Since its inception, the Polsinelli Topeka office has built and maintained one of the most diverse government relations practices. Considered as one of the top lobbying groups in the state of Kansas, our close proximity of the Kansas Capitol has been invaluable in handling major legislative bills dealing with insurance, telecommunications or economic development in the state of Kansas, including enactment of the laws necessary to allow for the Kansas Speedway.
Our Topeka professionals mirror the firm's philosophy of providing elite and business-minded representation. Our insurance business and regulatory law practice has represented various businesses in front of state administrative agencies and has counseled clients on matters involving state insurance departments, state Attorneys General, and other state and federal regulatory agencies.
We are able to provide clients with straightforward legal advice and practical guidance based on a deep understanding of our clients' business. We are involved and are aware of industry trends. Our attorneys include the former chief counsel to the Kansas Insurance Department and general counsel for the Kansas Turnpike Authority as well as the founder of The Advocacy Group, a nationwide network of firms providing legislative support services. We see ourselves as partners who are committed to understanding your business within your unique context.
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