New Member Introduction 11 15 2018


A Kansas City native, attorney John Kennyhertz recently left Spectrum Business Ventures, Inc., where he served as General Counsel, to open his own law practice with partner Braden Perry.  In his capacity as General Counsel with Spectrum, Mr. Kennyhertz was responsible for the oversight and management of the private equity firm’s non-real estate legal matters, as well as the risk management and compliance for each entity comprising the firm’s portfolio.  Before joining Spectrum, Mr. Kennyhertz spent 2011 advising various private equity firms on initiatives relating to financial services from his west coast office in Newport Beach, California.  

A career attorney with expertise in contract law, transaction law, financial services and corporate litigation, Mr. Kennyhertz began his career at Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown and Enochs, working on complex litigation, insurance defense, employment law and workers’ compensation.  He then spent several years at the MacFarlane Group – a holding company with various corporate holdings and investments in multiple industries.  Mr. Kennyhertz advises clients on federal statutes and regulations, including Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GBL”), Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) compliance issues.  He provides a unique blend of legal, technical and practical business advice.

Mr. Kennyhertz is a graduate of Washburn University School of Law (J.D. 2005) and The University of Kansas (B.S., business administration, 2001). During his time in law school, Mr. Kennyhertz was a member of the Washburn University School of Law Trial Team and a Student Instructor for Contracts I and II.  Mr. Kennyhertz is admitted to practice law in Kansas and Missouri.

About Kennyhertz Perry

Kennyhertz Perry is a boutique business and litigation law firm representing clients in highly-regulated industries. Founded by two veteran Kansas City lawyers, John Kennyhertz and Braden Perry, Kennyhertz Perry brings a unique mix of top law firm quality expertise, practical experience, and pragmatic business solutions.

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