Business Litigation

Kansas and Missouri Business Law Services

Attorney Andrew L. Speicher, with over 22 years of experience, leads our business law team. Not just an experienced attorney, Andrew is deeply entrenched in the world of small businesses, having navigated its intricacies firsthand. Hailing from Kansas City and serving both Kansas and Missouri, he embodies the dedication and passion required to guide local small business owners through the complex maze of business law.

Andrew’s expertise isn’t just rooted in theory but is borne out of personal experience. As a small business owner, husband, and father, he truly understands the multifaceted challenges of juggling business operations while maintaining a harmonious personal life. This intricate understanding makes him more than just an attorney; he becomes an ally, an advisor, and a confidant.


Andrew Speicher, MSB Partner

Our Kansas and Missouri Business Law Services

  • Business Law: Strategic legal counsel tailored to your business’s unique needs.
  • Corporate and LLC Formation: Start your business on the right legal footing.
  • General Corporate Governance and Operations: Streamline operations with expert guidance.
  • Business Transactions: From vendor contracts to asset purchase agreements, we’ve got you covered.
  • Commercial Leases & Real Estate: Expert advice for property leases and purchases.
  • Business Lawsuits: Representation for cases including fraud, breach of contract, and fiduciary duties.
  • Extended Legal Services: Including business succession planning, financial management, employment issues, estate planning, and probate litigation.
  • Referral Services: Benefit from Andrew’s vast network with referrals to trusted attorneys in specialized areas of law.
“I have great respect for Stan as an attorney and as a person of great character and integrity. Stan’s deep background in construction gives him a first hand look at the challenges we face on a day to day basis. Stan provides valuable solutions along with the foresight needed to keep us protected as a company. I would highly recommend Stan.”
“I have dealt with many attorneys in my 67 years including estate, divorce, and criminal lawyers. ut in my civil case, Rick has been a lot more understanding and caring, he listens so attentively and can figure out solutions to the problems that comes up with doing a great job for us. He is a whizz at negotiating and settling in the best possible solution to his clients problem. His expertise in litigation and civil law was outstanding. He truly did us a great service in our time of need in a no win situation and without him we would have lost everything. We really recommend him, he goes the extra mile for his fee.”
“MSB was a pleasure to work with. Every person I spoke to on their staff was friendly and knowledgeable, they kept me updated on the status of my case and let me know what every next step would look like. I highly recommend them and would work with them again without hesitation.”

Our Kansas and Missouri Business Law Services

In Kansas and Missouri, corporate litigation and business litigation encompasses a variety of disputes that arise in the business context. Some common types of corporate litigation include:

  • Breach of Contract: Occurs when one party doesn’t fulfill their obligations stated in a contract.
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes: Conflicts arising among business owners regarding the operation or direction of the company.
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty: When someone in a position of trust, like a director or officer, acts in a manner detrimental to the company’s best interests.
  • Unfair Business Practices: Any deceptive practice that provides an unfair or illegal advantage over competitors.
  • Fraud: Deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain.
  • Employment Disputes: Conflicts between employers and employees, such as wrongful termination, wage disputes, or discrimination claims.
  • Intellectual Property Disputes: Conflicts related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.

Business owners in Kansas and Missouri should consider hiring a corporate law attorney:

  • During Business Formation: Whether you’re starting an LLC, LLP, or Corporation (C-corp or S-corp), it’s crucial to have the right legal structures in place to protect your personal assets.
  • When Drafting or Reviewing Contracts: To ensure your business interests are protected and you understand your rights and obligations.
  • During Business Transactions: Such as mergers, acquisitions, or member interest sales to ensure all parties are on the same page.
  • If Facing Litigation: Having an attorney can be vital when dealing with lawsuits or legal disputes.  A business entity can not represent itself in court. 
  • Navigating State-specific Regulations: Different states, including Kansas and Missouri, have unique business regulations, and a corporate lawyer can guide you through them.
  • Planning Business Succession: To ensure a smooth transition for your next season of life and the future of the company.

When consulting a corporate attorney in Kansas or Missouri, consider these questions:

  • What experience do you have with my specific industry or type of business?
  • Are you familiar with both Kansas and Missouri corporate laws and regulations?
  • How do you charge for your services (hourly, flat fee, contingency)?
  • Have you handled similar cases or transactions before? What were the outcomes?
  • Can you provide references from previous clients or peers?
  • How will you keep me informed about the progress of my case or transaction?

Having a corporate lawyer, especially one well-versed in Kansas and Missouri law, provides several advantages:

  • Expert Guidance: Navigate the complexities of corporate law with confidence.
  • Risk Mitigation: Prevent potential legal issues before they become costly problems.
  • Efficient Business Transactions: Ensure that mergers, acquisitions, and other transactions are conducted smoothly.
  • Protection in Litigation: Benefit from expert representation in case of legal disputes or lawsuits.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date and compliant with state-specific laws and regulations.
  • Peace of Mind: Knowing that a professional is handling your legal matters allows you to focus on running and growing your business.

How Our Business Lawyer Expertise Benefits Your Business

In the business realm, a corporate lawyer’s expertise becomes invaluable. They act as navigators, guiding corporations through the complex legal landscape with foresight and precision. They safeguard a corporation’s rights while ensuring all obligations are met, be it in Kansas City or across Kansas and Missouri.  They help business owners maintain balance between running their company, and their personal life.

MSB Law offers more than just a corporate attorney for ongoing operations; when needed we provide a team ready to fiercely represent your business’s interests in court.

Whether your requirement is an ongoing legal partnership with your business attorney, or the expertise of a corporate lawyer for a singular pressing issue, MSB Law is your trusted ally. Andrew’s deep understanding, not just as a business lawyer but as someone who has personally navigated the business landscapes of Kansas and Missouri, ensures that you receive advice that’s both legally sound and strategically astute.

Your corporation represents dreams, legacies, and aspirations. That’s why at MSB Law, with our dedicated team of business attorneys and staff, we pledge to protect, defend, and nurture your business’s reputation, ensuring its growth and enduring success.

Find a Kansas, Missouri Business Lawyer

At Morefield Speicher Bachman, LC, our commitment goes beyond just resolving issues; we aim to provide a clear path, ensuring that every step you take is grounded in legal foresight and strategic insight. Seek guidance from experienced business law attorneys; let MSB Law be the compass for your business’s legal journey. Contact us now to request a free consultation.