Morgan P. Hepler

Attorney

Phone Number: 816.701.1155

4740 Grand Avenue Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112

In Brief

Received a certificate in Machine Learning from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Kansas

Volunteered as an English teacher with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

Part of the Commercial Litigation team

Morgan Hepler is an associate attorney who works with the Commercial Litigation team.  He joined the firm in 2020 after graduating from law school.  Since joining the firm, his experience has focused on class-action consumer fraud lawsuits.

Before attending law school, Morgan graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, volunteered abroad, and worked as a corporate analyst.  He received his Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Kansas in 2020, where he was a Note and Comment Editor for the Kansas Law Review and a member of the law school’s moot court council.

Growing up in Washington State, Morgan and his wife enjoy all things outdoors.  While in Kansas City, they love to run the many available trails and, when they can get away to the mountains, they love to go hiking and skiing/snowboarding.

Notable Litigation

  • Skip’s Precision Welding, et al. v. Central Payment Co. (D. Neb.)

    Wagstaff & Cartmell attorney, Ty Hudson, served as the court-appointed lead counsel for a certified class of more than 200,000 merchants suing an independent sales organization for breach of contract, fraud, and RICO violations alleging the company engaged in a scheme to overbill small businesses on credit card processing fees.

  • 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability, MDL No. 2885

    Attorneys at Wagstaff & Cartmell are involved in this product liability litigation. Tom Cartmell has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation MDL in the Northern District of Florida in front of the Honorable M. Casey Rodgers.

Practice Areas

Other Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Insurer Negligence/Bad Faith
  • General Tort
  • RICO
  • Securities Law

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2020
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Kansas, 2020
  • B.A. in Economics, Rockhurst University, 2014

Admissions

Missouri

Honors + Awards

Kansas Law Review, Note & Comment Editor

University of Kansas Moot Court Counsel Member

Jack E. Dalton Legal Writing Award

Co-Author of “Learning from Tribal Innovations: Lessons in Climate Change Adaptation” published in the Environmental Law Reporter