Biography

Ty Ketchum is a litigation attorney whose work has been recognized by his peers and the legal community for several years. Ty has been named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation - Labor and Employment  and recognized as a Labor & Employment Star by Benchmark Litigation. He has been included on the Kansas City Business Journal's Best of the Bar list on multiple occasions and named a Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyer® from 2013-present. 

Ty primarily focuses upon employment, insurance coverage, personal injury and commercial litigation cases. His practice is unique in that he has handled high-stakes cases for clients involving many different areas of law.

In connection with this diverse litigation practice, Ty has tried cases to verdict before courts in Missouri and Kansas and has argued before the Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Ty also serves as deputy general counsel at Armstrong Teasdale and is managing attorney of the firm’s Kansas City, Missouri, office.

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law  (J.D., 2000)
  • Truman State University  (B.S., 1996)

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2000
  • Kansas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Activities

  • Appointment by Missouri Supreme Court to Disciplinary Committee for Region IV (2021-2024)
  • The Missouri Bar 
  • Kansas Bar Association 
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Former Co-Chair, CLE Advisory Committee; Member, Board of Directors, 2010-2012)
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers 

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • Visitation Parish 
  • Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity, Truman State University (Member)

Accolades

  • Obtained #5 Judgment or Bench Award in Missouri (2021)
  • Benchmark Litigation, Labor and Employment Star (2019-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®; Litigation - Labor and Employment (2019-present); Employment Law - Management (2021-present); Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2023)
  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers® (2013-present); Top 100 Missouri & Kansas (2021); Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2010-2012); Super Lawyers®, Business Edition (2013-2015)
  • Best of the Bar, Kansas City Business Journal (multiple years)
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