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As leader of Hinkle Elkouri’s insurance, transportation, and construction litigation practice groups, Mr. Davidson handles the defense of a full range of property and casualty, motor carrier/transportation, construction, products, employment, health care, and professional liability matters.

He also has an active litigation and trial practice, representing product motor carriers and other transportation, warehousing, and logistics industry clients, product manufacturers/distributors, construction professionals and entities, employers, clergy and religious institutions, and health care/managed care professionals and entities. In addition to his significant experience in the mediation and arbitration of cases, he has tried numerous civil jury trials, including high-exposure personal injury and wrongful death cases.

And as coordinator of the firm’s Critical Occurrence Response Team, Philip is first on the scene providing early investigation, planning, and legal management services to clients responding to catastrophic events such as transportation/motor carrier incidents, fires, explosions, product liability claims, building failures, workplace investigations, and governmental inquiries/enforcement actions.

With bar admissions in the state courts of both Kansas and Missouri, Philip assists clients throughout the country and has been elected to both Kansas/Missouri Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 10%
  3. Transportation: 10%
  4. Insurance: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
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Contact info

Hinkle Law Firm LLC

301 North Main St.
Suite 2000
Wichita, KS, 67202-4820


MOGood Standing, Active199101/08/2013
KSAuthorized to practice law199007/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Best Lawyer (Recognized Construction Law)Best Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyer (Recognized Construction Law)Best Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine2006
Super LawyerMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine2005
BV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberHinkle Law Firm LLC2002 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trucking AssociationMember, Seminar SpeakerN/A
St. John’s Episcopal ChurchSr. Warden, Personnel Committee chairpersonN/A
Episcopal Diocese of Kansas,Fiduciary/Personnel CommitteeN/A
Wichita Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Transportation, Construction, and Insurance Practice GroupSteering CommitteeN/A
ALFA International - The Global Legal NetworkMemberN/A
Trucking Industry Defense AssociationMemberN/A
Missouri State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Kansas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A
The International Society fo Explosives EngineersHonorary MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ALFA International Transportation UpdateKansas' Indemnity Statute Amended to Include "Motor Carrier Transportation Contracts"2010
ALFA International Transportation UpdateThe Times They are A' Changin': The Politics of Global Warming and its Effects on the Trucking Industry2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of KansasPolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1987