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East Texas Law Firm Ward, Smith & Hill Earns 2022 Best Law Firms Honors

November 4, 2021

LONGVIEW, Texas – Trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill has earned recognition as a leading intellectual property and patent litigation firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America, making the 2022 Best Law Firms listing.  The firm received top honors in the Tyler metro area for expertise in intellectual property and patent litigation with additional recognition for the firm’s work representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal…

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National Law Journal Recognizes Ward, Smith & Hill in its Verdicts Hall of Fame

November 1, 2021

LONGVIEW, Texas – The National Law Journal has recognized high-stakes trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill in its Verdicts Hall of Fame, a list of the nation’s largest jury verdicts between 2016 and 2020. The Longview-based law firm was recognized by the publication for its role in securing verdicts for software and technology company VirnetX in…

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Benchmark Litigation Honors Ward, Smith & Hill Partners Johnny Ward, Wesley Hill

October 5, 2021

LONGVIEW, Texas – High-stakes trial attorneys Johnny Ward and Wesley Hill are recognized as Litigation Stars in the 15th edition of Benchmark Litigation, a legal guide spotlighting the nation’s leading litigators and law firms. The two East Texas attorneys have been repeatedly recognized for their knowledge and expertise in intellectual property and patent law,…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Founder Earns Top 100 Honors in Texas Super Lawyers 2021 Guide

September 23, 2021

LONGVIEW, Texas – Ward, Smith & Hill founder Johnny Ward has earned a spot among the Top 100 attorneys in Dallas-Fort Worth in the Texas Super lawyers 2021 guide, an honor he has received since 2003. The guide honors six firm attorneys in this year’s listing. Name partner Wesley Hill, Of Counsel

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Legal Guide Recognizes Ward, Smith & Hill Trial Lawyers Among Best in Nation

August 19, 2021

LONGVIEW, Texas — National legal guide The Best Lawyers in America has recognized six Ward, Smith & Hill attorneys in its 2022 listing for their intellectual property, patent and personal injury litigation work. Best Lawyers is the oldest and one of the most prestigious peer review legal guides in the nation, selecting honorees based on nominations and input from lawyers…

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