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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
Direct: (816) 292-7632
Email: mbanks@rousepc.com

4510 Belleview Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64111
Kansas City Main: (816) 753-9200
Fax: (816) 753-9201
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Bar Admissions:

Missouri
Illinois (inactive)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Education

  • University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Law, J.D., 2007
    Order of the Coif
  • Baker University, B.A., History, 2004
    Summa Cum Laude

Experience

Megan concentrates on business law and transactional work, including general corporate matters, business transactions, mergers and acquisitions and contract negotiation. She has extensive experience representing higher education institutions, including general regulatory matters and changes of ownership representing both buyers and sellers. Megan joined the firm in 2016. Prior to doing so, Megan clerked for the Honorable Duane Benton, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and earned several years of experience at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago and Dunn & Davison, LLC in Kansas City.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law & Organizations
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Higher Education

Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, Kansas City Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for 2013 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers
  • Selected as among “Up & Coming Lawyers 2010” by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter, U.S. Dept. of Education Regions VII & VIII Private Career Colleges & Schools Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 2013
  • Presenter, U.S. Dept. of Education Region V Private Career Colleges & Schools Conference, Bloomingdale, Illinois, 2012
  • Presenter, U.S. Dept. of Education Region VII & VIII Private Career Colleges & Schools Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 2012
  • Presenter, U.S. Dept. of Education Region V Private Career Colleges & Schools Conference, Bloomingdale, Illinois, 2011
  • “Measuring Your Gainfulness: The DOE’s New Gainful Employment Metrics,” Career Education Review, July 2011
  • Presenter, U.S. Dept of Education Region IV Private Career Colleges & Schools Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, 2011
  • Presenter, U.S. Dept. of Education Regions VII & VIII Private Career Colleges & Schools Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 2011
  • “The Right to Rest in Peace: Missouri Prohibits Protesting at Funerals,” 71 Mo. L. Rev. 1117, 2006
  • “You’re Fired! The Role of State Courts in the Expungement of Criminal Records for Federal Security Clearance Purposes,” 71 Mo. L. Rev. 495, 2006