John C. Kennyhertz

John C. Kennyhertz

Kennyhertz Perry
  • Business Law, White Collar Crime, Real Estate Law ...
  • Kansas, Missouri
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A Kansas City native, attorney John Kennyhertz previously served General Counsel for a Kansas City-based private equity firm, and now focuses his practice on business transactions and corporate law matters.

As an M&A lawyer, John has a unique set of skills and experience having represented parties on all sides of a transaction. In his former capacity as General Counsel, Mr. Kennyhertz was responsible for the oversight and management of the private equity firm’s non-real estate legal matters, as well as the risk management and compliance for each entity comprising the firm’s portfolio. Prior to this role, Mr. Kennyhertz spent 2011 advising various private equity firms on initiatives relating to M&A and financial services from his west coast office in Newport Beach, California.

A career attorney with expertise in M&A, contract law, transaction law, financial services and corporate litigation, Mr. Kennyhertz began his career at Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown and Enochs, working on complex litigation, insurance defense, employment law and workers’ compensation.

Mr. Kennyhertz has extensive experience in the areas of corporate structure; finance; domestic and international e-commerce; debt collection; consumer data privacy; ACH and payment systems; MSB licensing; online marketing and lead generation.

Mr. Kennyhertz not only advises clients through complex merges and acquisitions, but as well on Federal statutes and regulations, including Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GBL”), Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) compliance issues. He provides a unique blend of legal, technical and practical business advice.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    White Collar Crime
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Securities Law
    Cannabis & Marijuana Law
    Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
    Education Law
    Native American Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Limited Liability Company (LLC)
  • Corporate and Incorporation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kansas Supreme Court
ID Number: 22170
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The Missouri Bar
ID Number: 58005
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Co-Founder/Partner at Kennyhertz Perry, LLC
Kennyhertz Perry
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Washburn University School of Law
J.D. (2005)
Activities: John was a member of the Washburn University School of Law Trial Team, and a Student Instructor for Contracts I and II
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University of Kansas
B.S. (2001) | Business Administration
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Top Legal Innovation Award
Missouri Lawyers Media
Missouri Lawyers Media honors 25 attorneys, businesses and firms within the state for their innovative work in emerging practice areas, services and business policies. Kennyhertz Perry has been recognized as one of the first to develop expertise in the up and coming practice area of Cannabis Law.
Professional Associations
State Bar of Kansas  # 22170
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The Missouri Bar  # 58055
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Articles & Publications
Cash-Strapped? It Might Be Convertible Weather
Table of Experts: Mergers & Acquisitions — Setting the Stage for Successful Business Transitions
Kansas City Business Journal
Speaking Engagements
Legal Presentation to NEW Venture, New Venture Course, UMKC
Missouri Small Business Development Center at UMKC
Table of Experts, Kansas City Business Journal
Kansas City Business Journal
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Kennyhertz Perry
2000 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Suite 210
Mission Woods, KS 66205
Telephone: (816) 527-9447
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Kennyhertz Perry
1501 Westport Road
Sute 101
Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: (816) 527-9447
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed