Texas Attorneys from Ward, Smith & Hill Named Among Tops in Nation

October 26, 2015

LONGVIEW, Texas – Acclaimed courtroom lawyers Johnny Ward and Wesley Hill of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, are being recognized as two of the country’s top attorneys in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Mr. Ward was named a Litigation Star by the publication, and Mr. Hill earned the Future Star designation. Both were…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Attorneys Earn Selections to 2015 Texas Super Lawyers List

September 11, 2015

LONGVIEW, Texas – Accomplished East Texas trial lawyers Johnny Ward and T. John Ward of Longview-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, once again are being recognized by their peers in the legal community as two of the state’s top attorneys on the annual Texas Super Lawyers list published in Texas Monthly magazine. Firm founder…

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Texas Attorney Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill Earns Best Lawyers Honors

August 17, 2015

LONGVIEW, Texas – Accomplished attorney Johnny Ward of the East Texas law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, is being recognized as one of the nation’s top Intellectual property lawyers by earning selection to The Best Lawyers in America for 2016. This is the first time that Mr. Ward has been chosen for the annual listing of…

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Ward, Smith & Hill Helps Client Win $9.25 Million East Texas Patent Verdict

July 10, 2015

MARSHALL, Texas – Attorneys Wesley Hill of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, and Christopher Banys of Palo Alto, California-based Banys, P.C., have won a $9.25 million patent infringement verdict on behalf of the surviving family members of Dallas inventor Charles Freeny Jr. Mr. Hill and Mr. Banys represented Mr. Freeny’s three adult…

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DataQuill Wins $31.5 Million Texas Patent Infringement Verdict against ZTE Corp.

June 30, 2015

Eastern District federal jury says mobile device supplier infringed smartphone patents MARSHALL, Texas – A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall has ordered the fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices in the U.S. to pay $31.5 million for infringing two technology patents owned by DataQuill Ltd. China-based ZTE Corp., which…

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