John K. Brungardt: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

John K. Brungardt

Kansas City,  MO  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Agribusiness Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Public Finance
  • Antitrust & Unfair Competition
Contact InfoTelephone: 816.983.8127
Fax: 816.983.8080
University University of Kansas, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1977
Admitted1977, Missouri; 1977, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Federalist Society Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

•The Missouri Bar


With an emphasis on commercial finance and antitrust law, John is a member of the Food & Agribusiness industry team. He advises food and beverage clients regarding contract matters involving sales, warranty and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) issues. He has worked with clients in other industries on a variety of financial transactions, including acquisition financings, bank credit facilities, sale leasebacks, financial derivatives and bond financings.

In the agribusiness industry, he has:

•Advised on antitrust issues, including pricing and promotional allowances, buying groups and advertising groups, refusals to deal and marketing practices.

Guided companies with antitrust challenges, including premerger compliance and merger reviews, joint venture formation and group boycotts.

Advised clients regarding compliance with commodity regulation.

A significant part of John's practice includes advising issuers and customers in the area of financial derivatives. He represented a major derivative dealer in connection with new product development and joint ventures.

Awards and Recognitions

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent


Represented major meat packing company in connection with acquisitions and credit facilities.

•Advised on antitrust issues, including the Robinson-Patman Act on pricing and promotional allowances, buying groups and advertising groups, refusals to deal, slotting allowances, vertical restraints and marketing practices.

•Represented borrowers in connection with more than $2 billion in taxable and tax exempt bond financings.

•Represented borrowers in secured and unsecured financing transactions exceeding $3 billion.

Business Insights

Business Insights

4.01.14 The Volcker Rule Takes Effect

1.28.13 FTC Announces Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino Filings

2.05.10 FTC Announces Decreased Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds for 2010

2.01.10 DOJ Announces $900,000 Settlement with Smithfield Foods for Gun Jumping

1.01.99 Swaps and Derivatives
Speaking Engagement

In The News

4.27.12 Husch Blackwell Closes $330 Million Joint Financing Arrangement for Duke Energy
Energy & Natural Resources Real Estate, Development & Construction News Release

3.23.12 Husch Blackwell Represents Algonquin Power Co. in $888 Million Acquisition
Energy & Natural Resources Real Estate, Development & Construction News Release

3.09.12 AmLaw Daily: Husch Blackwell Leads Algonquin Power in $888 Million Wind Energy Deal
Energy & Natural Resources News Coverage


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Office Information

John K. Brungardt

4801 Main Street, Suite 1000
Kansas CityMO 64112


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