Ward, Smith & Hill Partner Chad Everingham Earns Chambers USA Honors for Intellectual Property

LONGVIEW, Texas – Chambers USA, a distinguished independent legal guide, has honored Ward, Smith & Hill partner Charles “Chad” Everingham IV for his expertise in intellectual property litigation in Texas.

Published by London-based Chambers and Partners, the Chambers USA 2021 guide is widely considered the gold standard for business law firms. Selections are based on a rigorous search process that includes interviews with clients and lawyers. Selection criteria includes technical legal ability, client service, professional conduct and other qualities valued by clients.

Mr. Everingham has earned recognition from Chambers USA since 2014. Sources told Chambers this year that Mr. Everingham “has a strong reputation in the market for his experience in patent litigation. His practice spans a range of industries, including the technology, medical device and automotive sectors.”

A former magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas who went into private practice in 2011, Mr. Everingham is well-known for handling intellectual property cases and business disputes for individuals and business clients. His expertise includes prosecuting and defending claims of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation in the consumer electronics, telecommunications, energy, hospitality, medical technology and software industries.

Often recognized by his peers for his work in intellectual property, Mr. Everingham has earned additional honors in The Best Lawyers in America and Texas Super Lawyers.

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.