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Wallace Saunders, et al.

PHONE: (913) 752-5588
FAX: (913) 888-1065

Head of department/lead counsel for A/E Law: Mike Brown and Mark McFarland.
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Number of attorneys on staff: 50.

Number of attorneys dedicated to A/E Work: 6.

Our Design Professionals Group operates as a team. Michael Brown (913-752-5588), Mark McFarland (913-752-5545), and Rod Richardson (913-752-5501) are equity partners and are the key contact people for Design Professionals.

Mr. Brown is the firm’s main contact with the AIA, AIA KC, and AIA CES.  He frequently attends national AIA and design professional conferences. Mike has been awarded designation for Kansas and Missouri by Super Lawyers®. Mike assists design professionals with risk management services and is a published author on issues concerning design professionals.

Mark McFarland is a long-time member of the firm’s Design Professionals Group with extensive experience preparing, analyzing, reviewing and commenting on design contracts and documents.

Firm Information

Our approach is no-nonsense and collaborative. It is based on over 50 years of representing design professionals from our four offices in Kansas and Missouri. Architects and engineers and their firms have long relied on Wallace Saunders’ dedicated Design Professionals Group for immediate and extensive risk management services.

Before a shovel hits the ground, our team provides you a wide array of risk management services, including: contract review; advice on professional registration matters; representation before boards of registration on disciplinary matters; regulatory and professional liability claims; advice concerning professional liability insurance; and, representation in fee, professional errors and omissions, and contractual disputes.

Our Design Professionals Group’s qualifications are experience, intelligence, integrity, and hard work. We analyze design and construction contracts; train design professionals; and, when necessary, defend architects and engineers in claim. We are panel counsel for most major insurers.

Our Design Professionals Group is a certified AIA/CES provider. We educate ourselves and others on emerging trends and legal developments.

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