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Travis D. Hanson

Travis D. Hanson

Associate

Kansas City

32 Corporate Woods
9225 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 600
Overland Park, KS 66210-2000

T: 913.253.2132
F: 866.278.7994

thanson@foulston.com

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Travis Hanson is a member of the Kansas City Litigation and Employment practice group.  He regularly assists clients with a broad range of employment issues primarily focusing on allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Travis handles administrative charges and litigation matters and is experienced in drafting employment agreements and employee handbooks, handling workplace investigations, and providing day-to-day HR consulting. Travis is also a frequent contributor to publications such as the Kansas Employment Law Blog and the Kansas Employment Law Letter.

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 2017)
    CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Agriculture Law & Contemporary Food Production
  • St. Cloud State University (B.S. in Sociology, magna cum laude, 2013)

Admissions

  • Kansas (2017)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (2017)
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Presentations

2019

  • Employment Policies and Practices (Foulston Siefkin LLP, HR Training Series)
  • HR's Guide to the (Hiring) Galaxy – Tips and Tricks to Avoid Common Hiring Pitfalls (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Kansas Employment Law Institute)

2018

  • Anatomy of a Complaint: From Charge to Lawsuit (Foulston Siefkin LLP, HR Training Series)
Publications

2019

  • Employer’s Statements and Actions Send Implied Contract Dispute to Trial
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter, Vol. 26, No. 3
  • Longtime Employee’s Tenure Ends With Arrival of New Supervisor
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 26, No. 2
  • Governor Kelly Reinstates LGBT Protections for State Workers
    -Kansas Employment Law Blog, January 2019
  • A Kansas Employers’ Guide to the New Year
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 25, No. 11

2018

  • Supreme Court Update: Employers Take All
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 25, No. 5
  • U.S. Supreme Court Takes a Pro-Employer Position in Arbitration Case
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 25, No. 3
  • An Employee by Any Other Name: Nail Technicians Misclassified as Independent Contractors
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 24, No. 12

2017

  • Treat for Employers: Trump Administration Ends Obama-Era Equal Pay Rule
    -Kansas Employment Law Blog, October 2017
  • 10th Circuit Gives Employers Tips About Tipping
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 24, No. 6
  • Former Public Defender Learns That Even Lawyers Can End Up in Hot Water
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 24, No. 6
  • Infrequent Offensive Comments Not Enough for Hostile Work Environment
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter Vol. 24, No. 9