"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

Mar 19, 2019

SKV Partner Shaun Clarke to Lecture at University of Michigan Law School

SKV partner Shaun Clarke will deliver a guest lecture at the University of Michigan Law School on Wednesday, March 20th.

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

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