WICHITA, Kan. – Chambers USA 2024 has ranked Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, in the top tier of Kansas litigators for White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations, describing him as “a widely venerated litigator, respected in the market for his expert representation in trial and appellate white-collar criminal proceedings… and one of the best-known criminal defense lawyers in Wichita.”

Monnat’s work in healthcare and financial investigations has earned him a place on Chambers’ top-tier list for 14 consecutive years. His clients have included both individuals and companies involved in matters investigated by bodies such as the DOJ, the US Attorneys’ Office, and Kansas AG.

“In the area of white-collar crime and government investigations, Chambers bestowed this top-tier ranking on only six attorneys across Kansas,” Monnat said. “I’m honored to be considered among this prestigious group of colleagues.”

Monnat has practiced criminal law, white-collar criminal law, and appellate law statewide for nearly 50 years. Highly regarded by peers and clients, Monnat consistently ranks among Super Lawyers’ Top 100 Lawyers in Missouri and Kansas, and five times has been named among its Top 10 Lawyers. 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 and contributes legal articles annually.

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 seminars nationwide.