WICHITA – Chambers USA 2020 has ranked Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, among the top 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 notes that Monnat often works on healthcare and financial investigations, calling him “a widely venerated litigator, respected in the market for his expert representation in trial and appellate white-collar criminal proceedings.”

“I’m truly honored by this year’s Chambers USA review and their particular recognition of our work in healthcare and financial investigations,” Monnat said. “This accolade exemplifies the solid legal research and expertise we put to work for every client, in every case.”

Monnat has practiced criminal law, white-collar criminal law and appellate law in Wichita for 45 years and was named one of Super Lawyers’ Top 10 Lawyers in Missouri and Kansas for 2018 and 2019. 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 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 and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.