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Chambers USA 2022 Awards Foulston Firm and Lawyers Top Rankings

June 20, 2022

Foulston Siefkin LLP and its attorneys have again received top-tier rankings in the London-based Chambers USA 2022 Guide. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms in all states across the U.S. using independent research. Leading law firms and individual lawyers are ranked based on the quality of technical legal ability, client service, depth of team, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value for money, and other qualities most valued by clients. 

In the 2022 Guide, Foulston received the most Band 1 firm rankings in the state of Kansas. The firm received the highest ranking for six practice areas: Corporate M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate, and Tax. Foulston earned a Band 2 ranking for the newly published practice area of Intellectual Property. 

In the 2022 publication, the following 26 Foulston attorneys were recognized in Kansas in the following practice areas:

Corporate M&A

  • Harvey Sorensen
  • William Wood
  • Issaku Yamaashi

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

  • Douglas Hanisch
  • Jason Lacey

Intellectual Property

  • Holly Dyer
  • Jay Fowler
  • Bill Matthews

Labor & Employment 

  • Boyd Byers
  • Tara Eberline
  • Forrest Rhodes, Jr.
  • Teresa Shulda

Litigation: General Commercial

  • James Armstrong
  • Gary Ayers
  • Holly Dyer
  • Jay Fowler
  • Jeffery Jordan
  • James Oliver
  • David Rogers
  • Tony Rupp
  • Mikel Stout
  • Darrell Warta

Real Estate 

  • Patricia Voth Blankenship
  • Robert Smith
  • William Wood


  • Stanley Andeel
  • Kevin Arnel
  • Christopher Hurst
  • Andrew Nolan

Chambers USA’s research methods consist of interviews with and feedback from clients and other lawyers in the market, assessment of the firm’s recent work, and independent research by the editors. View Chambers USA’s full commentary at 

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