WICHITA – For the third consecutive year, Who’s Who Legal has named Dan Monnat 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.
“This peer group consists of renowned experts around the globe who focus on bet-the-company defense work. It’s an honor to be listed among these esteemed colleagues,” said Monnat. “Our duty is to ensure that clients’ Constitutional rights are protected from overzealous regulatory and law enforcement personnel. It’s our privilege to stand up for these clients during some of the darkest chapters of their professional lives.”
Monnat has practiced in Wichita for more than 40 years, handling criminal and white-collar criminal cases that have attracted worldwide attention. Last fall he was named one of Super Lawyers’ Top 10 attorneys in Missouri and Kansas. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Criminal Lawyers and the American Bar Association.
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.