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Practice Areas

Class Actions

Our attorneys have handled a wide variety of class action matters both in state and nationwide class actions. The firm has obtained substantial settlements and victories for class members in a wide variety of areas, including antitrust, consumer protection, health care, and oil and gas disputes.

Complex Litigation

Our strong reputation, in numerous areas of litigation, is due in part to working with and against most of the major litigation law firms in the United States. Several of our lawyers began their careers at large law firms in major cities, while others served as law clerks for federal and state judges. The end result is that we are comfortable in virtually any courtroom, conference room, or arbitration panel in the country. Simply put, we can pursue nearly any case, anywhere—regardless of size, industry, or geography.

Oil & Gas

Our attorneys have decades of experience representing royalty owners and other clients in the oil and gas industry throughout Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Texas. We bring a national reputation to the table and our significant results and recoveries for our clients speak for themselves. With attorneys licensed in multiple states, the firm is well equipped to handle matters involving oil, natural gas, NGLs, helium, propane, and other related minerals or hydrocarbons.

Antitrust

Our attorneys have substantial experience representing consumers and businesses in direct purchaser and indirect purchaser antitrust class actions. The firm has served as lead counsel on behalf of nationwide classes as well as on behalf of dozens of states.

RICO

Our attorneys have substantial experience in defending and pursuing claims for civil racketeering under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1961, et seq. The firm has pursued civil RICO cases against defendants in the automotive, financial, laundry, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals industries, with a particular focus on the intentional underpayment of monies owed to individuals and small businesses under leases or contracts with larger entities. In the Midwest region, our firm’s attorneys are some of the most experienced and respected RICO practitioners.

Appeals

Our attorneys have vast experience briefing and arguing cases in state and federal courts of appeals, including the Kansas Supreme Court, the Iowa Supreme Court, and the Tennessee Supreme Court; the Second, Third, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court.

MDLs

The firm has been involved in numerous Multi-District Litigation cases as sole lead counsel, co-lead counsel, and executive committee members throughout the Midwest. The firm continues to both create and support such cases.

Agriculture

Our attorneys have considerable experience handling agriculture-related disputes and litigation. The firm has represented clients successfully in a wide variety of matters including surface and sub-surface water, minerals, crop damage, genetic seeds, GMOs, and the international grain trade.