Our Resources
Download PDF Print Friendly Page Email Page

Tara Eberline Named Partner-In-Charge for Foulston Siefkin LLP Overland Park Office

May 1, 2023

Overland Park, KAN. – Foulston Siefkin LLP partner Tara Eberline will become partner-in-charge for the firm’s Kansas City office effective June 1, 2023. Eberline has chaired the firm’s Kansas-City-area employment and labor/litigation practice since 2021. She succeeds Foulston trial lawyer Tony Rupp, who served as the office’s partner-in-charge since 2017. Both Eberline and Rupp will continue serving clients in their active practices.

Rupp oversaw the firm’s move from Corporate Woods to its current Lighton Tower space as well as the growth of the Kansas City office to its current roster of 24 attorneys, including four lawyers with established practices who joined Foulston in 2022. Rupp noted, “Tara is an outstanding and innovative attorney and is a leader within the firm and community. She will be fantastic in this role.”

An experienced employment and labor lawyer who joined Foulston in 2006, Eberline counsels employers of all sizes, including municipalities, business owners, general counsel, and human resources professionals, and represents her clients before state and federal agencies in employment-related litigation. She is a frequent and respected presenter and author on employment law topics and is identified by lawyer-ranking organization Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the US for Labor and Employment Law, 2021-2022, as well as a Labor and Employment Star by Benchmark Litigation. Eberline is a member of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Program, past board member of United Community Services of Johnson County, and a graduate of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Shawnee Tomorrow program. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa, where she graduated Order of the Coif, and her undergraduate degree from Wartburg College in Iowa. Eberline commented, “I am honored to have been selected to lead our Kansas City office as we continue to grow in the Kansas City area and beyond. There are great things ahead for Foulston and for the region.”

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 small businesses to 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