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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes 22 Foulston Attorneys, Employment, and Litigation Practices

November 28, 2022

Foulston law firm and individual attorneys have been announced in Benchmark Litigation’s latest rankings. The legal publication focuses exclusively on litigation in the U.S. and conducts research through extensive interviews with litigators, dispute-resolution specialists, and clients in addition to examination of recent casework and professional peer and practitioner feedback. Since 2008, Benchmark Litigation has provided state firm rankings, national firm rankings, lists of top litigation stars, and special designations to identify leading litigation law firms and lawyers in America. 

In this year’s edition of the Benchmark Litigation USA rankings, Foulston is listed as one of three “highly recommended” firms in Kansas. The following attorneys were also ranked in this publication’s Kansas jurisdiction:

  • James M. Armstrong, Litigation Star
  • Gary L. Ayers, Litigation Star
  • Jeff P. DeGraffenreid, Litigation Star
  • Holly A. Dyer, Litigation Star
  • Jay F. Fowler, Litigation Star
  • Wyatt A. Hoch, Litigation Star
  • Jeffery A. Jordan, Litigation Star
  • Scott C. Nehrbass, Litigation Star
  • Michael J. Norton, Litigation Star
  • David E. Rogers, Litigation Star
  • Tony F. Rupp, Litigation Star
  • Kyle J. Steadman, Litigation Star
  • Craig W. West, Litigation Star
  • Rachel N. Wetta, Future Star

In this year’s edition of the Benchmark Litigation Labor & Employment rankings, Foulston is listed as the only “highly recommended” firm in Kansas. The following attorneys were also ranked in this publication’s Labor and Employment – Midwest jurisdiction:

  • James M. Armstrong, Labor and Employment Star
  • Vaughn Burkholder, Labor and Employment Star
  • Boyd A. Byers, Labor and Employment Star
  • Tara Eberline, Labor and Employment Star
  • Charles E. McClellan, Labor and Employment Star
  • Forrest T. Rhodes, Jr., Labor and Employment Star
  • David E. Rogers, Labor and Employment Star
  • Teresa L. Shulda, Labor and Employment Star
  • Rachel N. Wetta, Labor and Employment Star

In this year’s edition of the Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List the following Foulston attorneys were ranked in the Midwest jurisdiction for these practice areas:

  • David R. Green – Construction, Commercial
  • Clayton J. Kaiser – White Collar Crime

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As the largest law firm based in Kansas, with offices in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita, Foulston Siefkin LLP provides legal services to a broad range of clients — from large national and international corporations to closely held businesses and individuals. Foulston’s lawyers are consistently recognized as among the leading lawyers in the United States. For more than 100 years, Foulston’s lawyers have provided counsel in a wide range of practice areas, including civil and complex litigation, tax, business matters, employment and labor, and healthcare. For more information, contact Tammy Allen, chief marketing officer, at 316.291.9572,; or visit