Government Reliable. Experienced. Knowledgeable.

Kansas City Government Relations & Public Law Attorneys

Law Firm Serving the Needs of Businesses, Individuals & Governmental Entities in Kansas & Missouri

Individuals and business owners alike can encounter conflict with existing or changing government regulations and municipal, county, state, and federal legislation. Such legislation can seriously impact your business concerns and opportunities. Furthermore, understanding the impact and ramifications of such regulations on your business can be difficult at best.

At Gates Shields, we offer experienced legal representation for individuals and businesses facing any type of issue involving a governmental agency or law. We also have vast experience representing government entities in Kansas. Whether you need legal guidance as a business owner, a private citizen, a fundraising committee for political action, a political candidate, or even a government official or entity, our firm can provide knowledgeable assistance. We have maintained a strong legal presence in the Kansas City area since 1980, offering government relations counsel for a wide variety of clients.

Contact us at (800) 574-4428 to schedule a free initial consultation today.

Legal Matters Involving Government Regulations

Whether you are a small emerging business or a large, established corporation, our Overland Park government relations attorneys have the knowledge, resources, and commitment to help you find the answers and guidance you seek.

At Gates Shields Ferguson Swall Hammond P.A., we handle government regulation cases involving:

  • Open Records and Open Sun
  • Interfacing with Government Agencies
  • Environmental Issues
  • Lobbying
  • Public Policy
  • Licenses
  • Government Investigations
  • Zoning
  • Government Contracts
  • Commercial Real Estate Projects
  • Compliance
  • Appeal of Agency Action
  • Administrative Appeals

Our clients in this area have included Boards of Education, Turnpike Authorities, Lottery Commissions, and more. With hundreds of years of combined legal experience under our belts, we welcome the opportunity to help you resolve your legal matter effectively.

Call Gates Shields Ferguson Swall Hammond P.A. at (800) 574-4428 for legal assistance today.


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  • “Larry: I am so glad I have you all on my side. Thank you for continuing to work diligently on my case. Throughout the years of this process, I have always said that I just want to go about it honest ...”

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    - Commercial Construction Client
  • “He treats me as a valued client, even if circumstances aren’t the best.”

    - Products Investigator
  • “He put his heart into his work which results in him being a very good attorney.”

    - Entrepreneur

Why Choose Us?

  • Experienced & Knowledgeable
    Not only does our team have over 260 years of combined legal experience, but we are always continuing to learn and staying current with developments in the law and the industries we serve.
  • Results Driven & Focused
    We carefully plan for each legal matter to develop a personalized strategy for achieving a great result. Careful planning is the first step in achieving great results, and your results are our first priority.
  • Client Focused & Personable
    We take our clients needs very seriously. We want our clients not only to feel like they have a trusted legal advisor but also that they are part of the strong Gates Shields family.
  • Empathic & Understanding
    We care about our clients. That is why we take the time to listen and communicate so we can truly understand your unique situation, make you feel comfortable with the process, and develop the best course of action.
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