M. Cory Nelson   |   Associate

Cory Nelson is an associate in the Firm's litigation department where he assists clients in a wide array of complex commercial litigation matters at both the trial court and appellate levels.

Practice Areas:Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation, Class Action, Appellate Litigation
Jeffrey H. Pass   |   Of Counsel

Jeffrey H. Pass’ practice focuses on a variety of general business transactions, with emphasis on business acquisitions and dispositions.

Practice Areas:Corporate, Tax Credits & Economic Development Incentives, Business & Corporate Finance, Banking & Financial, Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Richard A. Ahrens   |   Member

Rich Ahrens’ environmental litigation practice includes representation of manufacturing and mining clients in toxic tort actions, as well as defense of cost recovery and cleanup actions under CERCLA and state law.

Practice Areas:Environmental, Chemical & Toxic Tort, Class Action, Appellate Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Natural Resources and Alternative Energy
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
Timothy G. Stewart   |   Member

With more than 20 years’ experience, Tim Stewart has developed a sophisticated tax practice advising clients ranging in size from large, publicly traded multinational corporations to smaller, individually owned business entities and start-up operations on an array of tax issues.

Practice Areas:Taxation
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
Matthew J. Madsen   |   Member

Matt Madsen helps affluent private clients successfully navigate the complexities attendant to their wealth planning.

Practice Areas:Estate Planning & Probate, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Closely Held Businesses, Partnerships & Joint Ventures
John C. Bodnar   |   Member

John C. Bodnar represents public and private company clients from across the country in varied industries in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, and general corporate law.

Practice Areas:Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities
Rosemarie M. Karcher   |   Member

Rosemarie M. Karcher focuses her practice on the areas of commercial finance, real estate law, and corporate law.

Practice Areas:Banking & Financial, Business & Corporate Finance, Financing Transactions
Benjamin A. Lipman   |   Member

Ben Lipman's practice is primarily focused on media law, though he has a diverse practice as a litigator and commercial real estate attorney.

Practice Areas:Media & Communications, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Municipal Law, Zoning & Finance, Real Estate