WICHITA, Kan. – For the fifth straight year, Who’s Who Legal and Global Investigations Review have named Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the Investigations sector. Who’s Who Legal collaborates annually with Global Investigations Review to identify the world’s leading lawyers, forensic accountants and digital forensics experts who assist companies and individuals under investigation by regulatory or law enforcement agencies. Monnat is the only attorney in Kansas to be recognized.

“Globally, there’s been a steady rise in demand for lawyers who handle bet-the-company and white-collar criminal defense cases,” said Monnat. “Forensic investigation is a focused area of expertise and it’s an honor to be included among this stellar group of colleagues.”

Monnat has practiced in Wichita for nearly 45 years, handling criminal and white-collar criminal cases that have attracted international attention. He was named one of Super Lawyers’ Top 10 attorneys in Missouri and Kansas for 2018, 2019 and 2020, and he has been honored by Best Lawyers in America for more than 30 years. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, the American Bar Foundation and the Kansas Bar Foundation.

A graduate of California State University, Monnat received his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law and is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College.

A frequent national lecturer and editorial contributor on criminal defense topics, Monnat is the author of “Sentencing, Probation, and Collateral Consequences,” a chapter of the Kansas Bar Association’s Kansas Criminal Law Handbook, 5th edition.  From 2007 – 2011, Monnat served on the Kansas Sentencing Commission as a Governor’s appointee. He currently sits on the Kansas Association of Trial Lawyers’ Board of Editors.

Monnat served as a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Board of Directors from 1996 – 2004, and is a two-term past president of the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered is celebrating its 35th year protecting the Constitutional rights and privileges of clients throughout Kansas and the Midwest.