Kansas City Office
9225 Indian Creek Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66210-2000
Practice AreasCommercial & Complex Litigation
Trade Secret & Noncompete Litigation
EducationCreighton University School of Law, J.D. (1983)
Anthony (Tony) F. Rupp, Partner
Tony Rupp is the partner-in-charge of the Kansas City office. He is a trial attorney whose practice includes representation of universities, corporations, hospitals, municipalities, and trucking companies. Tony joined the firm in 2013 after practicing at Shughart Thomson & Kilroy and Polsinelli, P.C.
Mr. Rupp’s efforts were recognized in 2008 by the Johnson County Bar Association, which named him the third recipient of the Honorable Earl E. O’Connor Civility Award recognizing professionalism, honor, integrity, preparation, and advocacy.
Based on his work on behalf of municipalities he was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2013 and 2016 Litigation – Municipal “Lawyer of the Year” for Kansas City – Kansas, and the 2017 Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.” Mr. Rupp enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers and is listed in Chambers USA as a leading general commercial litigation attorney in the United States. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list and The Best Lawyers in America© for the areas of commercial litigation and other categories as well.
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
Argued appeals in Kansas and Missouri and in the federal courts.
Extensive experience in arbitration and mediation.
Law clerk to the Hon. Dale Saffels, U.S. District Court, Kansas, 1983-85
Polsinelli, P.C. (previously Shughart Thomson & Kilroy, P.C.) 1985-2013, becoming a partner in 1990