Terry C. Cupps
Wichita Office
1551 N. Waterfront Parkway
Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466
T: 316.291.9504
F: 866.738.3154
Practice Areas
Creditors' Rights/Bankruptcy
Commercial & Complex Litigation
Business & Corporate Law
Real Estate
Banking & Financial Services
Emerging Small Business
Washburn University, J.D. (1982)
  • magna cum laude, Executive Director - Washburn Law Journal
Kansas State University, B.S., (1978)
  • Kansas (1982)
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Terry C. Cupps, Retired

Mr. Cupps retired as a partner from Foulston Siefkin in 2016 after 34 years with the firm. His career included extensive and varied experience representing creditors in bankruptcies, out-of–court workouts of problem credits, receiverships and foreclosures. Mr. Cupps also represented clients in the acquisition and sale of assets of troubled companies in bankruptcies and receiverships. Over the years, Mr. Cupps garnered substantial experience in representing trustees in the administration and enforcement of defaulted industrial revenue bonds and represented lenders in documenting secured loan transactions. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Cupps enjoyed Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers and was also listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® List, and Chambers USA as a leading corporate attorney in the United States. His peer memberships included the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Wichita Bankruptcy Council and the Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council.
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights and Litigation - Bankruptcy, 1993-2016 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)
  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® List, 2006-2015 (a Thomson Reuters business)
  • Identified by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in the area of Corporate/M&A Law, 2010-2016
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council
  • Wichita Bankruptcy Council
Community Involvement
  • Kansas State University Alumni Association
  • Kansas State University Foundation President’s Club
  • Life Member of the Washburn Law School Alumni Association

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  • Chrysler LLC - Represented auto dealer with claim in excess of $1 million

  • SemGroup - Represented oil and gas producers with secured claims and administrative claims in excess of $70 million and midstream marketer with a claim in excess of $30 million

  • White Energy LLC - Represented trade creditor and counterparty to executory contracts

  • Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. - Represented unsecured creditor with claims in excess of $2 million

  • General Growth Properties, Inc - Represented a national tenant

  • Brooke Corporation - Represented secured creditor

  • Pilgrim's Pride Corporation - Represented administrative and unsecured trade creditor

  • Crescent Oil Company, Inc. - Represented lessor and unsecured creditor

  • Commissary Operations, Inc. - Represented unsecured creditor and defended preference claim

  • Wild West World, LLC - Represented unsecured trade creditors

  • Chit Chat Americas, LLC - Represented trade creditor and national service provider

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation - Represented creditor with unsecured claims and administrative claims in excess of $10 million

  • Meyer's Bakeries, Inc. - Represented unsecured trade creditor

  • A-Plus Galvanizing, Inc. - Represented trustee of industrial revenue bonds in excess of $5 million

  • Next Wave Wireless, Inc. - Represented secured creditor

  • Ameriserve Food Distributors, Inc. - Represented trade creditors

  • Sunbeam Corporation - Represented environmental creditors

  • Gateway Ethanol, LLC - Represented consortium of secured creditors with claims in excess of $10 million

  • Rolling Thunder Gas Gathering, LLC - Represented secured creditor with claim in excess of $2 million

  • Farmland Industries, Inc. - Represented trustee of utility revenue bonds in excess of $10 million

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    -Comment, 20 Washburn Law Journal, 178

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