Hite Fanning & Honeyman has more than 20 attorneys in its Wichita office. It has earned its reputation as one of the top insurance and medical malpractice defense firms in the state. Litigation lies at its core. Its professionals handle many subject areas including business torts, intellectual property, creditors’ rights, employment, healthcare, toxic torts, aviation, defamation, securities fraud, professional liability, construction litigation, personal injury, product liability, workers’ compensation, and insurance-coverage disputes. The majority of the firm’s attorneys are litigators. Founding member and senior partner Richard Hite’s practice primarily concerns business, commercial, and oil and gas litigation. He also appears as an arbitrator and mediator in business, contract, environmental, and professional-liability affairs. Closing in on a 50-years career, founding partner Richard “Dick” Honeyman primarily focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on disputes. He frequently serves as an alternative dispute resolution mediator. F. James “Jim” Robinson, Jr. comes with nearly 30 years of experience behind him. He has successfully litigated many high-profile cases, currently concentrating in business, construction, professional liability, and product liability. He has additional experience with contracts and corporate law. The senior partner represents clients who reflect many industries, including banking, aerospace, construction, equipment manufacturers, health care, and oil and gas.