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Rouse Frets White Goss adds attorneys Mark Coulter and Mike Talboy to its Public Law group

Kansas City, Mo. – October 21, 2022:  Rouse Frets White Goss is pleased to announce that attorneys Mark Coulter and Mike Talboy have joined the law firm adding years of public law experience to an already strong and seasoned Public Law group.

Having completed more than $26 billion in incentive projects as the former General Counsel for the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (Port KC), Mark Coulter brings his experience in public finance and public-private partnerships to the law firm.

A former Missouri House Minority Leader and Director of Government Affairs of a multinational firm, Mike Talboy adds skills in navigating government gleaned from two decades of cross-functional leadership in legal and political arenas.

Along with other work with the Public Law group, Mark and Mike will advance the law firm’s practice in the area of government affairs and relations.  For more on the firm’s Government Relations practice, click here.

About the Firm’s Public Law Group:

The attorneys in the law firm’s Public Law group assist clients in all aspects of economic development and redevelopment in the Kansas City and greater Midwest area.  Key practice areas include Economic Development Incentives, Government Relations, Land Use & Zoning, Municipal Law & Governance, and Municipal & Public Finance.  The lawyers have an extensive list of successful results including the new $1.8 billion Kansas City International Airport, the $1.6 billion NASCAR track in Kansas City, Kansas, the $1 billion renovation at the Kansas City Sports Complex, over $2 billion of public finance bond projects, thousands of apartments and multi-family units, and millions of square feet of office, retail and commercial development.

About the Law Firm:

Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C. offers sophisticated representation for local, regional and national clients in both the private and public sectors.  For more, visit

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