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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas, 1977
    • B.S., University of Kansas, 1974, Summerfield Scholar; Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Lawrence Swain’s rare combination of business law and intellectual property experience makes him a unique fit for technology companies. 

With more than 30 years of experience, Larry has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, business transactions and licensing involving software, medical devices and technologies, copyrights, trademarks, and patents across a broad spectrum of businesses and industries.

Larry's clients are locally based companies with a regional or national presence, including Associated Wholesale Grocers, Black & Veatch, Jack Henry Software, Tradbot Systems, Title Boxing, Verrow Pharmaceuticals, Emission Control Solutions, Bats Trading Electronic Stock Exchange, Pharmacy Buying Association, and Pioneer Financial Services.

Chambers USA, the world's leading guide to the legal profession, has included Larry in its top rankings for the past several years. In interviews with his clients during research for the rankings, remarks made about his work at the firm include:  "Larry is widely lauded for his strength of intuition and wonderfully inventive mind.” Regarding his transactional practice, which regularly involves advising on intellectual property rights, a client said Larry has "outstanding subject matter knowledge, outstanding responsiveness, and outstanding organizational abilities.”

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