Mr. Rupp, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Kansas City office, practices commercial litigation, healthcare, professional malpractice, and governmental liability law. He represents universities, corporations, hospitals, and municipalities in federal and state courts. Mr. Rupp prosecutes or defends preliminary injunction actions and has argued numerous appeals. His experience includes business disputes, truck accidents, trade secrets, and municipal liability. Mr. Rupp has been recognized as the 2013, 2016, and 2019 Kansas City, Kansas Lawyer of the Year for Municipal Litigation, 2017 Kansas City, Kansas Lawyer of the Year for Medical Malpractice Law, 2018 Kansas City, Kansas Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and 2020 Kansas City, Kansas Lawyer of the Year for Municipal Law.
American Bar Association; Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Bar Foundation Fellow; Missouri Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, Charitable Foundation Fellow, Charitable Foundation former trustee; Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; Kansas Association for Defense Counsel past president; Defense Research Institute, former Kansas State representative; law clerk for Hon. Dale Saffels, US District Court for Kansas, 1983-85
Mr. Rupp graduated magna cum laude from the Creighton University School of Law.