Ethan assists clients with commercial business litigation and construction law matters, concentrating on complex matters in both state and federal courts, arbitrations and mediations. 

Overview

Clients look to Ethan for his analytical and drafting skills associated with construction transactions, as well as his attention to detail and approachable communication style. Ethan represents construction professionals, including owners, developers, general contractors and suppliers. He advises clients on drafting and modifying contracts and insurance requirements to achieve consistent and efficient results on their construction projects. Ethan also has experience providing initial case assessment, preparing pleadings, managing and investigating discovery.

Ethan is engaged in the developing practices of esports and sports betting, both by monitoring, speaking and writing on current trends, and by communicating with clients regarding these rapidly changing areas of law. Fluent in Spanish, Ethan has also worked on various immigration matters with Spanish speaking clients.

During law school, Ethan worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Teresa Chafin of the Court of Appeals of Virginia and won the 2018 John L. Costello National Trial Advocacy Competition.

Experience

Negotiates and drafts contracts, including American Institute of Architects (AIA) forms, for commercial owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and architects on both public and private projects. Ethan also has experience preparing pleadings and conducting discovery associated with litigation and arbitration matters, as well as participating in associated mediations.

Representing general contractor in an ongoing construction contract arbitration associated with the construction of an extensive wind farm project.

Represented one of the country’s largest telecommunications companies in a multi-million dollar private arbitration concerning right of way licenses for fiber optic cables along a railroad’s property.

Supported fact investigation and discovery in an employment matter case that resulted in voluntary dismissal of case by plaintiff.

Successfully represented client on real estate fraud and breach of contract matter, assisting with case analysis, discovery and mediation.

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Speaking Engagements

"Stinson LLP: Business esports Law Panel," Player Up – The Midwest's Amateur esports Tournament, August 2019

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Bar Association

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

genKC, Board of Directors

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2018
  • Kansas, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 2019

Education

William & Mary Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2018

  • William & Mary Law Review, Article Editor

Bob Jones University, B.A., Communications, magna cum laude, 2014

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