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Michael Raupp Named to Ingram's 2024 40 Under Forty Class

Jeff Simon Named Alumnus of the Year

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National law firm Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Kansas City-based partner Michael Raupp has been included in Ingram’s 2024 40 Under Forty class. The honor is reserved for Kansas City’s leaders, achievers, and newsmakers under the age of 40.

Raupp represents clients in appellate proceedings, complex litigation, and high-stakes regulatory disputes. He regularly advises organizations on constitutional, statutory, and procedural issues, advocating for his clients in federal and state appellate courts around the country. Raupp has represented businesses and educational institutions in a wide variety of issues on appeal, including the First Amendment, Title IX of the Higher Education Act, the Federal Arbitration Act, due process protections, as well as sovereign and qualified immunity. He has worked with both public and private institutions to achieve numerous successful resolutions.

In addition, Kansas City Office Managing Partner Jeff Simon, a member of the 2003 40 Under Forty class, was named Ingram’s 40 Under Forty Alumnus of the Year in 2024.

As a trial attorney, Simon represents Fortune 500 companies and industry leaders in a wide variety of matters. He has substantial experience prosecuting and defending trademark, trade dress, copyright, patent and trade secret cases, often involving valuable company assets that require the highest level of protection. Jeff has obtained successful results at every stage of these proceedings, from temporary restraining orders through dispositive motions, jury verdicts and appeals in both state and federal courts.

Earlier this year, Ingram’s named Husch Blackwell among Kansas City’s Best Companies to Work For.


Jeffrey J. Simon

Office Managing Partner