Kyle finds innovative solutions to a wide array of business and employment litigation disputes, including those involving employment discrimination, covenants not to compete, UCC contracts, commercial lease agreements, and adverse possession. 

Overview

As a determined and dedicated advocate for his clients, Kyle finds innovative solutions to a wide range of employment and traditional labor matters.

Kyle's experience is broad. He has represented businesses and individuals before state and federal courts, as well as numerous administrative agencies.  He has litigated matters ranging from simple landlord-tenant cases to complex commercial disputes.  His past experience also includes working as a research attorney for Judge Melissa Taylor Standridge of the Kansas Court of Appeals.  Through his experience, Kyle has developed the knowledge and skills necessary to serve clients throughout the litigation process, including drafting initial pleadings, taking depositions, navigating discovery disputes, handling trials, and pursuing appeals.   

Kyle regularly assists clients with traditional labor law matters, including unfair labor practices charges pending before the NLRB, collective bargaining negotiations, and union grievances.  Kyle also represents employers facing claims of discrimination and retaliation under a range of employment laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,  the Kansas Act Against Discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1981.

Kyle is a fourth-generation native of Dodge City, Kansas. He now lives in Wichita with his wife and their two young children. Although the high plains of western Kansas will always feel like home to Kyle, he and his family often find themselves drawn further west to enjoy the mountains of Colorado's Front Range.

Experience

Assisted employers in various labor matters, including strike preparation, a union organizing campaign, and preparing for labor arbitrations.

Assisted in defending clients facing unfair labor practices claims before the NLRB.

Provided legal advice during collective bargaining negotiations, including attending bargaining sessions. 

Advised an employer on compliance with state and federal tip-pooling rules and regulations.

Defended multiple businesses facing claims of tortious interference with contract and tortious interference with prospective business advantage. 

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Publications

"Examining Damages in ADEA Retaliation Claims," Law360, June 2017

"Daubert in Kansas: Prompting a Fresh Look at the Admissibility of Scientific Evidence," The Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, October 2015

Recognitions

Recognitions

Named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court

Wichita Bar Association

Kansas Bar Association

Admissions

  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

Education

Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012

  • Pepperdine Law Review, Note and Comment Editor

Kansas State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2008

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