An accomplished trial attorney, Brad represents clients in complex litigation when substantial injuries and damages are at issue.

Overview

Focused on the manufacturing, energy and transportation industries, Brad litigates cases involving complex product liability claims, catastrophic workplace injuries, class actions, contract disputes and trade secrets misappropriation. He counsels clients on product labels and consumer warnings and compliance with certification agency performance standards.

Brad has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in state and federal courts in 27 states, including Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. 

Experience

Represents a propane company in U.S. courts in lawsuits seeking substantial damages for personal injuries, death and property damage

Represents transportation companies faced with litigation involving serious personal injuries, death and property damage

Represents manufacturer in the material handling industry in product liability lawsuits

Prosecuted derivative shareholder claim relating to improper management of company

Represents a national retailer in class action lawsuits alleging deceptive trade practices pending in MDL proceedings

Prosecutes claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition and civil conspiracy related to electronic theft of trade secrets by a competitor

Acted as national counsel for manufacturer of residential smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in product liability lawsuits across the country

Represented welding products manufacturer in mass tort lawsuits filed by 3,000 welders in over 1,100 lawsuits pending in eight states and in MDL proceedings in Cleveland, Ohio

Represented a natural gas provider in over three dozen lawsuits and more than a hundred claims arising from a catastrophic natural gas explosion that leveled half of a city block

Represented a well-known national manufacturer of construction tools and equipment in product liability litigation

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Recognitions

Recognitions

Recognized by Benchmark as a Top Litigator Under 40

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Member of the Board Trustees, 2014-present

Blue Valley Educational Foundation, Board Member, 2013-present

Kansas Appleseed, Board Member, 2018-present

Kansas Bar Association

The Missouri Bar

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Lawyers Association of Kansas City

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2002
  • Kansas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

Education

University of Kansas, J.D., 2002

  • Order of the Coif
  • Kansas Law Review

University of Arizona, B.S.B.A., Finance, 1999

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