Small Firm That Punches Above its Weight

- Chambers USA

"They are the high-horsepower team that you need when you have bet-the-business litigation."

- Chambers USA

"They were superb. Thanks to them, the truth finally won out, and I have my name back."

- Mr. Robert Kaluza, Client

"Oh, by God the lawyers at SKV go to trial! But they use wisdom and strategy when doing so. They're not just hot-headed cowboys rushing into court for the heck of it."

- Benchmark Litigation

“Smyser Kaplan & Veselka is recommended by peers for its great team of trial lawyers. …renowned for being able to successfully tackle complex cases…."

- Benchmark Litigation

Top 10 Litigation Boutique in the U.S.

- Benchmark Litigation

Feb 20, 2017

SKV Named Benchmark Litigation 2017 Texas Firm of the Year

This is the second win in three years for SKV, which was named Texas Firm of the Year in 2015, as well.

Feb 13, 2017

SKV Prosecutes Claims, Recovers on Behalf of Black Elk Litigation Trustee

To follow the developments in this complex and often contentious litigation, please click on this link to further developments.

Feb 10, 2017

SKV Hosts Meeting of American Law Institute

On February 1, 2017, SKV partners and American Law Institute (ALI) members Craig Smyser and Lee Kaplan hosted a meeting of the ALI, with dozens of law

Jan 19, 2017

Long-time Texas Legislator Turns To SKV For Criminal Trial Defense

Dawnna Dukes, a member of the Texas Legislature since 1994, has turned to SKV partners Shaun Clarke and Dane Ball in her defense against recent allega

Awards & Recognition