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Overview

Griffin advises on and represents clients in labor and employment matters.

Griffin’s interest in the employment world dates to his teen years, when a series of family moves meant he held several jobs in quick succession. The comparisons and contrasts left him fascinated by the differing ways workplaces function, and his interest only increased when an undergraduate position found him working in one of his university’s human resources offices. Griffin sees the health of the workplace as an integral part of a business’s performance, and he is driven to help clients foster cultures that lead to success.

At Husch Blackwell, Griffin offers both employment litigation defense and preventative counsel. He defends clients in court and through mediation, and he works with them to anticipate future problems and prevent lawsuits. Prior to joining the firm, Griffin served as a summer associate, cutting his teeth on a variety of labor and employment matters, including retaliation claims, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII requirements, and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

Griffin is known for his strong research and writing skills and his desire to help clients create thriving workplaces. Adaptable, available and flexible, he’s ready to help clients find answers to any situation.

Services

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Kansas Law Review, Comment Editor
    • KU Law Mediation Clinic
    • CALI Awards: Lawyering Skills, Contracts, Torts, Civil Procedure, Evidence, Kansas Legal History, and Jurisdiction
  • B.A., University of Kansas
    • with Highest Distinction

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Outside the Office

Griffin is a huge sports fan who enjoys baseball, basketball and football. He’s also a music fan who loves attending concerts and checking out different venues, and he likes to spend as much time as possible outdoors.

In addition, Griffin is a history buff and a member of the Kansas Historical Society. He’s especially fascinated by the counterculture movements during the Vietnam War in the 60s and 70s, as well as by the legal history of Kansas’s early territorial courts.

Community Leadership
  • Kansas University Counseling and Psychological Services Outreach Program, 2017-2019

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