and toxic torts, environmental law, and commercial litigation.

Practice Areas:Class Action, Environmental, Chemical & Toxic Tort, Products Liability
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
Jacqueline K. Graves   |   Associate

Jacqueline Graves practices with the Lewis Rice litigation department, and has experience in commercial and civil litigation.

Practice Areas:Commercial Litigation
Robert W. Tormohlen   |   Member

Robert Tormohlen is an attorney with more than 20 years' experience handling complex business and commercial disputes.

Practice Areas:Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Products Liability, Labor & Employment, Construction Law
Marisa L. Byram   |   Member

Marisa Byram represents national and local retailers, developers, lending institutions and municipalities in connection with property assemblages, shopping center development, and ground leases.

Practice Areas:Real Estate, Corporate
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