Attorneys at Law

SA Legal Advisors LC

Focusing on Economic Development Projects

SA Legal represents municipalities and developers on economic development projects.  The partners at SA Legal are experienced with both Kansas and Missouri economic development incentives, including tax abatement, tax increment financing, community improvement districts and industrial revenue bonds. SA Legal Advisors also represents numerous restaurants and other businesses in their day-to-day operations.

Our Practice

Real Estate Law

Economic Development


Project Finance

Restaurant Law

SA Legal Advisors also represents businesses on organizational and ongoing matters. SA Legal Advisors regularly provides representation for asset purchase agreements, real estate purchases, restaurant law, lease review, review of financing documents and employment agreements. SA Legal Advisors also serves as general counsel to a number of businesses.


Scott W. Anderson

Scott W. Anderson


Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2013

Scott W. Anderson represents municipalities and developers on economic development projects. Mr. Anderson regularly negotiates development agreements and advises on tax abatement, tax increment financing, community improvement districts, and other economic development incentives. Mr. Anderson also advises and consults on the issuance of both taxable and tax-exempt revenue bond financings. Mr. Anderson has served as an expert witness on revenue bond financings gone bad.  Prior to starting the firm, Mr. Anderson was an associate at Dorsey & Whitney, LLP,  a partner at Gilmore & Bell, P.C. and counsel at Kutak Rock LLP.

Mr. Anderson has also owned and operated more than 20 restaurants in the last 15 years.

Mr. Anderson obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa (BBA Finance, honors, and distinction, 1994) and his law degree from the University of Iowa (JD with distinction, 1997).  Mr. Anderson served as a Managing Editor of the Iowa Law Review.

Mr. Anderson is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association and the National Association of Bond Lawyers.  Mr. Anderson resides in Shawnee, Kansas with his wife and three children.

Richard S. Schoenfeld

Richard S. Schoenfeld


Richard S. Schoenfeld is licensed to practice law in Kansas and Missouri. He maintains a general practice in the Greater Kansas City area including Topeka, as well as St. Mary’s, Kansas. With a focus in the areas of Real Estate Law, Commercial Leasing, Landlord and Tenant Law, Corporate Law and Entity Formation including General Business Operations and Disputes, as well as Business Succession and Estate Planning, including Wills, Trusts, and Probate. Rich has represented individuals, businesses, contractors and subcontractors alike in a matter pertaining to:

  • Finance & Loan Documentation
  • Corporate Formation
  • Business and Real Estate Acquisitions/Dispositions
  • Asset Purchase Agreements
  • Seller Financed Transactions
  • Stock and Membership Sale & Transfers
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial and Residential Leases and Lease Negotiations
  • Easements
  • Zoning
  • Construction Law

Rich obtained his undergraduate degree from Kansas State University and his law degree from Washburn University School of Law graduating with honors in 2003.  Prior to co-founding SA Legal Advisors, LC in 2011 with Scott Anderson, Rich had previously worked as an associate at Polsinelli and Sonnenschein (now Dentons). Rich’s legal experience is enhanced by a strong entrepreneurial drive and passion for business growth, development, and success.  Rich has gained a deep personal knowledge for business and real estate by establishing and/or operating personal enterprises relating to real estate and business consulting.  In addition, Rich maintains his Kansas Real Estate License  and is well versed in real estate brokerage matters.  Rich is also an adjunct professor for Washburn University School of Applied Sciences, where he has taught Property Law and Introduction to law.

Rich is married with three children and is active in his church and community.  He is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, Topeka Bar Association and the Pottawatomie County Bar Association and is currently serving his second term on the Board of Directors for the Topeka Bar Association.  Rich is the past president of Topeka Solutions and is a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Why Choose Us


SA Legal represents both municipalities and developers in economic development projects, as well as, representing businesses of all sizes on various business and real estate transactions ranging from acquisitions, leasing and dispositions to providing counsel on general business matters.


Our Attorneys are experienced in both Kansas and Missouri in the areas of Economic Development incentives, including tax abatement, tax increment financing, community improvement districts, and industrial revenue bonds; Real Estate Law, including land acquisitions, dispositions, and commercial leasing; and Business Law, including entity formation, expansion, development and general counsel.

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