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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...

Oct 28, 2014, 09:00 ET

Consumers Who Have a Lennox Air Conditioning or Heat Pump System Could Get Benefits from a Class Action Settlement

 The following is being released by the court-appointed claims administrator about the class action Settlement in Abbott v. Lennox Industries...

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...

May 07, 2013, 14:15 ET

Veteran International Trial Lawyer Tom Bayko Joins McKool Smith

 McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, announced today that veteran trial lawyer Tom Bayko has joined the firm as a principal...

May 01, 2013, 18:03 ET

Federal Circuit Upholds McKool Smith's $391 Million Judgment for Versata

McKool Smith announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld the firm's $391 million judgment for Versata...

Apr 08, 2013, 16:36 ET

McKool Smith Secures $15 Million Verdict for Summit 6

 McKool Smith has secured a $15 million patent infringement verdict on behalf of Dallas, Texas-based Summit 6 LLC against Samsung Electronics...

Mar 25, 2013, 11:00 ET

Appellate Lawyer Daniel L. Geyser Joins McKool Smith

 McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, announced today that appellate attorney Daniel L. Geyser has joined the firm as a...

Mar 20, 2013, 19:47 ET

McKool Smith and Principal Sam Baxter Receive Top Awards from Managing IP

 Managing IP has named McKool Smith the U.S. 'Plaintiff IP Firm of the Year' and Principal Sam Baxter 'Outstanding IP Litigator - Texas" at its...

Feb 12, 2013, 11:35 ET

Judge Confirms Final Lon Morris College Bankruptcy Plan

 A final bankruptcy plan submitted on behalf of Lon Morris College by attorneys from the Texas offices of McKool Smith has been confirmed by...

Jan 02, 2013, 13:00 ET

McKool Smith Names New Principals

McKool Smith is pleased to announce the promotion of eight attorneys to principals in the firm's Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles, and New York offices,...

Dec 05, 2012, 15:49 ET

Judge OKs Lon Morris College Bankruptcy Loan, Upcoming Auction

The Hon. Bill Parker of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas has ruled in favor of the Lon Morris College bankruptcy estate...

Nov 07, 2012, 13:30 ET

McKool Smith Secures $368 Million Verdict for VirnetX

McKool Smith has secured a $368 million patent infringement verdict on behalf of Zephyr Cove, Nevada-based VirnetX Holding Corporation (NYSE Amex:...

Oct 29, 2012, 14:32 ET

McKool Smith Moves to New Silicon Valley Office

McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, has relocated its Silicon Valley office to 255 Shoreline Drive in Redwood Shores. The firm...

Oct 02, 2012, 10:46 ET
Mike McKool Receives 'Trial Lawyer of the Year' Award from Paul Stafford, Dallas Bar Association President.  (PRNewsFoto/McKool Smith)

Mike McKool Honored as 2012 "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Dallas Bar Association

 Mike McKool, Co-Founder and Chairman of McKool Smith, recently accepted the 2012 "Trial Lawyer of the Year" award from the Dallas Bar...

Aug 23, 2012, 09:38 ET

Douglas A. Cawley Named Among Texas' Top Intellectual Property Lawyers

Douglas A. Cawley, a principal in McKool Smith's Dallas office, has been named one of the top five intellectual property attorneys in Texas by the...

Jul 05, 2012, 12:52 ET

Mike McKool Named 2012 "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Dallas Bar Association

 Mike McKool, co-Founder and Chairman of McKool Smith, has been named the 2012 "Trial Lawyer of the Year" by the Dallas Bar Association (DBA)....

Jun 27, 2012, 10:45 ET
Securities Litigator Robert W. Scheef, McKool Smith.  (PRNewsFoto/McKool Smith)

Securities Litigator Robert W. Scheef Joins McKool Smith's New York Office

 McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, is announcing that securities litigator Robert W. Scheef has joined the firm as a...

May 29, 2012, 12:15 ET

ITC Trial Lawyer Kent Stevens Joins McKool Smith

 McKool Smith, one of America's leading trial firms, is announcing that veteran ITC trial lawyer Kent R. Stevens has joined the firm as a...