Ward, Smith & Hill Partner Wesley Hill Earns National Honors for Legal Expertise

Hill among just 29 in Texas named to exclusive listing of country’s top lawyers under 40

LONGVIEW, Texas – Name partner Wesley Hill of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has earned selection as one of the nation’s top young attorneys on the 2016 Under 40 Hot List from Benchmark Litigation, a leading legal publisher focused on lawyers and law firms in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Mr. Hill is one of only 29 Texas attorneys named to the exclusive listing, which is available online at: https://www.benchmarklitigation.com/articles/under-40-hot-list-2016/arqgscce. Honorees were selected through a months-long peer review process and a review of the cases they have handled.

A proven trial attorney who became a name partner at Ward, Smith & Hill last year, Mr. Hill already has tried more than 25 cases for clients during his legal career. He is widely known for his work in significant patent cases heard in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, in addition to representing a variety of clients in oil and gas disputes, business litigation and federal criminal matters. Mr. Hill is experienced in both state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

To learn more about Mr. Hill and his practice, click here: http://www.wsfirm.com/attorneys/wesley-hill/.

A former federal clerk, Mr. Hill is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and is AV-rated by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the top ranking available from the prestigious legal guide. He also is regularly honored on the annual Texas Rising Stars list, which recognizes the state’s top young attorneys.

Mr. Hill is licensed to practice in all Texas state district courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, as well as the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has tried more than 350 cases to verdict, earning a national reputation in high-stakes claims involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, oil and gas matters, bad faith insurance claims, and serious personal injury claims. The firm frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before Texas juries. To learn more about the firm, visit http://www.wsfirm.com.