Who Am I?
Derek Guemmer is a Kansas City based business attorney with more than 25 years of experience. Mr. Guemmer’s entrepreneurial law practice includes the private placement of securities, the formation of business entities, mergers and acquisitions, loan and contract work, as well as franchising. Mr. Guemmer serves as the General Counsel for Integra Realty Resources and also represents a diverse group of service providers and manufacturers.
Derek joins the AEGIS team in collaboration with maintaining his private practice and continuing to serve as General Counsel for Integra Realty Resources. Prior to starting his own practice in 2001, Mr. Guemmer practiced at Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal, Bryan Cave and Smith Gill. Mr. Guemmer’s transactional practice at these firms generated extensive experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, business contracts, franchise and commercial law. Representative clients during these years included H&R Block, Jordan Industries and Ferrellgas.
Recent representations include the reorganization of several related operating companies, the formation of a captive insurance company and taking a more active role in client operations. Mr. Guemmer graduated with distinction from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law and from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
Derek is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Kansas and New York. Derek and Julie Guemmer have two teenage children and enjoy spending time at their family farm in Weston, Missouri and spending time outdoors in Breckenridge, Colorado.