Lyle D. Pishny

Lyle 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. Lyle has a Master of Laws in Taxation and has a client-focused approach to assisting clients on a range of business, tax and wealth planning strategies. Many clients rely on him to address complex legal and tax challenges and opportunities.

Lyle 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


  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-2012
  • Chambers USA, Kansas Corporate, 2006-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2003-2020; Lawyer of the Year - TaxKansas City, Kansas, 2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell® “AV” Rating

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee of Johnson County Bar, Past Chair
  • Johnson County Probate Bench, Bar Committee
  • Kansas Bar Association, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, Past President

Civic Involvement

  • American Cancer Society - Johnson County Chapter, Past Member - Board of Directors
  • American Red Cross - Shawnee Mission Chapter, Past Chairman
  • Blue Valley Educational Foundation, Past Member Board of Directors
  • Children's Mercy Planned Gift Council
  • Friends of the Johnson County Library, Past Treasurer
  • Inaugural Wabash CannonBall Event, Co-Honorary Chair Couple
  • Johnson County Community College Foundation, Member, Past Chair 
  • Johnson County Republican Party, Past Chairman
  • Kansas Republican Party, Past Vice Chairman
  • Kansas State University Foundation, Board of Trustees and Past Chairman 
  • Kansas State University President’s Club, Past Chairman
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center Foundation, Board of Directors

Press releases

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  • Overland Park

    10851 Mastin Boulevard
    Building 82, Suite 1000
    Overland Park, KS 66210-1669
F: 913.451.0875


Sara Treffer


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, LL.M. Taxation, 1979

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

  • Phi Delta Phi

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

  • Blue Key
  • Phi Kappa Phi