Kyle J. Steadman

Kyle J. Steadman



1551 N. Waterfront Parkway, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466

T: 316.291.9523
F: 316.267.6345

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Kyle Steadman is the practice group chair of Foulston’s litigation practice group in the firm’s Wichita office. With more than 25 years’ experience as a trial lawyer, Kyle has managed a broad range of commercial and complex cases throughout his career. He represents clients in product liability cases, construction cases, annexation disputes, business disputes, professional liability cases, insurance defense cases, oil and gas litigation, and probate litigation. Kyle is routinely retained to serve as a mediator in civil cases ranging from personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, and complex commercial matters. 

Kyle was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2020 Wichita Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.” He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. He enjoys Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers reflecting exemplary professional expertise, experience, and stature. 

Outside the office, Kyle and his wife, Shelly enjoy entertaining family and friends, cooking and making pizzas in their outdoor wood-fired oven.  


  • Washburn University (J.D., 1995)
    Washburn Law Journal, Comments Editor
  • Washburn University (BA in Political Science, cum laude, 1991)


  • Kansas (1995)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (1995)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2006)
  • Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Court
Community Involvement
  • Mulvane Chamber of Commerce, 2008-present
  • Mulvane Community Foundation, 2017-present
  • Optimist Club, 1991-present 
  • Villa Maria, Inc., Board of Directors, 2008-2019
  • ASC Health, Board Member, 2010-2017
  • Sumner County Economic Development Commission, Past Director for the City of Mulvane
  • Mulvane High School Site Council, 2002-2005
  • Church Youth Advisor, 2002-2005
  • MS Foundation Wheels Are Turnin’ Trans Continental Bicycle Trip National Media Director, 1989
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Identified by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in the United States in the area of Litigation: Mediators, 2023-2024
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2020 Wichita Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2008-2024, Litigation – Insurance, 2021-2024; Commercial Litigation, 2023-2024; and Mediation, 2024
  • Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars List, 2008; Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® List 2015-2023 (a Thomson Reuters business)
  • Named a "Future Star" in the area of Dispute Resolution by Benchmark Litigation, 2015-2016 & 2018-2020
  • Named a "Litigation Star" in the area of Dispute Resolution by Benchmark Litigation, 2021-2024
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association, Mentoring Committee Chair
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, Board of Directors; Kansas Defense Journal, Editor
  • Defense Research Institute
  • GGI Global Alliance AG, Firm Representative, 2016-present


  • What To Do After an Adverse Event (Client Presentation)


  • Effective Mediation Strategies (Foulston Siefkin LLP, Corporate Counsel Series: Litigation 2018)