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Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
4510 Belleview Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: (816) 502-4745
Email: jshuart@rousepc.com
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Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2005
    • Articles Editor, Kansas Law Review
  • Kansas State University, M.A., 2001
  • Kansas State University, B.S., 1998
  • St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, Study Abroad

Josh advises clients on a full scope of transactional and business matters such as corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity deals, corporate financings, and commercial agreements. An experienced business lawyer, his background includes representing major corporations as both outside and in-house counsel in sophisticated, high-value transactions throughout the U.S., Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

Starting his career in the Dallas office of a prominent Southwestern law firm, Josh worked on M&A matters, equity and debt offerings, and related transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $5 billion. In addition to representing multiple portfolio companies owned by a leading U.S. private equity fund, he helped structure and negotiate investment deals for entities controlled by high-net-worth individuals. Josh then served as in-house counsel for two leading public retail companies, where he advised executive-level clients on a variety of complex business transactions, corporate governance issues, and regulatory matters.

Josh is also a seasoned advertising attorney with significant experience in privacy laws, advertising and marketing regulations, and the collection and maintenance of consumer data. His experience includes negotiating talent agreements with A-list entertainers and athletes, representing clients in high-profile brand sponsorship and licensing agreements with professional sports leagues and media conglomerates, and helping develop more than 100 national television commercials, including Super Bowl ads. He also advises clients on the collection and use of consumer data in marketing.

 

Areas of Practice

Areas of Experience

  • Advertising, Marketing & Data Privacy