Robert J. Haupt

Location: Kansas City - MO

  • 2345 Grand Blvd. Suite 2200
    Kansas City, MO 64108
  • Tel : 816.460.5733
  • Fax : 816.292.2001

Robert is an experienced bankruptcy and commercial litigation attorney. His experience includes confirmed numerous Chapter 11 and 12 bankruptcy cases, resolving restructuring involving franchise disputes, successfully resolving multiple RICO claims asserted against multi-national corporations participating in mortgage fraud, brought on behalf of various lending institutions.

Over the course of his legal career, Robert has represented a wide spectrum of clients, from some of America’s largest companies in bankruptcy and other litigation matters, to individuals asserting civil rights claims against state and federal government agencies.

Robert co-founded the National Litigation Law Group, a firm organized to provide low-cost, high-volume, specialized representation to consumers during times of financial distress.

Prior to attending law school, Robert had a career in the real estate and hospitality industry, developing and operating, residential developments, hotels, resorts, golf courses, vacation rental companies. Robert has served as a receiver over hospitality related properties and as an expert witness in matters throughout the United States.


  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy-Litigation; Land Use and Zoning-Litigation, 2012 – Present
  • Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants, Attorney of the Year, 2011
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Selected for Oklahoma Super Lawyers, 2010 – Present
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association, Leadership in Law Award, 2009
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Alumni Association Service Award, 2001
  • Martindale-Hubbell® “AV Preeminent” Rating


Lathrop Gage clients are the backbone of our economy. We work as one integrated team to help them see beyond immediate challenges to achieve their most important objectives.

Our attorneys provide strategic guidance in litigation, business and intellectual property law, with deep knowledge and experience in the industries we serve. Founded in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1873, Lathrop Gage has grown to 10 offices from coast to coast.

We will immerse ourselves in your business, rolling up our sleeves to get to know your operations. We will take on your goals and interests as our own. By focusing on relationships rather than transactions, we become your long-term partners, invested in your long-term success. With your business goals always top of mind, we help you move beyond legal obstacles to embrace the strategies that deliver results.

We are as passionate about helping you succeed as you are about building your business. Helping our clients see beyond their immediate challenges to capitalize on the opportunities ahead has been our privilege for over a century.