Managing Partner: Ron H. Harnden
Number of partners: 21
Number of associates: 4
Since its formation in 1985, TWG has been recognized as a full service law firm providing its clients with consistent, high quality legal representation and results. Large enough to provide comprehensive legal advice in a prompt and thorough manner, yet small enough to maintain personal contact between senior attorneys and clients, TWG is a diverse, innovative law firm, actively assisting its clients in business, in court, and with their personal legal needs.
Main Areas of Practice:
Business Organization & Financing:
TWG assists its clients in all facets of business formation, acquisition, reorganization, liquidation, mergers, stock and asset purchases and dispositions, and related tax consequences.
Contact: Jeff Dahlgren
Civil & Business Litigation:
TWG attorneys provide aggressive representation in business and commercial litigation, construction, OSHA investigations, employment disputes, environmental, energy and oil and gas-related matters.
Business Litigation Contact: Jim Walker
Civil Litigation Contact: John Woolf
TWG represents developers, contractors and subcontractors in contract negotiation and drafting, as well as litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.
Contact: Jeff Leonard and Neil Gosch
The firm has expertise in compliance and preventive measures, wage and hour issues, contract drafting (including employment, non-competition, confidentiality and similar agreements), defense and prosecution of administrative charges, employment litigation, including discrimination ADA, FMLA and ERISA.
Contact: Eric Metz
Knowledgeable estate planning attorneys design plans uniquely suited to each client and involve TWG tax experts to assist in handling the most complicated estate plans.
Contact: Theron Fry and Tad Patton
TWG represents financial institutions, individual fiduciaries, beneficiaries and heirs in all forms of disputes related to trusts, decendent’s estates and conservatorships.
Contact: Rachael Pirner
TWG has expertise in the protection and enforcement of trademarks, service marks, trade secrets and copyright applications. TWG is experienced in drafting software development, licensing and confidentiality agreements.
Contact: Andrew Kovar
TWG represents cities, counties and other municipalities, as well as underwriters and conduit borrowers, in the issuance of municipal bonds and other specialized debt obligations, both taxable and tax-exempt, including the issuance of industrial revenue bonds by municipalities.
Contact: J T Klaus
Natural Resources Law:
TWG counsels individuals, companies and utilities which own, produce, transport and market various natural resources — particularly oil and gas.
Contact: Tim McKee
Real Estate Law:
The firm represents developers in the purchase, sale, leasing and development of both residential and commercial properties, in addition to landlords and tenants in leasing transactions, and lenders and borrowers with respect to real estate financing, contracts, deeds, leases, zoning matters, code compliance, foreclosures and property tax assessments and appeals.
Contact: Ron Harnden
TWG represents both issuers and underwriters in the private placement and registration of securities, as well as broker/dealers, investment advisers, brokerage firms and others, appearing before the NASD and Kansas Securities Commissioner.
Contact: Tom Garretson and Andrew Kovar
TWG assists businesses and individuals with tax planning and all tax-related issues including resolution of tax disputes with local, state and federal bodies and participates extensively in corporate and commercial transactions.
Contact: Ross Hellwig
TWG is experienced in creditor rights, bankruptcy, workouts, forbearance, restructuring, foreclosure and related areas.
Contact: Tyler Heffron
Advance Catastrophe Technologies, Inc.; Balco, Inc.; Barkman Honey; BITCO General Insurance Companies; Brand Plumbing, Inc.; Builders Plus Construction; CAP Carpet, Inc.; Capitol Federal Savings; Catalyst Equity Group, Inc.; Citizens Bank of Kansas; City of Andover, KS; City of Emporia, KS; City of Garden City, KS; City of Hesston, KS; City of Hillsboro, KS; City of Mulvane, KS; City of Wichita, KS; Commerce Bank; Cross Bar Energy, LLC; David C. Burk; Devlin Enterprises, Inc.; Devon Energy Corporation; Energy Technologies, LLC; Equity Bank; F&H Insulation, Inc.; Falcon Exploration, Inc.; Flint Hills Residential Development, LLC; Foley Equipment Company; Grene Vision Group, LLC; Icon Structures; Jay Russell Companies; Kansas Humane Society; Kansas Power Pool; Kansas Surgical Consultants, LLC; Key Construction, Inc.; L.D. Drilling, Inc.; Lario Oil and Gas Co.; Larry D. Fleming Companies; Larson Operating Company; Liberty Mutual; Liquidynamics, Inc.; Mechanical Systems, Inc.; Mega Manufacturing Inc.; Mid-America Orthopedics; National Plastics Color, Inc.; Newman University; Nies Builder, Inc.; Open Road Brands, LLC; Osborn Heirs Company; PetroSantander, Inc.; Pioneer Exploration, Ltd.; R&R Aerospace; Ritchie Development Corp.; Sedgwick County, KS; Simpson Construction Services, Inc.; Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.; Star Lumber & Supply Co., Inc.; The Travelers Companies; United Warehouse Company; USD #259; VISA USA, Inc.; Warren Theatres; Waterfront Commercial Properties, LLC.; Woolsey Petroleum Corporation; Zenith Drilling Corp.