Benchmark Litigation recognized McKool Smith as the “IP Firm of the Year” during the inaugural Benchmark Litigation Awards--South ceremony on March 8, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
The firm was also nominated in the following categories:
- Bankruptcy "Firm of the Year"
- Texas "Case of the Year" (i4i v. Microsoft)
- Texas "Litigator of the Year" (Doug Cawley)
Benchmark Litigation is the only directory to focus exclusively on the U.S. litigation market. The publication's identification of the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms is the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Benchmark Litigation is published by Euromoney Institutional Investor, a leading international business-to-business media group.
With more than 170 litigators across offices in California, New York, Texas, and Washington, DC, McKool Smith has established a reputation as one of America’s leading trial firms. The firm has won more National Law Journaland VerdictSearch “Top 100 Verdicts” over the last five years than any other law firm. McKool Smith represents leading clients across a broad range of practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and white collar defense.