McKool Smith has been recognized by the publishers of the Austin Business Journal as one of the top intellectual property firms in Texas’ capitol city.
McKool Smith was one of five firms listed in the June 1, 2012, edition of the weekly business publication. Firms were ranked based on the overall number of registered patent attorneys.
Noted patent litigation attorney Gordon White leads the firm’s Austin office, which opened in 2000. The office is home to 30 skilled attorneys, including several with advanced degrees in engineering and technology, who represent clients across the globe.
With more than 170 litigators across offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Marshall, New York, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC, McKool Smith has established a reputation as one of America’s leading trial firms. The firm has won more National Law Journal and VerdictSearch “Top 100 Verdicts” over the last five years than any other law firm. In 2012, the firm was named intellectual property “Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation, and previously was recognized as “IP Firm of the Year” by Law360. McKool Smith represents leading clients across a broad range of practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and white collar defense.