Ward, Smith & Hill Attorneys Named Among Nation’s Top Plaintiffs Lawyers for 2023

LONGVIEW, Texas – Two partners with boutique trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC have earned placement on the 2023 edition of Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers legal guide, a national list honoring the country’s top plaintiffs attorneys.

Trial attorney Johnny Ward is honored for his work in intellectual property that continues to garner a national reputation for high-stakes litigation. Mr. Ward is known for securing major courtroom victories against some of the world’s most recognizable companies, including Apple, Samsung, Verizon and Microsoft.

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Bruce Smith is honored for his civil litigation success. A veteran trial lawyer, Mr. Smith has earned distinction for his work in personal injury litigation, securing favorable verdicts and settlements on behalf of plaintiffs in cases involving auto accidents, business torts, breach of contract, commercial disputes, products liability, insurance claims and deceptive trade practices.

Both name partners have also earned repeat recognition by Texas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, Mr. Ward and Mr. Smith have been inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor held by fewer than 1% of lawyers in the country.

Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers legal guide recognizes lawyers who stand on the front line of justice by taking on the toughest cases. Selection is based on peer assessment and independent research of an attorney’s record of securing positive verdicts and settlements.

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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 https://www.wsfirm.com.

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