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Charles P. Efflandt

Foulston Siefkin LLP

Commerce Bank Center
Wichita, KS67206-4466

For more than 30 years, Mr. Efflandt has assisted businesses of all sizes, lenders, trusts, and individuals navigate the complexities of environmental law. His practice includes representing clients in environmental litigation and administrative enforcement actions arising under both federal and state law. Mr. Efflandt works with the firm’s M&A lawyers to focus and implement environmental diligence activities and draft transaction documents. He has substantial experience counseling clients in matters arising under most federal environmental statutes, as well as a wide-range of state statutes and regulations. Overall, Mr. Efflandt’s priority is to solve client problems as quickly and inexpensively as possible using his expertise and years of experience working with regulators.

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EPA Region:
Region 7 - (IA, KS, MO, and NE)
Year of induction:
2007- Charter Fellow
University of Kansas (J.D., 1976) Cornell University (B.S in Engineering, 1972)
American Bar Association (Since 1976) Kansas Bar Association (Since 1976) Wichita Bar Association (Since 1976)
Court Admissions:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas Kansas (1976)
Professional Societies and Organizations:
American College of Environmental Lawyers Charter Fellow and Founding Regent Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2011, 2013, and 2018 Wichita Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental, 1993-2021 Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® List , 2005-2009, 2013-2014 (a Thomson Reuters business) Identified by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in the area of Environmental Litigation (2005-2011) and General Commercial Litigation (2012)
Representative Publications:
1999 Overview of Kansas Environmental Law -BNA Environmental Due Diligence Guide When The Tail Wags The Dog: Environmental Considerations and Strategies In Business Acquisitions, Sales and Merger Transactions -39 Washburn Law Journal 28 1996 Chapter entitled CERCLA/Kansas Law On Hazardous Substance Releases -KBA Environmental Law Book 1993 Underground Storage Tank Regulations -Wichita Business Journal 1992 CERCLA/Kansas Law On Hazardous Substance Releases -Kansas Bar Association ENVIRONMENTAL LAW HANDBOOK