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Randy J. Troutt  |  Partner

T 316-265-7741F 316-267-7803E troutt@hitefanning.com

Randy Troutt is a partner in the firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P.  He is an experienced trial lawyer who has focused his practice for over 35 years on:

  • Medical malpractice defense
  • Civil litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Consumer protection litigation

Randy is admitted to practice in the Kansas state courts, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas.

He has been listed in Chambers U.S.A, an independent guide to leading business lawyers. He has received an AV® Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®,* and has been selected for inclusion in Missouri & KansasSuper Lawyers®, 2008-2018 Editions.

Randy represents a wide range of clients in commercial litigation, arbitration and personal injury matters, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Ambulatory service centers (ASCs)
  • Other health care facilities
  • Physicians
  • Nurses

He routinely handles multimillion-dollar claims and has primary responsibility for several of the firm's largest clients.

Randy is a member of the Wichita, Kansas and American Bar Associations.  He is also a member of the Kansas and International Associations of Defense Counsel, the American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, and the American Health Lawyers Association.

He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas University and his J.D. from Washburn University of Topeka.  He joined Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. in 1980.

*AV® Preeminent™ is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Areas of Concentration
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Consumer Protection Litigation

Court Admissions

  • Kansas, 1980
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1980
Honors
  • Top Rated Lawyer 2013, Healthcare Law, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America 2014, Medical Malpractice Law – Defense
  • Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • AV® Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®*
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-2017 Editions

Professional Memberships

  • Wichita Bar Association (WBA)
  • Kansas Bar Association (KBA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • American Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel (KADC)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel

Education

  • Kansas University, B.S. in Business Administration, 1976
  • Washburn University of Topeka, J.D., 1980
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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 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.