Arthur E. Fillmore


Kansas City, MO



Arthur Fillmore focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial transactions, securities law, capital formation, and international law. Within his 40 year career he has represented both privately held and publicly held companies, start-ups and small businesses in a variety of transactions. Those transactions include but are not limited to mergers, sales, purchase and financing. Arthur is credited with developing a legal practice dedicated to both representing and negotiating on behalf of, client financing with commercial banks, private equity funds, health care providers, venture capital funds, and angel investors.

Arthur joins the AEGIS Kansas City team after practicing law for Levy Craig Kansas City since 2004. At Levy Craig, Arthur represented a start-up ethanol company in going public through a reverse merger into a public shell, in addition to representing clients in building and acquiring biodiesel facilities. It was here that Arthur assisted a client in licensing from the Georgia Tech Institute a microwave technology which can produce carbon, petroleum and steel from tire dump sites and municipal solid waste sites. Arthur was most noted at Levy Craig for developing a strategy for a business lawsuit that rendered the largest verdict in Ohio history, that verdict being $215 Million. Arthur’s practice in health care enterprises led him to represent Tenet Health Care in its $1 Billion offer to acquire all the hospitals owned by Health Midwest. His representation in various business sectors has led him to assist clients with their international business transactions in China, Central America, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia. Arthur has had the privilege of working for several local Kansas City Firms, including Lathrop & Gage and Condon F. Fillmore since 1975.

•  University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1968
•  Artillery Officer Candidate School
•  University Of Missouri Columbia School Of Law, Order of the Coif, 1975

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Mediation, Kansas, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1975


  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • University of Missouri
    • B.A. - 1968
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Political Science, English, American History

Representative Clients

  • Znergy, Inc
  • Mid-Atlantic Bio Therapeutics


  • Sen. Kit Bond
  • Rep. Kevin Yoder
  • Sen. Jack Danforth
  • Mayor Sly James

Classes / Seminars

  • Estate Planning, KCMBA, 1978 - 1978
  • M&A, NBI, 2012 - 2012

Honors And Awards

  • US Army Artillery School Hall of Fame, 2002 - 2018
  • DAR National Service Award, 2017 - 2018

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • MO Bar Assoc, Member, 1975 - Present
  • Heart of America Stand Down, Chair, 1992 - Present
  • St. Michael's Veterans Center, Chair, 2016 - Present
  • KC Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Chair, 1985 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Lathrop & Gage, Partner, 1975 - 1988


  • English (Primary)
  • French

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon