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Wesley A. Weathers

E: wweathers@gseplaw.com

P: 785.233.0593

Wesley focuses his practice on the handling of complex litigation, including product liability and toxic tort, business, commercial employment, civil rights, and construction matters. He has defended toxic cases, including many multiple plaintiff cases, as either trial counsel or nation al counsel in 28 states. His experience includes matters involving such toxic products as benzene, asbestos, diacetyl, various solvents, carbon monoxide, FIFRA products, and surfactants and his general products defense experience includes auto design defects.

  • Licensed in both Kansas and Missouri
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for legal ability and professional ethics
  • Named to Best Lawyers 2017 for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigations – Defendants
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 25 years in areas of personal injury litigation defense and product liability defense
  • Named by Ingram’s Business Journal as one of the Best Lawyers in Kansas City
  • Selected 2012 Personal Injury Defense Lawyer of the Year – Topeka by The Best Lawyers in America

Admitted to the bar 1969, Kansas 2006, Missouri; U.S. Court, District of Kansas and District of Missouri; U.S. District Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

Education: Washburn University, Topeka, KS (B.B.A, 1966, J.D. 1969)

Member: Topeka, Kansas and American Bar Associations, Kansas Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute, Inc.; Litigation Counsel of America

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law and Litigation
  • Insurance Law and Defense
  • Corporate, Commercial, Business and Employment Litigation
  • Regulatory, audit and corporate compliance
  • Administrative actions and appeals, judicial review and appellate practice
  • Defense of regulatory or enforcement actions
  • Litigation and Appellate Practice
  • Corporate, commercial and business litigation
  • Employment litigation and discrimination defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Environmental Law