Todd Ruskamp

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Grand Boulevard 2555
Kansas City 64108 MO US

Todd W. Ruskamp tries cases in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels across the country. Todd has also argued cases before various appellate courts. His practice also includes handling substantial mediations and workout negotiations.

He focuses on the defense of banking, consumer credit, lending, fiduciary and telecommunications clients. He also has an active practice related to bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

Banking Litigation – Defense of regional and national banks in lender liability and other banking-related litigation. Representation of bank trust departments in fiduciary litigation related to the administration of trusts, claims related to trustee fees, disputes concerning trustee investment decisions and trust taxation issues.

Consumer Credit Litigation – Defense of clients in consumer credit litigation matters, including claims related to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act, Home Owners Equity Protection Act and related state statutes. Cases include substantial class action suits.

Telecommunications – Representation of telecommunications companies in varied contexts related to federal and state regulatory issues, contracts and technology disputes, and taxation questions.

Bankruptcy/Reorganization – Representation and counseling of secured and unsecured creditors in all types of bankruptcy proceedings. Negotiation and documentation of loan workout and restructuring transactions.

Representative Clients – Ameriquest Mortgage Company; AT&T Mobility, Sprint Corporation; Bank of America; Centex Home Equity Corporation; Embarq Corporation, First Franklin Finance Corporation; HSBC Finance Corporation; Premium Standard Farms; Teva Neuroscience; UMB Bank, US Bank.


  • J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law, 1988
  • B.S., Creighton University, 1985

Bar Admissions:

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit


  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar


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Grand Boulevard 2555
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