A native of Kansas City, Missouri, John received his B.A. in Political Science and English, graduating with distinction in 1975 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In 1978, he obtained his Juris Doctor from the same university. Following graduation from law school, John became an associate in the firm of McKenzie, Williams, Merrick, Beamer & Wells. During his association with that firm, he devoted his practice to civil litigation and Workers’ Compensation defense. In 1983, John and several of his colleagues formed the firm of Merrick, Baker, Fox, Hufft & Strauss. As a partner in that firm, he was involved in the practice of civil litigation with an emphasis in Workers’ Compensation defense. In 1993, he formed the firm of Fox Stretz & Quinn, P.C. a firm exclusively dedicated to Workers’ Compensation litigation.
In 2016, John founded the firm of FOX & GARY, LLC, practicing exclusively in the field of Workers’ Compensation defense. For the past 25 consecutive years, John has been awarded the AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest worldwide rating given to attorneys, signifying that his legal abilities are of the very highest, preeminent standards and that his professional ethics are unquestioned, having been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by that organization. John has also been recognized by The American Registry as being in the Top 1% of American Professionals. He has been an active lecturer and author on the topic of Workers’ Compensation law. John is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas.
John exclusively practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation defense. John may be reached at email@example.com
and at (816) 895-8702
Benjamin R Gary
Ben, originally from New Jersey, grew up in Coral Springs, Florida. He attended the University of Central Florida and graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration. After completing his undergraduate degree, Ben worked as a Workers’ Compensation claims adjuster for Travelers Insurance Company. Ben continued to work full-time and took a position with Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance Company so that he could attend law school. He attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School while continuing to work his full-time position adjusting workers’ compensation claims. Following completion of his Juris Doctorate in 2010, Ben relocated to Kansas City and continued his work as an adjuster exclusively handling workers’ compensation claims for Zurich Insurance Company. During his nine years as an adjuster, Ben handled claims in 20 different jurisdictions throughout the United States. Ben joined the firm of Fox, Stretz & Quinn, P.C. in 2013 in an Of Counsel role. Along with practicing in the area of Workers’ Compensation defense, Ben also has experience handling various civil and criminal litigation matters. Ben is licensed to practice law in both Missouri and Kansas.
Ben exclusively practices in the field of Workers’ Compensation defense. Ben may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
and at (816) 895-8705