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Leslie A. Greathouse


Spencer Fane attorney Leslie Greathouse

T 816.292.8115
F 816.474.3216

Leslie Greathouse helps businesses accused of violating laws maneuver the labyrinth of complex litigation by representing them in state and federal courts and in arbitration and mediation proceedings. Whether she is advising clients on risk avoidance, counseling them on insurance, addressing their business needs within current legal and regulatory constructs, or using her skills as a trained mediator, Leslie welcomes the opportunity to help resolve your problems and challenges.

Leslie handles cases involving banking, business torts, unfair business practice claims, insurance recovery, contract disputes, antitrust violations, commercial and consumer lending, class actions, trade secret misappropriation, non-solicitation agreements and professional liability. She also has significant experience in arbitration, mediation, jury and nonjury trials and appeals.

In addition, Leslie helps companies understand their insurance needs and policies. She provides coverage analyses for commercial liability, advertising injury, employment and D&O insurance policies. She also develops indemnity programs and has a strong background in bad faith/breach of the implied covenant cases.

Highlights of Leslie Greathouse’s experience include:

  • Served as coordinating class action counsel for the national defense of securitization trusts in dozens of cases alleging assignee predatory lending liability.
  • Defends lenders and loan servicers in commercial, consumer credit and other financial services litigation, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Truth in Lending Act, Home Owners Equity Protection Act and related state statutes. Cases include substantial class action suits.
  • Handles emergency litigation, including pursuing and responding to motions for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, in a variety of areas including receivership, breach of contract, and intellectual property disputes involving noncompetition, non-solicitation and confidentiality covenants.


  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers®, 2009-2010, 2019

Contact Leslie Greathouse at 816.292.8115 or lgreathouse@spencerfane.com.