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McKool Smith is pleased to announce the promotion of Nick Mathews to Principals in the firm’s Dallas office, effective January 1, 2018.

“Our new Principals are leaders who demonstrate outstanding service to our clients and the firm,” said David Sochia, McKool Smith’s Managing Principal. “I am very proud of what they have accomplished and look forward to their continued success.”

Nicholas Mathews: Nick Mathews is a Principal in McKool Smith's Dallas office who focuses on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation. Nick has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in patent infringement matters across a wide range of technology fields, including wireless communications, medical devices, speech coding, and video compression. He also has significant experience handling matters alleging competitive violations in patent licensing related to standard essential patents subject to FRAND or RAND obligations. Nick is an experienced trial lawyer who has presented and cross-examined witnesses at trial and has successfully briefed and argued numerous motions in federal district court and before the International Trade Commission. Nick is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and has experience prosecuting patents and representing clients in inter partes review proceedings. Prior to joining the firm, Nick served as a law clerk for the Honorable J. Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.

With more than 180 trial lawyers across offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Marshall, New York, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C., McKool Smith has established a reputation as one of America’s leading trial firms. Since 2006, the firm has secured ten nine-figure jury verdicts and twelve eight-figure jury verdicts. The firm has also won more VerdictSearch and The National Law Journal "Top 100 Verdicts" over the last ten years than any other law firm in the country. Courtroom successes like these have earned McKool Smith critical acclaim and helped the firm become what The Wall Street Journal describes as “one of the biggest law firm success stories of the past decade.” McKool Smith represents clients in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and white collar defense matters.

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