Kathryn Starrett Rickley


Katie Rickley joined Osman & Smay LLP in January 2012. Ms. Rickley litigates both individual and collective/class action employment cases seeking to recover unpaid overtime and minimum wages. Prior to joining Osman & Smay LLP, Ms. Rickley worked for an education law firm where she gained experience in education law, labor and employment law, insurance defense and litigation.The illegal employment practices challenged by Ms. Rickley

The illegal employment practices challenged by Ms. Rickley include:

  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Refused Overtime Compensation for Non-Exempt Workers
  • Unauthorized and Illegal Deductions from Earned Wages
  • Misclassification of Salaried Workers as Exempt from Overtime
  • Forced “off the clock” work without pay
  • Unlawful Attempts to Substitute “Compensatory Time Off” for Overtime Pay

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Oregon (inactive)
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Education & Biography:

  • J.D., University of Iowa (2004)
  • B.A., French, Kansas State University (2000)
  • Attorney, Guin, Martin, & Mundorf LLC (2009-2011)
  • Contract Specialist, University of Kansas (2008-2009)
  • Contract Attorney, The Mergis Group (2007)
  • Contract Legal/Interim Disability Services Manager, Knowledge Learning Corporation (2005-2006)

Practice Areas

  • Wage & Hour Law
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Litigation
  • Collective & Class Actions Involving Unpaid Wages
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law & Litigation

8500 W. 110th St., Ste 330
Overland Park, KS 66210
Telephone: (913) 667-WAGE (9243)
Fax: (866) 470-WAGE (9243)