McKool Smith has once again been ranked as a leading U.S. patent litigation firm by Legal 500. The 2012 edition highlights the firm for having "exceptional trial lawyers, great results, and extremely responsive, thoroughly professional service." Four of the firm's principals have been "recommended" as leading U.S. patent litigators, including Mike McKool, Sam Baxter, and Ted Stevenson. Principals Ben Levi, Larry Hadley and Alan Block are also recognized.
Published for over twenty years, the Legal 500 series provides comprehensive worldwide coverage on legal services providers in over 100 countries, and is widely chosen for its definitive judgment of law firm capabilities.
With more than 170 trial lawyers 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. McKool Smith represents leading clients across a broad range of practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and white collar defense.