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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
Phone: (913) 387-1600
Email: lmeyers@rousepc.com
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Bar & Court Admissions

Missouri, 2004
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Baker University, B.B.M., 2000


Elish has extensive transactional experience in the areas of regulatory compliance for stored value card products and unclaimed property analysis. Her client base consists of an international network of more than 2,000 individuals and companies, including the Retail Gift Card Association and the Incentive Gift Card Council.  Elish has also taken on the role of Vice President at Card Compliant. Card Compliant is a compliance specialty company serving the prepaid and stored value card industry, providing technology supported and processed solutions to regulatory compliance challenges encountered in administering card programs.  Elish is also works in the government sector on behalf of the prepaid and gift card industry.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Payments & Prepaid Instruments

Areas of Emphasis

  • State & Local Tax
  • Multi-State Audits and Voluntary Disclosure
  • Private Letter Rulings
  • Application of State and Federal Consumer Protection Laws
  • Unclaimed Property and Escheat Banking and Finance
  • Gift Card and Prepaid Card Regulatory Compliance
  • Giftco Setup and Maintenance
  • Choice of Organizational Entity
  • Contracts
  • UCC Code
  • Contract Disputes and Litigation
  • Transactional Work
  • Sales and Leases
  • International Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial Real Estate Purchases
  • Broker Disputes and Defense
  • Real Estate Development

Activities and Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi, Past Vice-President
  • National Association of Realtors (Former Member)