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Ast Kennard Griffin PC is a boutique civil litigation firm. Our attorneys have
successfully tried and arbitrated many significant matters throughout the
United States, including numerous multi-million dollar disputes.
We are located in the heart of
downtown Kansas City, Missouri, but our practice extends well beyond the
Midwest. We are privileged to represent Fortune 500 publicly-traded companies,
several of America’s largest private companies, small businesses, and
individuals in matters throughout the country.
While we have big firm
experience and capability, we do not try to be everything to everyone. Instead,
our lawyers focus in a few select practice areas. This allows us to leverage
our proficiency and experience in these areas so we can efficiently and
consistently deliver exceptional results.
Our firm was founded in 2006
based on the following core principles:
We are measured by
know that our performance is measured based on: (i) the outcome; (ii) the
amount of time it takes to resolve a matter; and (iii) the cost. Hence,
regardless of the type or size of the matter, our objective in every case is to
achieve the client’s objectives as quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively as
We provide an early
and candid assessment: One of the keys to a successful outcome (and ultimately a
satisfied client) is an honest and objective assessment of the strengths,
risks, and anticipated costs of litigation. We believe being up front
allows us to identify potential problems and develop a strategy for achieving
the client’s objectives at the earliest stage possible. It also
We use and leverage
invest in technological tools, including sophisticated document management and
ESI review platforms, to enable our lawyers and staff to work more effectively
and efficiently. And unlike some firms, we staff cases with only those
professionals needed to achieve the client’s goals.
We are flexible: Because we are a boutique firm, we have
the flexibility to develop and implement alternative fee arrangements, such as
fixed fees, blended hourly rates, reduced hourly fees paired with a
result-based bonus, and contingency fees.
We are accessible: We are easy to reach by telephone,
e-mail, or in person. If you send us an e-mail or leave a message on our
voice mail, we will respond promptly and usually no later than the following