McKool Smith has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading patent litigation firms in Managing Intellectual Property’s 2021 edition of “IP Stars.” The firm is also “Highly Recommended” for patent litigation in Texas, and six of the firm’s principals have been recognized as “IP Stars,” including:
- Sam Baxter, Dallas
- Douglas A. Cawley, Dallas
- Blair Jacobs, Washington, D.C.
- William LaFuze, Houston
- Mike McKool, Dallas
- Steven Pollinger, Austin
"IP Stars" provides both a national and state-by-state analysis of leading law firms and attorneys who excel in intellectual property matters. The research is based on hundreds of interviews and thousands of surveys of partners at U.S. law firms. Managing IP magazine is a Euromoney Legal Media Group publication.