"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

"Litigation Department of the Year"

-Texas Lawyer

“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

May 31, 2022

SKV ADDS LITIGATION PARTNER AND FORMER DOJ PROSECUTOR JOHN KINCHEN TO ITS TEAM

Smyser Kaplan & Veselka(“SKV”) is pleased to announce that John Kinchen has joined the firm as a partner, effective June 1, 2022. John will join the f

May 5, 2022

Rick Houghton Re-Elected to HYLA Board of Directors

SKV is proud to announce that Rick Houghton has been re-elected to the HYLA Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term.

Mar 22, 2022

SKV Attorneys Named "Rising Stars" for 2022 by Super Lawyers

SKV is proud to announce that five of our attorneys have been named "Rising Stars" for 2022 by Super Lawyers.

Feb 2, 2022

Michelle Stratton Argues Contract Dispute in the Texas Supreme Court

On February 2, SKV counsel Michelle Stratton argued on behalf of Respondent Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories in the Supreme Court of Texas.

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