"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

“I was blessed to have wise counsel from a dynamic legal team whom I affectionately refer to as ‘Gladiators in Suits.'"

- Tex. Rep. Dawnna Dukes, following dismissal of all charges against her

Top 10 Litigation Boutique in the U.S.

- Benchmark Litigation

Mar 15, 2018

Five SKV Lawyers Named as 2018 Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers

Five Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P lawyers named as 2018 Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers

Mar 8, 2018

SKV Persuades Texas Supreme Court to Deny Petition for Review in Class Action Against Major Non-Profit Health Care System

SKV attorneys Craig Smyser, Justin Waggoner, and Michelle Stratton have secured a third victory in defense of a Texas hospital system accused by plain

Jan 10, 2018

SKV Names Two New Partners

SKV is proud to announce that Anthony J. "Tony" Phillips and Razvan Ungureanu have joined the Firm's partnership as of January 1, 2018

Dec 20, 2017


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