Derek Feagans partners with clients, gaining a deep understanding of their business, to become an extension of their internal team. He advises and counsels clients in a full range of business legal services including general counsel, corporate, real estate, and sports and entertainment.
Prior to launching his own law firm, Derek spent 10 years practicing at large law firms and 10 years as general counsel for companies in a variety of industries including advertising, pharmaceutical, medical, retail, and investment banking.
He applies his experience in a wide range of company sizes and industries to combine insights from fields, find creative solutions and see opportunities. Clients benefit from his understanding of the inner-workings and pressures senior leadership at companies face – gained from his decade spent as general counsel.
Derek uses his team-oriented leadership, developed from his background as a collegiate athlete, to work closely with numerous departments across a client’s business to ensure goals are met.
Derek has been involved in community organizations including: Rose Brooks, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Will to Succeed Foundation, Avila University Alumni Board (past president), and Avila University Board of Counselors. He was recognized among Ingram’s 2008 40 Under Forty and was a member of the FBI Citizen’s Academy Class of 2008.
Derek received his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Avila University, where he was a member of the university’s basketball team. He is licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri.