Lindsay Todd Perkins

Kansas City - Of Counsel | 816-714-7143 (Direct) | perkins@stuevesiegel.com

Lindsay Todd Perkins focuses her practice on legal writing and researching. Recognized as a “Rising Star” by Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, she develops strategies and arguments for briefings to the court; interprets laws, rulings and regulations; and drafts complaints, memoranda, and appellate briefs.

In one recent matter, Larson v. John Hancock Life Insurance Company, Lindsay drafted the class certification briefing in a case alleging the defendant life insurance company improperly charged its policyholders excessive fees for the cost of insurance. The California state courtultimately certified a nationwide class. The lawsuit settled soon thereafter for $59,750,000.

Lindsay also took primary drafting responsibility for the appeal in a class action matter, Bezich v. The Lincoln National Life Insurance Co. She successfully defended the certification of the class of plaintiffs who alleged inappropriate fees and charges on their life insurance policies. The lawsuit ultimately resolved with a settlement valued at approximately $171.8 million.

Lindsay honed her legal writing and analysis during two clerkships after law school; she served as a law clerk for Judge Duane Benton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and Judge Ortrie Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. She credits this experience with building her understanding of the inner-workings of the court and the most persuasive arguments.

Prior to joining Stueve Siegel Hanson, she practiced commercial and employment litigation at Spencer Fane LLP.

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PUBLICATIONS

Authored: New GINA Employment Regulations, THE PULSE, p. 5 (February 23, 2011).

Authored: Case Digest: Voice of the Cornerstone Church Corp. v. Pizza Prop. Partners, 37 URB. LAW. 3 (2005).

Co-Authored: The Supreme Court Report 2004-05: The End of the Rehnquist Era, 37 URB. LAW. 4 (2005).

Co-Authored: Please Leave the Room: Who Can Attend Depositions?, KAN. DEF. J., Winter.

Kansas
Missouri
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2007

J.D.

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

University of Central Missouri, 2004

MBA

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Avila University, 2002

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers - Rising Star-Business Litigation, 2012-2017

American Registry's Top Attorneys - Missouri & Kansas' Outstanding Young Lawyers - 2012

KC Magazine's Top Attorneys - Rising Star in Kansas - 2012

Lindsay and her family are advocates for the ALS Association, raising money and participating every year in the annual Walk to Defeat ALS.

 


Professional Organizations

Lawyers' Association of Kansas City - Board of Directors

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