McKool Smith's Sam Baxter Honored as Best Lawyers 2011 Dallas Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

Oct 22, 2010, 15:27 ET from McKool Smith

DALLAS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Lawyers in America, the longest running peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Sam Baxter of McKool Smith the 2011 Dallas Intellectual Property "Lawyer of the Year."

The publication compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting in-depth, comprehensive surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only one lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as "Lawyer of the Year," based on high ratings they received for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.  

Mr. Baxter consistently is recognized among the top lawyers in his field by many of the country's leading legal publications, including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and The Legal 500. Most recently, he was named one of the "10 Most Admired Intellectual Property Attorneys" by Law360.

McKool Smith is recognized as a premier trial law firm in the United States based on significant courtroom victories and substantial settlements for domestic and international clients. With more than 125 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Marshall, New York, and Washington D.C., the firm handles complex commercial litigation, intellectual property claims, bankruptcy matters, and white collar litigation for companies and individuals worldwide. McKool Smith has won more of the Top 100 Verdicts than any other law firm in the nation every year since 2008. Firm clients include major airlines, telecommunications companies, medical device manufacturers, energy producers, and many others.

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