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Firm Recognition

Best Lawyers in America 2016 has indentified the following practice areas as being "tier 1":  Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers.

The following attorneys have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2016 in Wichita by the Best Lawyers in America:  Don D. Gribble, II (Medical Malpractice Law) and Kim R. Martens (Workers' Compensation Law - Employers).

Best Lawyers in America 2016 has also recognized the following attorneys as the best in their practice:

  • Richard C. Hite, Bet-the-Company Litigation (Lawyer of the Year 2010, 2014), Commerical Litigation, and Personal Injury Litigation - Defense (Lawyer of the Year 2013)
  • Arthur S. Chalmers, Insurance Law (Lawyer of the Year 2013)
  • Richard L. Honeyman, Personal Injury Litigation - Defesne (Lawyer of the Year 2015)
  • Jon E. Newman, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (Lawyer of the Year 2015)
  • Linda S. Parks, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation - Bankruptcy, Transactions, Litigation - Bankruptcy (Lawyer of the Year 2012), Real Estate Law
  • F. James Robinson, Jr., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commerical Litigation - Bankruptcy, Breach of Contract, Civil Litigation, Commerical Disputes, Complex Litigation, Construction, Contract Disputes, Product Liability, and Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Gaye B. Tibbets, Employment Law - Individuals (Lawyer of the Year 2013), Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment Law
  • Randy J. Troutt, Medical Malpractice Law - Defense

Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. has been identified by Benchmark Litigation as one of two Highly Recommended litigation firms in the state of Kansas for 2016.  The 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation has further recognized Richard C. Hite, Richard L. Honeyman and F. James Robinson, Jr. as "Local Litigation Stars" for their high quality litigation work.

Chambers USA has recognized Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. as a leading law firm in Kansas.  In the 2016 publication, the firm was recognized for its practice in the area of General Commercial Litigation.  According to Chambers USA, the HFH team "represents business clients in a range of complex litigation.  Has talented litigators who handle matters across a broad spectrum of industries, including construction, real estate and healthcare."

Chambers USA has further recognized six HFH attorneys as leading practitioners in their respective areas of practice:  Arthur S. Chalmers, Don D. Gribble, II, Richard C. Hite, Richard L. Honeyman, and F. James Robinson, Jr. for their practice in General Commerical Litigation.  Gaye B. Tibbets was recognized for her practice in Labor and Employment Law.