Business Succession Planning
Closely Held Business Planning
Emerging Companies and Private Equity
Finance, Restructuring and Workouts
Mergers and Acquisitions
Phone: (785) 825-4674
Fax: (785) 825-5936
John F. Thompson, II, Associate Attorney
John works primarily in the firm's Kansas City office. He counsels wealthy individuals, closely-held businesses, entrepreneurs, and financial institutions in the areas of business succession planning, capital markets, corporate finance, corporate restructuring and cross-border transactions.
Prior to joining Kennedy Berkley John worked for a China focused private equity fund with approximately $300 million under management where he handled the sourcing, due diligence and reporting requirements for the firm's equity investments in Hong Kong and mainland China. John also worked in the private client services division of Great Plains Trust Company in Overland Park, Kansas advising clients in the areas of investment management, estate planning and pension plan design.
Kansas State University, BS Finance, cum laude, 2003, Minor Economics
University of Kansas School of Law, JD, 2007
United States Court of International Trade
United States District Court, District of Kansas
Bar of the State of Kansas
Bar of the State of Nebraska