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 27, 2015

Victory for Quantlab

July 27, 2015. After winning a federal jury trial for the Quantlab companies in a significant trade secrets case in May 2015, Lee Kaplan, Ty Doyle an

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 5, 2015

SKV Obtains Dismissal of Alleged Class Action Involving 40,000 Leases

SKV defended BHP Billiton and affiliates in a purported class action alleging underpayment of gas royalties on 40,000 Arkansas leases.

Awards & Recognition