Mr. Oliver’s knowledge and experience is unusually broad – it includes a number of registered securities offerings, franchise offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and debt financings. In recent years, he has devoted most of his practice to counseling corporate clients and to the trial and appeal of complex business litigation. Mr. Oliver enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest "AV" rating for lawyers and is listed in Chambers USA as a leading general commercial litigation attorney in the United States. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list and The Best Lawyers in America® for the areas of commercial litigation and other categories as well. He was selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as 2012 Kansas City, Kansas area Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year and as 2013 Kansas City, Kansas area Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Oliver currently serves as lead partner of the firm’s appellate practice team and as a member of the business practice team. Mr. Oliver is partner-in-charge of the firm's Kansas City office.