WICHITA, Kan. – Chambers USA 2022 has once again ranked Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, among Kansas’ top litigators in the areas of White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations, citing his work in healthcare and financial investigations. Chambers has placed Monnat among the state’s top-tier attorneys in this sector for 12 consecutive years.
“I’ve always said that the practice of law is about more than the law… it’s about the thought, action, courage and care we bring to bear in the defense of every client,” Monnat said. “I’m honored that the lawyers and clients surveyed by Chambers have continued to recognize this commitment in my practice, and have seen fit to name me to this distinguished list for the past dozen years.”
For more than 45 years, Monnat has practiced criminal law, white-collar criminal law and appellate law in Wichita and across Kansas. Highly regarded by peers and clients alike, Monnat has been named one of Super Lawyers’ Top 10 Lawyers in Missouri and Kansas every year since 2018. A graduate of California State University, he 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.
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 Foundation, 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. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and lectures frequently at NACDL conferences and at other legal seminars nationwide.
Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, was founded in 1985 by Monnat and legal scholar Stan Spurrier. In addition to Monnat and Spurrier, the firm includes shareholder Sal Intagliata and associates Eli O’Brien and Alex Sheppard.