Marc Erickson

Adjunct Faculty
Primary office:

Marc Erickson is a partner at Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP whose civil trial practice emphasizes the areas of medical malpractice, complex business litigation and personal injury. Marc has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict in Missouri and Kansas. He has repeatedly been included in the Kansas City Business Journal “Best of Bar” and the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers. In 2008, Marc was also selected by Ingram’s Magazine as one of the 40 Under 40 leaders in business, government and community in Kansas City. He is a 2012 inductee into the International Society of Barristers, an international honor society of trial attorneys. Marc was a Rice Scholar at the University of Kansas School of Law.

Courses Taught:
  • Trial Advocacy


J.D., Kansas, 1994, B.A., Miami University (Ohio), 1991.


Missouri 1994, Kansas 1995, various federal courts

Career History

Associate, Lathrop & Norquist, L.C. (later Lathrop & Gage, L.C.), 1994-1999; Associate, Wagstaff & Cartmell, L.L.P., 1999-2000; Partner, Wagstaff & Cartmell, L.L.P., 2000-present.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 34 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,600+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., and 21 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 20th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 80 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • More than 600 employment interviews at law school, 2014-15
  • 92 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2014 – top 20 percent nationally
  • 23rd: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at nation’s largest law firms
  • #1 in Kansas and Missouri for July 2015 bar exam performance