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

"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 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

Jun 28, 2016

Supreme Court Narrows the Scope of Conduct Qualifying as an “Official Act” in Domestic Bribery Cases

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court in McDonnell v. United States unanimously vacated the conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on federa

May 25, 2016

The New Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Requires Employers to Add Language in New or Revised Employment Contracts

The New Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act Requires Employers to Add Language in New or Revised Employment Contracts to Take Advantage of the Statute

May 17, 2016

Department of Justice Addresses Privilege Concerns Stemming from Individual Prosecutions

Last fall, the Department of Justice issued an important policy - in what is now known as the Yates Memorandum......

Apr 25, 2016

Department of Justice Announces New Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Pilot Program

Department of Justice announces new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act pilot program under which companies may be eligible for substantial reductions in sa

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