Mr. Oliver’s knowledge and experience is unusually broad – it includes a number of registered securities offerings, franchise offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and debt financings. In recent years, he has devoted most of his practice to counseling corporate clients and to the trial and appeal of complex business litigation. Mr. Oliver enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers and is listed in Chambers USA as a leading general commercial litigation attorney in the United States. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list and The Best Lawyers in America© for the areas of commercial litigation and other categories as well. He was selected by Best Lawyers® as the 2012, 2017, and 2019 Kansas City, Kansas-area Corporate “Lawyer of the Year” and as the 2013 and 2017 Kansas City, Kansas-area Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year.” He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Mr. Oliver is a member of the firm’s appellate practice team and business practice team.




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James D. Oliver - America's Top 50 Lawyer - Kansas - Securities