KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gilmore & Bell, P.C., a leading public finance law firm, is pleased to announce that Haden Crumpton and Kevin Wempe have been named directors in the Kansas City office.
Mr. Crumpton serves as bond counsel to cities, counties, school districts, and other municipal borrowers. Additionally, he advises various local governments on incentivized economic development projects. Mr. Crumpton was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2013 and the Kansas Bar in 2014. He received his B.S.B.A. degree in Finance and Banking (summa cum laude) from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri in 2010 and his J.D. from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2013, where he served as an Associate Editor of the Missouri Law Review. Mr. Crumpton is a member of the Missouri Bar Association.
Mr. Wempe serves as bond counsel to cities, counties, school districts, and other municipal borrowers. Additionally, he advises various local governments on incentivized economic development projects. Mr. Wempe was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 2014 and the Kansas Bar in 2015. He received his B.S. degree in Business (summa cum laude) from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas in 2011 and his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2014 (Order of the Coif), where he served as Business Manager of the Kansas Law Review. Mr. Wempe is a member of the Kansas Bar Association.
Gilmore & Bell, P.C. is also pleased to announce that Shelby Exposito has been named shareholder in the Kansas City office.
Ms. Exposito represents state and local government agencies, cities, and school districts in a wide variety of tax-exempt financings. Ms. Exposito is licensed to practice in Missouri and Arizona. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an attorney focusing on public finance and education law, and clerked for the Honorable Frederick J. Martone at the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Ms. Exposito received her B.S. degree (summa cum laude) in Economics from Bradley University in 2008 and her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Notre Dame Law School in 2011. During law school, she was a Senior Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.
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Gilmore Bell is one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States. The firm primarily represents governmental entities and 501c3 organizations to negotiate financing alternatives including bond and lease transactions, economic development incentives and public-private partnerships. For more than 25 years, Gilmore Bell has ranked in the top 10 nationally in the number of bond counsel opinions rendered on municipal bond issues. Gilmore Bell has offices in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Utah and Illinois. For more information, visit us at www.gilmorebell.com.