Lyle D. Pishny

Mr. Pishny has been in practice for over 25 years and was the co-managing partner of the Bennett Lytle law firm which joined Lathrop & Gage’s Johnson County office in 1998. Mr. Pishny has a master of laws in taxation and concentrates his practice on designing creative solutions to business and personal situations.

Mr. Pishny represents clients in structuring their business and real estate transactions, their business organizations, their succession planning, their estate planning, and counsels tax exempt organizations in their legal and tax matters.

Court Memberships

  • Kansas
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Selected as 2010 Tax Lawyer of the Year for Kansas City, Kansas by The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Selected as Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-2012
  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, 2003-2016
  • Selected as “Leading Lawyer” by Chambers USA, 2006-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell® “AV” Rating
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Blue Key

Professional Affiliations

  • Kansas Bar Association, Past President, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section
  • Mid America Planned Giving Council
  • Children's Mercy Planned Gift Council
  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center Foundation, Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees Kansas State University Foundation
  • Johnson County Probate Bench, Bar Committee
  • Johnson County Community Foundation, Board of Directors


  • Editor, “Journal of Air Law & Commerce”
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  • Overland Park
    10851 Mastin Boulevard
    Building 82, Suite 1000
    Overland Park, KS 66210-1669
F: 913.451.0875
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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, LL.M. Taxation, 1979

Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Kansas State University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1973