Founding Partners of Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC Recognized as "Top Rated Lawyers®"

Apr 18, 2012, 15:19 ET from Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC

HOUSTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Sutton, Bob McAughan and Al Deaver, co-founding partners of Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC (, were all named to Texas' "Top Rated Lawyers®" in the 2012 Special Supplement to The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, The National Law Journal and Texas Lawyer magazines. Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC opened its offices at Three Riverway, Suite 900 on February 6, 2012, and currently has nine lawyers, three paralegals and an assistant, all specializing in intellectual property litigation, counseling and patent prosecution.

Al Deaver, the managing partner, had this to say about the name partners being recognized as "Top Rated Lawyers®": "We are all very pleased to receive this recognition of our overall experience, efficiency and effectiveness. Our firm has tremendous talent and is dedicated to achieving the best possible results for our clients."

About Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC

Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC is a team of internationally-experienced, efficient, and effective intellectual property lawyers. We have over a century of combined experience pursuing our clients' best interests from the courtroom to the boardroom, and have successfully obtained, evaluated, enforced, and challenged IP rights throughout the United States and around the world for our clients. Our long history of successful case settlements, verdicts, and judgments speaks for itself. Our effectiveness is reflected in the results our lawyers have achieved for our clients, including Baker Hughes Incorporated, Core Laboratories, Inc., ION Geophysical Corp., Emerson Electric Co., United Continental Holdings, Inc. (previously Continental Airlines), General Electric Company, Riviana Foods (a subsidiary of Ebra Foods, S.A.), Royal Dutch Shell, PLC, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas United Chemical Co., Imperial Sugar Company, Labyrinth Bio, Inc., R360 Environmental Solutions, Inc., Tribocor Technologies, Lufkin Industries and many others. Our highly-skilled and experienced staff focuses on achieving our clients' business objectives with the most efficient, effective, and timely IP solutions possible.

CONTACT:  Michael O. Sutton, +1-713-800-5701

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