WICHITA, Kan. – Chambers USA 2019 has ranked Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, in the top tier of Kansas litigators practicing in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations sector. Based on its annual survey of law firm clients and peer lawyers, Chambers USA quotes one survey source who described Monnat as “an outstanding practitioner” who does “outstanding work”. Monnat handles a wide range of litigation matters, with a particular depth of experience in white-collar and government investigations.
“I’m both humbled and gratified by this year’s Chambers USA review,” Monnat said. “Our commitment is to approach every case with outstanding thought, action, courage and care. Being recognized for that work ethic is a genuine honor.”
Monnat has practiced criminal law, white-collar criminal law and appellate law in Wichita for nearly 45 years, and was named by Super Lawyers® 2019 as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Missouri and Kansas. A graduate of California State University, Monnat received his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law. He also is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College.
A frequent editorial contributor on criminal defense topics, Monnat is co-author of “Sentencing, Probation, and Collateral Consequences,” a chapter of the Kansas Bar Association’s Kansas Criminal Law Handbook, 5th edition. He also lectures at NACDL conferences and at other legal seminars around the country.
Monnat has earned distinction as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, the American Bar Association and the Kansas Bar Foundation. He currently sits on the Kansas Association of Trial Lawyers’ Board of Editors.
Monnat is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.