Jason M. Hans

Kansas City, Missouri / Shareholder

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Jason Hans represents plaintiffs and defendants, individuals as well as businesses in trials, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings in Missouri, Kansas and across the United States. His practice places particular emphasis on contingent fee matters for businesses, owners and executives. Mr. Hans handles selected matters on a contingency fee basis.

Significant Representations

Represented trustee and earned $4.5 million settlement in bankruptcy litigation arising from collapse of lipodissolve company.

Trustee settles over fat-treatment company’s collapse (Mo. Lawyers Weekly, Nov. 19, 2012)

Represented floorplan financing company as plaintiff in jury trial in Kansas federal court.

Represented wholesale electric energy provider in dispute over sales under FERC tariff

Represented brokerage firm as plaintiff before National Association of Securities Dealers arbitration panel against departed broker and competing brokerage firm.

Represented shopping mall developer as plaintiff before American Arbitration Association panel against architect and construction manager.

Defended shopping center developer in Kansas federal court against national tenant.

Represented electric energy producer in connection with claims arising from explosion of failed generator step up transformer.

Represented publicly traded company in claims against former executives and in connection with investigation and prosecution of former executives by U.S. Department of Justice.

Represented of bank executives in prosecution by U.S Department of Justice

Defended overseas corporation in antitrust class action.

Represented company against computer/information technology design firm for “computer malpractice.”

Represented individual minority shareholder in claims against majority shareholders of closely held company in parallel proceedings in federal courts in Kansas and District of Columbia.

Defended security services company against claims of discrimination in employment.

Defended publicly traded company against claims of wrongful death arising out of alleged product defect.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Trials and Arbitrations
  • Securities Litigation
  • Qui Tam/False Claims/Whistleblower Litigation
  • Officer and Director Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
Prior Work Experience

Law Clerk, Judge Joseph E. Stevens, Jr.
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 1997-1999


University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D.
with Highest Honors, 1997
• Order of the Curule Chair
• Martin Fellows Smith Cup Award
• Tulsa Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

Missouri State University, B.S.,
Cum Laude, 1994

Honors & Awards

Missouri and Kansas Rising Star
Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008-2012

Up and Coming Lawyer
Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2008


Missouri Bar Association

Kansas Bar Association

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Bar Admissions




United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

United States District Court for the District of Kansas

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

United States Tax Court