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Personal Profile

Jim Eisenbrandt concentrates in the practice of white collar criminal law and parallel civil proceedings primarily in federal courts. For forty-nine years, he has represented companies, including Fortune 500 corporations, and individuals in investigative, grand jury, Federal and State proceedings involving health care, environmental, government contracting, tax, public corruption, antitrust and fraud cases.  He also represents corporate officers in proceedings before the SEC.  His practice includes the defense of qui tam cases under the Federal False Claims Act as well as internal corporate investigations and design and implementation of corporate compliance programs.


  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Secretary, Foundation of the American College of Lawyers
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Criminal Law, since 1987
  • Listed in International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Business Crime Defense
  • Listed in Chambers USA; as America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Charles M. Shaw Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy Presented by the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in 2008
  • Recipient of the Dean of the Trial Bar Award by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 2012


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School (J.D., 1968)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (B.A., 1965)

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Bar Jurisdictions

  • Kansas, 1968
  • Missouri, 2008

Professional Memberships/Community Involvement

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-author of the “Kansas Criminal Law,” Chapter: Fifth and Sixth Amendments.