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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.
F. James Robinson is recognized by legal professionals.
F. James Robinson was inducted into the Warren E. Burger Society. named after the former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Burger Society honors individuals who have used their time, talent and support to further the mission of the National Center for State Court's in exceptional ways.
HFH Attorneys Named in 2020 Best Lawyers
Eight lawyers of the Wichita law firm of Hite Fanning & Honeyman LLP are recognized in the Best Lawyers of America 2020. Additionally, Lawyer of the Year awards are presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. HFH’s F. James Robinson was named the 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Wichita in Bet-the Company litigation; Jim was also recognized for commercial litigation, and banking & finance litigation. Other HFH attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition are Don Gribble (medical malpractice-defense), Richard Hite (bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, mediation and personal injury litigation-defense), Richard Honeyman (personal injury litigation – defense), Jon Newman (employment law-individuals, employment law-management./insurance and workers’ compensation-employers), Linda Parks (bankruptcy creditor and debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law and commercial litigation), Gaye Tibbets (employment law-individuals, employment law management and labor and employment litigation), and Randy Troutt has been ( medical malpractice defense litigation). , 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.