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James M. Armstrong

James M. Armstrong has 40 years of experience in the areas of major commercial litigation, including securities fraud and other shareholder and breach of fiduciary duty claims, oil and gas, intellectual property, employment, and general contract litigation. He has represented clients in major class actions and False Claims Act cases. Mr. Armstrong enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, and Chambers USA as a leading general commercial litigation attorney in the United States. He was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2017 Wichita Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year,” the 2016 Wichita Litigation – Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year,” and the 2013 Wichita Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year.” Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2017 Wichita Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year,” the 2016 Wichita Litigation – Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year,” and the 2013 Wichita Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), and Litigation – Securities, 1999-2017 Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® List, 2005-2015 (a Thomson Reuters business) Identified by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in the area of General Commercial Litigation, 2013-2016 Named by Benchmark Litigation - Local Litigation Star, Appellate, General Commercial, 2014; Appellate, General Commercial, Labor & Employment, 2015 & 2016 American Bar Association Litigation Section Kansas Bar Association Wichita Bar Association Kansas Judicial Council Civil Code Advisory Committee

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