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

Feb 2, 2016

Nine-Month Venue Transfer Battle Ends in Victory for Patent Litigation Defendant

SKV scores hard-fought victory in Western District of Texas

Jan 20, 2016

SKV Announces our Newest Partner

SKV is pleased to announce Karima G. Maloney has joined the firm as a Partner

Jan 19, 2016

SKV Obtains TRO to Stop Collection on a Prior Default Judgment

In January 2016, SKV partner Jarod Stewart was contacted on short notice by a top-25 oil and gas production company to try to halt collection on a May

Jan 15, 2016

SKV attorneys obtain dismissal on jurisdictional grounds of a class action against a major non-profit health care system

On January 15, 2016, SKV attorneys Craig Smyser, Justin Waggoner, and Michelle Stratton obtained dismissal on jurisdictional grounds of a class action

Awards & Recognition