Jack is a highly skilled commercial attorney with experience assisting financial institutions with complex transactions, loan restructurings and bankruptcy issues.


Jack navigates complex commercial financing transactions throughout the United States and represents lenders and other creditors in corporate loan workouts, loan restructuring, industrial revenue bond defaults, commercial foreclosure litigation and bankruptcy. He regularly negotiates loan purchase agreements for purchasers of large commercial loan portfolios.

Jack’s decades of experience in creditor's rights representation sets him apart from many loan transactions lawyers. His ability to anticipate liquidation scenarios contributes another dimension of in-depth knowledge to loan transactions.

For many years, Jack has represented lenders in connection with hotel construction financing and other loan projects across the United States. He has developed an extensive network of local counsel contacts to help navigate the nuances of the real estate and lending law in many states. His wealth of contacts allows clients to designate Jack as the primary point of contact on out of state projects.


Jack’s financing projects include commercial real estate, hotel, multi-family and term and construction lending on projects throughout the United States.

Jack is widely recognized by the legal industry in publications such as Chambers USA, which notes that peers admire his "good attention to detail" and add that "he is a smart attorney who clearly knows business transactions and has a lot of experience.”  He is also prized by clients for "his judgement and highest ethical character," as well as his "outstanding knowledge and experience."

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Recognized in the 2006-2018 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Corporate/M&A and Real Estate (highest ranking-Band 1)

The Best Lawyers in America©, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy, and Real Estate Law

Best Lawyers' 2019 Wichita  Litigation-Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year"

Best Lawyers' 2016 Wichita Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year"

Best Lawyers' 2014 Wichita Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year"

Best Lawyers’ 2013 Wichita Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year"

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American College of Mortgage Attorneys

  • Former Kansas State Chair

Wichita Bar Association

  • Bankruptcy Section
  • Real Estate Section


  • Kansas, 1981


University of Kansas, J.D., 1980

University of Kansas, B.S., with honors, 1978

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