Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Nicholas B. Bunnell

Managing Partner - Kansas City


Bar Admissions: Illinois; Kansas; Missouri; U.S. District Court, Kansas; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Practice Groups: Construction Law & Litigation, Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort, Employment

Education: University of Kansas School of Law, 2004, JD; Knox College, 2001, BA, Political Science

Memberships: Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; Kansas Bar Association; Lawyer's Association of St. Louis


Nick Bunnell is the Managing Partner of Foley & Mansfield’s Kansas City office. He focuses his practice on the defense of construction, product liability and toxic tort cases. He has significant experience defending numerous defendants in asbestos litigation in Missouri and Illinois, including insulators, general contractors, equipment manufacturers and distributors. Nick is responsible for all facets of the litigation including written discovery, depositions, motion practice and trial. He has successfully negotiated dismissals without payment for his clients in hundreds of cases.

As a member of the F&M’s construction litigation and product liability groups, Nick defends construction design professionals, contractors, property owners and product manufacturers in various jurisdictions in Missouri and Illinois. He manages the litigation from the initial investigation through discovery and preparations for trial.

Nick previously was an Assistant City Counselor for the City of Saint Louis, where he tried multiple bench trials to verdict and successfully defended wrongful condemnation and demolition suits filed against the City.

While attending the University of Kansas School of Law, Nick served as an intern at KU Legal Services for Students, where he counseled student clients on various legal issues.



January 8, 2019
Foley & Mansfield Moves to Larger Kansas City Offices

Foley & Mansfield announced that it has moved its Kansas City operations to larger space in the heart of the Overland Park business district.


December 10, 2018
Foley & Mansfield Names 2019 Partners, Equity Partners

The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield today announced the election of nine partners to its Equity Partnership, and fifteen attorneys to its Partnership, effective January 1, 2019.


March 2, 2016
Foley & Mansfield Opens Kansas City Office

Foley & Mansfield today announced that it has opened an office in Kansas City to accommodate regional and national clients in products liability, toxic tort and construction litigation.



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