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Overland Park, KS 66210-2000
Tony Rupp is the partner-in-charge of the Kansas City office. He is a trial attorney whose practice includes representation of universities, corporations, hospitals, municipalities, and trucking companies. Tony joined the firm in 2013 after practicing at Shughart Thomson & Kilroy and Polsinelli, P.C.
Mr. Rupp’s efforts were recognized in 2008 by the Johnson County Bar Association, which named him the third recipient of the Honorable Earl E. O’Connor Civility Award recognizing professionalism, honor, integrity, preparation, and advocacy.
Based on his work on behalf of municipalities he was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2020 Municipal Law "Lawyer of the Year," the 2018 Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants “Lawyer of the Year,” the 2013, 2016, and 2019 Litigation – Municipal “Lawyer of the Year," and the 2017 Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year,” all for Kansas City, Kansas. Mr. Rupp enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers and is listed in Chambers USA as a leading general commercial litigation attorney in the United States. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list and The Best Lawyers in America© for the areas of commercial litigation and other categories as well.
Prosecuted and defended corporations and executives in trade secrets cases in multiple jurisdictions.
Defended class action lawsuits, including cases under state and federal antitrust laws.
Represented corporations and individuals in fiduciary duty and other shareholder lawsuits.
Defended doctors, attorneys, accountants and other professionals in litigation in Kansas and Missouri.
Tried multiple jury and court trials in state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri. Argued appeals in Kansas and Missouri and in the federal courts. Extensive experience in arbitration and mediation. Law clerk to the Hon. Dale Saffels, U.S. District Court, Kansas, 1983-85 Polsinelli, P.C. (previously Shughart Thomson & Kilroy, P.C.) 1985-2013, becoming a partner in 1990
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