Texas' Ward & Smith Named Fortune 500 "Go-To" Intellectual Property Law Firm

 Texas' Ward & Smith Named Fortune 500 "Go-To" Intellectual Property Law Firm

PR Newswire

LONGVIEW, Texas, Feb. 20, 2013

LONGVIEW, Texas, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Texas law firm Ward & Smith
is being recognized in the upcoming listing of "Go-To" law firms for Fortune
500 companies based on the firm's high-level courtroom work in intellectual
property cases.

Ward & Smith is one of the few law firms in the nation to be honored in the
upcoming 2013 Go-To Law Firms for the Top 500 Companies list, which will be
distributed in the April editions of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel

The annual listing is based on nominations from in-house attorneys at Fortune
500 companies who are asked to identify their "go-to" law firms. Ward & Smith
earned selection to the 2013 list based on the firm's work in intellectual
property litigation and client recommendations submitted by consumer products
giant General Electric Co. and worldwide pharmaceutical manufacturer Allergan

"Being included in this list is particularly gratifying since we were
recognized based on actual work we handled for both companies," says Ward &
Smith founder T. John "Johnny" Ward Jr. "We work hard for our clients, and
it's nice to know they think enough of our efforts to place us on this list
alongside some of the biggest law firms in the country."

Mr. Ward has served as the lead trial attorney in more than 30 jury trials. He
and the other attorneys at Ward & Smith regularly represent clients in
significant intellectual property cases, including extensive work in jury
trials in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and other
venues throughout the state.

Longview, Texas-based Ward & Smith has earned a national reputation in
high-stakes cases involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual
property law, oil & gas disputes, and serious personal injury claims. Ward &
Smith frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before East Texas

For more information about the "Go-To" honors for Ward & Smith, please contact
Bruce Vincent at 800-559-4534 or bruce@androvett.com.

SOURCE Ward & Smith

Website: http://www.wsfirm.com
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