Matt All

Adjunct Faculty
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Matt All is a fifth-generation native Kansan with degrees from from the University of Kansas and Yale Law School. After working in private legal practice in Kansas City and Lawrence, he spent eight years in state government, first as Assistant Insurance Commissioner, and then as Chief Counsel to Governor Kathleen Sebelius. In January 2007, he left state government to begin work at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. Today, he serves Blue Cross as General Counsel and Vice President, Public Policy and Human Development. His responsibilities include legal counsel, legislative and regulatory issues, human resources, leadership development, corporate communications, and corporate governance. He has served on the adjunct faculty at KU since 2002, teaching both insurance law and Indian gaming law. He is chairman of the Kansas Bar Association Insurance Law Section, and serves on the Kansas Bar Association Commission on Professionalism.

Courses Taught:
  • Insurance

 

Representative Publications

John McCain and the Indian Gaming Backlash: The Unfortunate Irony of S. 2078, 15-Winter Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 295 (2006).

Education

J.D. Yale, 1996; B.A. University of Kansas, with highest distinction, 1993.

Admitted

Kansas, 1996.

Career History

Associate, Blackwell Sanders Matheny Weary and Lombardi, 1996-97; Associate, Stevens & Brand, 1997-1999; Assistant Kansas Insurance Commissioner, 1999-2003; Chief Counsel to the Governor of Kansas, 2003-2007; General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Vice President for Public Policy and Human Development, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, since 2007.

Member

American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association (Chair, Insurance Law Section).

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms