Small Firm That Punches Above its Weight

Chambers USA, 2008

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

- Chambers USA, 2013

“This distinguished firm works on all areas of complex commercial litigation, including securities, patent disputes and medical malpractice matters….”

- Chambers USA, 2013

"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 2015

“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, 2010

Jul 9, 2015

How To Make Opposing Counsel Respect (Or Fear) You

Five things come to mind. Four of them you can affect; as to the fifth item, if you're not as blessed as your adversary in that regard, you can overc

Jul 2, 2015

SKV Blocks TRO

On June 23, 2015, SKV partners Craig Smyser and Justin Waggoner blocked an attempt by a Russian company to restrain a $400 million distribution from t

Jun 12, 2015

SKV Client Prevails in Texas Supreme Court

On June 5, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court ruled in favor of SKV's client, New York businessman Jacob Citrin, who was sued in December 2006 by Matthew M

May 20, 2015

Victory for Quantlab

SKV partners Lee Kaplan and Ty Doyle have just won a federal jury trial for the Quantlab companies in a significant trade secrets case. In addition t

Awards & Recognition