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Jul 31, 2017, 17:47 ET Mike McKool Named "Litigator of the Week" by The AmLaw Litigation Daily following Quincy Jones Verdict

Mike McKool, a founder and chairman of McKool Smith, was named "Litigator of the Week" by The AmLaw Litigation Daily following his success as lead...


Jul 27, 2017, 09:28 ET McKool Smith Secures $9.4 Million Verdict for Quincy Jones against the Michael Jackson Estate

McKool Smith has secured a $9.4 million jury verdict on behalf of legendary music producer Quincy Jones against the late music icon Michael...


Jun 26, 2017, 15:37 ET McKool Smith Principal Steven Wolens Elected as Chairman of the Texas Ethics Commission

McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, has announced that Dallas Principal Steven Wolens has been elected Chairman of the Texas Ethics...


Jun 12, 2017, 08:51 ET Robin Cohen Awarded "Best in Insurance" at the 2017 Women in Business Law Awards

McKool Smith Principal Robin Cohen was awarded "Best in Insurance" at the sixth annual Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law...


May 10, 2017, 17:37 ET McKool Smith Bolsters Financial Litigation Practice in New York

McKool Smith, one of the nation's leading trial firms, has announced that commercial litigators Christopher P. Johnson and Zachary W. Mazin will be...


Apr 28, 2017, 12:18 ET McKool Smith Secures $131.4 Million Antitrust Verdict Against GE

McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, represented Red Lion Medical Safety, Inc. and 16 other plaintiffs in securing a $131.4 million...


Feb 06, 2017, 11:00 ET Frank Vecella, Former Ericsson Associate General Counsel of Litigation, Joins McKool Smith

McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, has announced that Frank Vecella, the former Associate General Counsel of Litigation at...


Dec 01, 2016, 16:19 ET Bankruptcy Litigator Nicholas Foley Joins McKool Smith

McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, has announced that bankruptcy litigator Nicholas Foley has joined the firm as a principal in...


Nov 30, 2016, 08:00 ET McKool Smith's Robin Cohen Recognized as an "Insurance MVP" by Law360

McKool Smith principal Robin Cohen has been recognized as an "Insurance MVP" by Law360. The publication's MVP series honors an esteemed group of...


Oct 26, 2016, 15:30 ET International Trial Lawyer Lee Crawford Boyd Joins McKool Smith

McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, has announced that international trial lawyer Lee Crawford Boyd has joined the firm as a...


Sep 16, 2016, 09:30 ET McKool Smith Obtains Another Landmark Insurance Decision in Viking Pump

 McKool Smith has secured another landmark decision for its client Warren Pumps LLC, this time from the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware,...


Aug 05, 2016, 14:45 ET McKool Smith's Robin Cohen Recognized Among the Top Women Litigators by Benchmark Litigation

McKool Smith principal Robin Cohen, head of the firm's insurance recovery practice, has been recognized among the "Top 250 Women in Litigation" by...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:39 ET McKool Smith's Mike McKool and Sam Baxter recognized as Legends of the Lawdragon 500

Mike McKool, a founder and Chairman of McKool Smith, and firm principal Sam Baxter have been recognized as "Legends of the 500" by Lawdragon based...


May 04, 2016, 18:34 ET McKool Smith Secures Legal Defense Costs for Ex-FIFA Official

McKool Smith has secured a preliminary injunction ordering insurers Lloyd's of London and Axis Specialty Europe SE to immediately reimburse and...


Apr 26, 2016, 15:55 ET McKool Smith Scores 16th "Top 100 Verdict" with $32 Million Win for Canyon Ridge Resort

 McKool Smith's $32 million jury verdict on behalf of the developers of Canyon Ridge Resort has been recognized in The National Law Journal's...


Mar 08, 2016, 13:40 ET McKool Smith's Douglas A. Cawley Inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers

 McKool Smith principal Douglas A. Cawley has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the country's most...


Mar 03, 2016, 18:50 ET La estrella de la música latina Luis Coronel y Empire Productions ganan en sentencia federal sobre derechos de autor

 Una corte federal de California acaba de desestimar por completo las demandas por violación de derechos de autor e incumplimiento de...


Mar 03, 2016, 15:10 ET Latin Music Star Luis Coronel, Empire Productions Win Federal Copyright Ruling

 A California federal court has issued a complete dismissal of copyright infringement and breach of contract claims filed against Luis Coronel,...


Feb 16, 2016, 16:21 ET McKool Smith Launches Insurance Recovery Practice

 McKool Smith has announced the launch of the firm's insurance recovery litigation...


Oct 21, 2015, 15:45 ET McKool Smith Named a 2015 "Most Feared Plaintiffs Firm" by Law360

McKool Smith has been recognized as one of the country's "Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms" by Law360, who noted that the firm has "raked in nearly $1...


Jan 30, 2015, 14:00 ET McKool Smith Named United States "IP Firm of the Year" by Benchmark Litigation

 McKool Smith was awarded United States "IP Firm of the Year" at the 2015 Benchmark US awards. Fellow nominees included Fish & Richardson;...


Nov 21, 2014, 18:30 ET Mike McKool Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Lawyer

 Mike McKool, a Founder and Chairman of McKool Smith, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Lawyer at the 2014 "Texas...


Jan 09, 2014, 19:00 ET McKool Smith Named Law360 "Intellectual Property Group of the Year"

 McKool Smith has been named the "Intellectual Property Group of the Year" by Law360. The firm was selected based on the significance, size,...


Oct 21, 2013, 13:30 ET McKool Smith Named a Top Plaintiffs' Firm by Law360 and The National Law Journal

McKool Smith has recently been recognized by both Law360 and The National Law Journal as one of the top plaintiffs' firms in the country. ...


May 13, 2013, 12:00 ET McKool Smith Principal Rosemary T. Snider Elected President of the Board of Governors of The Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

 McKool Smith attorney Rosemary T. Snider was elected last week as the next president of the Board of Governors of The Bar Association of...