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Foulston Partner Wyatt Hoch First Kansan Elected to American College of Construction Lawyers

January 3, 2023

Foulston Siefkin LLP partner and construction practice group lead Wyatt Hoch has been elected to membership as a Fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL) – the first attorney in the state to be so honored. The ACCL, founded in 1989, is a national professional organization dedicated to professional excellence in the practice of construction law. Fewer than 250 attorneys thoughout the US have been elected Fellows. 

Hoch, a partner in Foulston’s Wichita office, has focused his nearly 40 years in practice on construction law. He graduated from Kansas State University with an architecture degree and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas. That grounding, combined with hands-on work in the construction industry, allows Hoch to provide his clients with a unique perspective on the design and construction of projects all over the nation. Hoch’s practice includes advising project owners, architects, engineers, and contractors, as well as litigation related to construction disputes. 

In addition to representing clients, Hoch is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s national panel for construction industry cases and frequently serves as a mediator and arbitrator in both AAA- and privately administered proceedings. Hoch has been named by Best Lawyers© as “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law (2021, 2019, 2016, 2011), and Construction Litigation (2022, 2020, 2017, 2013) in Wichita, Kansas. 

To be eligible for nomination and election to the ACCL, an attorney must be engaged full time in construction law. Fellows are selected on the basis of demonstrated skill, accomplishments, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice or teaching of construction law. 

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