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Business and Commercial Litigation

We represent corporate clients and individuals in a wide variety of contract and other business disputes in many sectors of the economy, including aviation,  banking, energy, big box retailers, franchising, manufacturing, packaging, intellectual property, health care, insurance, real estate, oil and gas, and countless others.

We prosecute and defend claims of breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties, negligent misrepresentation, tortious interference with contract, and similar claims in both state and federal courts, at trial and in the appellate courts, as well as in arbitration. 

Our experience includes:

  • Litigation involving complex commercial loan disputes;
  • Defending shareholder class action and derivative litigation involving alleging breach of fiduciary duty by directors and officers;
  • Managed care reimbursement claims by a health system against third party payers;
  • Bankruptcy litigation attacking sham corporations and fraudulent trusts;
  • Real Estate litigation involving the sale of office buildings and big box retail stores;
  • Litigation involving non-competition provisions in medical practice agreements;
  • Nationwide  oil and gas royalty owner’s class actions;
  • Bondholder class action;
  • Franchise litigation involving a national franchisor that acquired a competing franchise business;
  • Litigation of aviation supply contracts; and
  • Trade secrets litigation
Super Lawyers list includes HFH attorneys
Attorneys of Hite Fanning & Honeyman have been selected for inclusion in the latest issue of Super Lawyers. Richard Hite is included in the category of general litigation, Richard Honeyman and Jim Robinson are in the business litigation category and Art Chalmers is in the defense litigation category. Linda Parks is recognized in the area of business and corporate work and Gaye Tibbets is included in the category of Employment and Labor. Additionally, Don Gribble and Randy Troutt are included in the list of attorneys defending medical malpractice cases. Finally, Scott Hill was selected to be included in the list of Rising Stars in the area of business and corporate work. Super Lawyers’ annual process for identifying attorneys include independent research and peer review. No more than 5% of the attorneys in the state can be included in the Super Lawyers listing.
HFH named a 2018 Best Law Firm
Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. has been named a 2018 "Best Law Firm" in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Insurance Law, Banking and Finance Litigation, Medical Malpractice (defendants), defense of Personal Injury Litigation (defendants), and Workers' Compensation Law (employers). This recognition...
Recognized as 2017 Highly Recommended Local Litigation Firm
Hite Fanning & Honeyman is one of only two Kansas law firms “Highly Recommended” by Benchmark Litigation 2017. Benchmark Litigation is described as the definitive guide to America’s leading firms and attorneys in the area of commercial litigation. Benchmark Litigation also specifically profiled Richard Hite, Richard Honeyman and Jim Robinson as standouts among Kansas litigation attorneys. A special congratulations to them! This is the fifth year that these HFH attorneys have been highlighted. https://www.benchmarklitigation.com/