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Bankruptcy and Insolvency

We are recognized in Kansas for our expertise and success in representing financial institutions, distressed companies, and buyers of troubled companies.  Our lawyers are recognized experts, serving as editors of and contributors to the Kansas Bankruptcy Handbook and speaking at various continuing legal education programs. One of our partners is a Chapter 7 Trustee.

Our practice covers all forms of insolvency practice, including receivership, administration and liquidation to bankruptcy and voluntary arrangements. Our experience covers a wide variety of engagements and a vast array of industries including, among others, automotive, aviation, construction, distribution, energy, financial institutions, food and beverage, health care, hospitality, manufacturing, professional services, real estate,  and retail.

We are dedicated to serving our clients’ needs.  To that end, we often reach agreements when it will maximize a client’s recovery.  If there is not a workable solution available,we are tough minded litigators.  Our formidable reputation for litigation enhances our ability to obtain favorable deals for our clients.

Court Rules Against Proposed Wind Farm in Northern Sumner County
On September 21, a Sumner County judge issued a ruling in a zoning appeal case that blocks the construction of a proposed wind farm in northern Sumner County.
The Kansas Bar Association named F. James Robinson the 2017 recipient of the Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction. He was also presented with the 2017 Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award by the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel.
The Kansas Association of Defense Counsel presented F. James Robinson with the Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the KADC’s highest honor, given only to those individuals with a distinguished legal and public service career. Aside from being a highly regarded attorney, Jim serves as a leader in the educating others of the role of an independent judiciary. The award was presented during the KADC's annual conference in December 2017.
Hite, Fanning & Honeyman lawyers recognized as Best Lawyers in America
Linda Parks was named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year in the area of bankruptcy and creditor rights/insolvency and Gaye Tibbets was named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year in the area of employment and labor litigation, by Best Lawyers in America. The following lawyers from Hite, Fanning & Honeyman have also been recognized as Best Lawyers in America 2018: Other HFH attorneys are included in the Best Lawyers in America 2018 edition. The attorneys selected were Art Chalmers (insurance law), Don Gribble (medical malpractice-defense), Jim Robinson (commercial litigation, bet-the-company litigation, banking & finance litigation), Jon Newman (workers’ compensation-employers), Randy Troutt (medical malpractice-defense), Richard Honeyman (personal injury litigation – defense) and Richard Hite (bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury litigation-defense). Best Lawyers is a peer review publication, seeking the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of colleagues in the same practice area. For more information, https://www.bestlawyers.com/Search?query=hite%2C%20fanning%20%26%20honeyman