McKool Smith’s achievements have earned Legal 500's recognition as a leading U.S. firm for patent litigation. 

According to the directory, McKool Smith is “a very professional and focused firm that has its clients’ commercial interests at heart.”  Several of the firm's attorneys were also recognized by Legal 500, including Co-Founder and Chairman Mike McKool who was acknowledged for his work on behalf of clients such as American Airlines, MIT and BTG International. Gordon White received praise for being a ‘highly innovative, technically knowledgeable and experienced patent litigator,’ Steven Pollinger is described as ‘very thoughtful, and client oriented; a very good negotiator who understands how to get deals done.’ Principals Doug Cawley, and Jeffrey Carter are also "recommended."  

Published for over twenty years, the Legal 500 series provides comprehensive worldwide coverage on legal services providers in over 100 countries.  The publication is used by commercial and private clients, corporate counsel, CEOs, FDs and professional advisers - as well as by other referrers of work both nationally and internationally. 

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