Foulston Siefkin LLP
Jeremy L. Graber

Jeremy L. Graber

Partner

Topeka

534 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 1400
Topeka, KS 66603-3436

T: 785.354.9412
F: 866.738.3155

jgraber@foulston.com

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Profile

Jeremy Graber, partner-in-charge of Foulston's Topeka office, is a business and tax law attorney who counsels large and small businesses, company owners and executives, partnerships, and high-net-worth individuals. With significant experience representing clients in the health care, insurance, hospitality, and restaurant industries, he is one of Topeka’s top business attorneys. Jeremy provides clients with proactive and practical advice to advance their goals, avoid conflict, and resolve any conflicts that arise.

Jeremy’s business and tax practice encompasses employee benefits and ERISA matters, real estate, health law, wealth transfer and business succession, estate planning and probate, and related disputes. In the healthcare arena, Jeremy handles a variety of transactional matters for healthcare systems and physicians’ groups. He helps clients buy, lease, and sell office space; develops employment agreements; negotiates contracts for professional collaborations and joint ventures; and advises on tax exemption and regulatory compliance matters, including Stark and anti-kickback rules.

With extensive knowledge of IRS and ERISA rules pertaining to qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, he often helps banks and financial services institutions address complex issues involving IRAs and required minimum distributions. He assists a diverse range of clients with their administrative law needs, including representation before the Kansas Department of Revenue, Kansas Insurance Department, Kansas Corporation Commission, and other tribunals.

An active member of the Greater Topeka Partnership and Leadership Greater Topeka’s Class of 2016, Jeremy is involved in issues impacting the local business community. He stays informed of business expansions and trends through his representation of Foulston's investment in Momentum 2022, Go Topeka's initiative to grow a diverse economy and promote Topeka-Shawnee County as a place to work, live, and play. Jeremy, a Kansas native and avid KU Jayhawks fan, enjoys spending his time outside of work with his wife and three children.

Education

  • University of Kansas (J.D., 2009)
    Order of the Coif; Tax Certificate and Business and Commercial Law Certificate; University of Kansas Law Review
  • University of Kansas (B.S. in Accounting, 2006)
    Highest Distinction

Admissions

  • Kansas (2009)
Community Involvement
  • Leadership Greater Topeka Class of 2016
  • Topeka's 20 Under 40 selection committee, 2018
  • Cub Scout Pack Leader
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Greater Topeka Partnership - Forge, Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Topeka Bar Association
  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Rising Star List, 2016-2019 (a Thomson Reuters business)
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Corporate Law, 2018-2020
Publications

2018​​

2016

Presentations

2019

  • Estate Planning, Kansas Children's Service League Foundation, September 2019
  • Ethics, Douglas County Estate Planning Council, September 2019
  • "Is This Thing On?" Lawyers Who Talk Too Much and Other Ethical Mishaps (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Corporate Counsel Series: Ethics)
  • ERISA & Employee Benefit Update: Impact and Predictions from the Midterms and Beyond (KSSHRM Employment Law and Employee Benefits Conference) 
  • How To Future-Proof Your Business Transaction (Topeka Independent Business Association)

2018

  • Roundup of Current Ethics Issues and Cases - Federal, State, and Local, Co-Presenter (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Topeka Ethics Seminar for Corporate Counsel)

2017

  • Small Business Succession Planning II (GoTopeka, Blue Ribbon Legal Academy Lunch & Learn)
  • Ethics in Estate Planning (Kansas Bankers Association Trust Division, 2017 Kansas Trust Conference)
  • Estate Planning Seminar (United Way of Greater Topeka)
  • Succession Planning for Small Businesses (GoTopeka)
  • The Joys and Perils of IRAs (Douglas County Estate Planning Council)

2016

  • The Joys and Perils of IRAs (Judge Hugh Means Inn of Court)
  • Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Estate Planning Seminar)

2014

  • Estate Planning for Qualified Retirement Plans and IRAs (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Estate Planning Seminar)

 

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