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Todd A. Gangel


Of Counsel



(913) 647-9057


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Todd specializes in litigating intellectual property disputes. Before joining the firm in February 2013, Todd spent 10 years representing Fortune 500 companies and other large and small corporate clients in all aspects of commercial and product-liability disputes.

Todd has briefed appeals before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and 10th Circuit, and before state appellate courts in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, and Minnesota. He has also prepared numerous motions that disposed of cases before trial. Todd's substantial experience with electronic discovery issues ensures an efficient, economical process during the discovery phase of litigation.

Born and raised in Kansas, Todd worked as a television news reporter for two years before going to law school. He received the Kansas Association of Broadcasters awards for Best Small Market Newscast, Best Event Coverage, and Best News Series.

Areas Of Practice

  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2004
  • Kansas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas


  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: ABA Law Student Division 10th Circuit Governor
    • Honors: Rice Foundation Scholar
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Missouri
    • Bachelor of Journalism - 1996
    • Honors: summa cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • Kansas Association of Broadcasters Award for Best Small Market Newscast

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P., Associate, 2006 to 2010
  • KSNG-TV, News Director

Pro Bono Activities

  • Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts, Board Member, 2010 to 2019
  • UMKC Guardian Ad Litem Project
  • Kansas City Election Protection Project Volunteer, 2004
  • Community Involvement and Habitat for Humanity Committees, Dallas Bar Association, 2002 to 2003