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"They were superb. Thanks to them, the truth finally won out, and I have my name back."

- Mr. Robert Kaluza, Client

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“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

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Feb 19, 2019

SKV Obtains Dismissal of Securities Class Action

SKV partners Craig Smyser and Ty Doyle, along with counsel Michelle Stratton and associate Crystal Robles, won a dismissal of a purported securities c

Feb 18, 2019

Texas Energy Co. Gets $1.4B Award In Venezuela Bribe Case

A Houston energy company that claimed it was forced out of business because it refused to bribe officials at Venezuela's state-run oil corporation con

Feb 4, 2019


Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, or “SKV”, the elite trial and litigation boutique in Houston, today announced the start of construction of their expanded off

Jan 16, 2019

Fed. Circ. Ships $93M WesternGeco IP Row Back To Texas

The Federal Circuit on Friday ordered a Texas district court to decide whether to hold a new trial to determine if WesternGeco LLC can recover $93.4 m

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