Geoffrey D. Fasel


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(816) 527-8628 / (816) 225-9744


University of Virginia

J.D., Virginia Journal of Environmental Law, Senior Articles Editor

Bowdoin College

B.S., magna cum laude

Previous Experience

  • Polsinelli (Shareholder)


  • State of Missouri
  • State of Kansas

Professional Experience

Geoffrey Fasel is a finance attorney and trusted advisor to dynamic sponsors, managers, investors, and business leaders, leveraging his experience and relationships in the investment, development, and business communities to understand and help achieve his clients’ specific nuanced goals. His practice is primarily focused on structuring the assemblage of capital and debt; strategic real estate and corporate transactions; and venture capital and private equity funds and projects.  

Mr. Fasel assists clients with negotiating and structuring joint ventures. He advises on purchase and sale transactions, acquisitions and dispositions of all kinds, as well as venture and private equity entity formation.  

In addition, Mr. Fasel works with emerging companies, particularly in the technology sector. He represents these clients at all stages of their venture’s life cycle — beginning with technology creation and protection, through formation and capital attraction, key third-party relationships, growth, maturity, and strategic exits. Mr. Fasel is recognized as an industry leader in the emerging company market in the Midwest.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Fasel has represented clients ranging from start-ups to mature companies in a range of different industries, giving him a broad corporate background. He serves as outside general counsel for several prominent clients, where he advises on corporate, governance, and transactional matters, including joint ventures, restructurings, and licensing matters. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters Corporation), 2009-2013
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Program, Class of 2011
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Big Five, Translational Medicine Initiative

Other Activities

Whether with his clients or not, Mr. Fasel enjoys travel and adventure with his wife and children, including music, mountain biking, and skiing.