Who We Are – About Swanson Midgley LLC

Daniel V. Hiatt


Phone: (816) 886-4801

Alt: (816) 842-6100

Email: dhiatt@swansonmidgley.com

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Career Overview:

Dan has been a frequent lecturer on tax topics including entity level taxation and tax controversies. He has lectured before several state bar associations, as well as conducted continuing education classes for certified public accountants.

Dan’s practice consists of advising privately held companies with respect to various legal matters including mergers and acquisitions, the development and negotiation of numerous contract arrangements, structuring deferred compensation programs, drafting business formation documents and succession plans. Dan also does tax planning and tax controversy work, including individual and corporate tax audits and IRS appeals, as well as the defense of civil fraud prosecutions, estate planning for high net worth individuals, including counsel specific to charitable tax planning arrangements.

Prior to entering law school, Dan was a Revenue Agent with the Internal Revenue Service.

Principal Practice Areas:

  • Corporate and Business Transactions
  • Tax
  • Trusts and Estates


  • Loyola University, J.D., 1976
  • New York University, LL.M, 1977
  • Rockhurst University, B.A., 1976


  • Missouri, 1976
  • Louisiana, 1978

Professional Affiliations and Memberships:

  • Chairperson of the Rockhurst University Planned Giving Council
  • Past Chairperson of the Kansas Archdiocese of Secondary Schools