Kelly Rundell serves as of counsel at the firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. She is a litigator with extensive experience in the areas of:
As a former Deputy City Attorney for the City of Wichita, Kelly spent over 20 years litigating municipal liability, in addition to employment and labor law issues in the government sector. She also provided ongoing training on various employment law issues to city employees, supervisors and police officers. Prior to that, she practiced in a private law office setting. Kelly is admitted to practice in Kansas, state and federal courts.
Kelly is regarded as a resource for presentations, publications, and continuing legal education materials on the issues of employment law, ethics, and trial litigation practice. Her presentations have been heard by members of the bar at CLEs and conferences. Kelly is an active member of the Wichita, Kansas and American Bar Associations, the Wichita Women Attorneys Association and the Kansas Women Attorneys Association. Kelly received the Wichita Bar Association President’s Award in 1993 and the Louise Mattox Attorney of Achievement Award in 2012. Kelly is currently Affiliate Faculty for Southwestern College, where she teaches courses in negotiations, business law and ethics.
In addition to serving the legal community, Kelly is actively involved in the community as well. She is currently a board member of the Susan G. Komen Kansas Affiliate, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and ending breast cancer. She is also the president-elect of the Wichita Area Women's Golf Association. She also served on the board of directors of the Wichita YWCA, including as president, and was a member of the Southwestern College Board of Trustees.
Kelly received her B.B.A., summa cum laude, from Southwestern College and her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law. She joined Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. in 2015.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys golfing and painting.
Recent Continuing Legal Education courses:
"#MeToo Harassment in the Workplace," Kansas Rural Water Association (2018)
“Legal Issues in Recruiting and Hiring” and “Imperative Information that Every Employee Handbook should Contain” part of National Business Institute seminar, Human Resource Law from A to Z (2018)
“Ethics in the Workplace—Do the Right Thing,” Kansas Rural Water Association, (2017)