Kansas City Office

Brian H. Dunn

Partner   |   Kansas City Office   |   View Full Bio

Mr. Dunn is the managing partner of the Kansas City office. He began his legal career in 1982 and shortly thereafter developed an expertise in ERISA. He has been a key note speaker at various Employee Benefits and ERISA conferences. As the chair of the firm's ERISA/Employee Benefits Group, he represents multiemployer groups and single employers with health & welfare, pension, 401(k) and non-qualified plans. He also chairs the firm's Employment Law Group which advises clients on personnel handbooks as well as general employment rights issues.

Ronald L. Holt

Partner   |   Kansas City Office   |   View Full Bio

Mr. Holt brings 26 years of experience in a broad range of commercial and general litigation matters in various industries in the Kansas City metropolitan area and throughout the nation, including 15 years of experience in representing institutions of higher learning in litigation, regulatory matters and business transactions. Holt served a two-year clerkship with the late United States District Judge Russell G. Clark before entering private practice. He has served as lead counsel on commercial, banking, antitrust, securities, environmental, employment, insurance and higher education litigation matters, including complex commercial cases, and he has successfully prosecuted and defended substantial claims in such matters. Active in representing for-profit postsecondary institutions around the nation, Mr. Holt is a member of the Career College Association headquartered in Washington, D.C., where he serves on its Legislative Advisory Council and chairs its Litigation Committee.

Julie J. Gibson

Of Counsel   |   Kansas City Office   |   View Full Bio

Ms. Gibson has over 19 years of experience in the areas of civil commercial litigation, insurance coverage, appellate practice, construction, administrative actions, class action litigation, employment discrimination, and personal injury claims. Her practice includes representing both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide variety of commercial disputes, both in court and in the administrative setting, and assisting clients with resolution of their unique legal issues in a cost-efficient and effective manner.

Megan R. Banks

Associate   |   Kansas City/St. Joseph Offices   |   View Full Bio

Ms. Banks concentrates on transactional work, including general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, higher education transactions and regulatory consultation, banking transactions, and employee benefits and ERISA matters. Prior to joining Dunn & Davison, LLC, Ms. Banks clerked for the Honorable Duane Benton, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago, Illinois.

Kirsten Clevenger

Associate   |   Kansas City Office   |   View Full Bio

Kirsten Clevenger is an Associate with the Kansas City office. She is a 2005 grauate of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas where she lettered in rowing and earned her Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television Production. After graduation, she moved to the other Manhattan in New York City where she pursued a career as a television producer. After working on numberous EMMY award-winning series and providing entertainment for the masses, she found herself wanting to help people in a different way. Kirsten decided to pursue that interest by attending law school.