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Peter W. Brown

Mr. Brown’s primary areas of responsibility include business, estate and tax planning for closely held corporations, individuals with large estates, and real estate investors. He also assists clients in the management of their real estate and financial assets.

Prior to joining Lathrop Gage, Mr. Brown was a member at Husch & Eppenberger, LLC and co-managed their Tax & Estate Planning Practice Group. He also worked for the Internal Revenue Service for six years where he was manager of the Estate & Gift Tax Group.

Mr. Brown frequently lectured on tax subjects and is a former instructor in partnership tax at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Court Memberships

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Honors

  • Recognized as Leading Practitioner of Private Wealth Law by Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2017-2018
  • Named “Kansas City, Mo. Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers, 2012
  • Selected as one of the Top 100 Wealth Strategies Attorneys in the USA, Worth Magazine, 2006
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2006-2017
  • Selected among Best Lawyers in America®, 2001 - 2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell® “AV” Rating

Professional Affiliations

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Estate Planning Society of Kansas City (Past-President)
  • Estate Planning Symposium Committee (Past Chair)
  • Briarcliff Development Co., Inc. (Board of Directors)
  • Garney Companies, Inc. (Board of Directors)
  • Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (Steering Committee, Project Oversight Committee) 
  • Wayside Waifs (Board of Directors) 2010 - 2015
  • Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation (Board of Directors)
  • Arvin Gottlieb Charitable Foundation (Trustee)
  • Academy for Integrated Arts (Board of Directors)
  • Academy for Integrated Arts Supporting 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

Assistant

Karen L. Marx
913.451.5181

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, LL.M. Taxation, 1977

Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Westminster College, B.A., 1966