East Texas Law Firm Ward, Smith & Hill Promotes Brett F. Miller to Partner

January 13, 2017

LONGVIEW, Texas – High-stakes trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has named attorney Brett F. Miller a partner in the firm, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Mr. Miller, a civil litigator who leads the firm’s family law practice, also represents clients in matters involving oil and gas, commercial disputes, employment law, real estate and personal injury. “Brett has…

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Name Partners at East Texas Firm Ward, Smith & Hill Selected to List of Top Litigators

November 4, 2016

LONGVIEW, Texas – Firm founder Johnny Ward  and name partner Wesley Hill of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, have been named to the 2017 list of top attorneys in Texas by the publishers of Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark named Mr. Ward a “Local Litigation Star” in the Intellectual Property practice area and Mr. Hill a “Future Star” in both…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Adds Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney Andrea Fair

LONGVIEW, Texas – High-stakes commercial litigation and intellectual property law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, announces the addition of attorney Andrea L. Fair, whose experience will bolster the firm’s patent infringement and business litigation work. Ms. Fair comes to the East Texas firm with five years of experience practicing complex commercial litigation in Houston, focusing on patent infringement, construction…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Helps VirnetX Win $302 Million Texas Patent Verdict

October 3, 2016

TYLER, Texas – For the second time this year, firm founder Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has helped a client win a multimillion-dollar patent infringement verdict against technology giant Apple Inc. The $302 million verdict handed down Sept. 30 in favor of VirnetX Holding Corp. follows another verdict from earlier this year in which Mr….

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Ward, Smith & Hill Helps Client Win $22M Patent Infringement Verdict vs. Apple

September 19, 2016

LONGVIEW, Texas – Name partner Wesley Hill of Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, of Longview recently helped firm client Cellular Communications Equipment, LLC, win a $22 million patent infringement verdict against iPhone manufacturer Apple Inc. The verdict was handed down Sept. 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Tyler. The jury before…

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