United States: Industry focus
Insurance: advice to policyholders
The ‘extremely well-versed’ Robin Cohen leads McKool Smith’s insurance recovery practice, having recently joined the firm from Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP. Cohen also brought several team members with her, including Kenneth Frenchman, who ‘does a fantastic job’, Adam Ziffer and commercial litigator Natasha Romagnoli, who has ‘probing attention to detail and advocacy’. The team has experience across a wide range of insurance issues, including asbestos-related matters, as well as other product liability, environmental, toxic tort cases and D&O matters. The team also has significant regulatory expertise.
Robin Cohen - McKool Smith
United States: Intellectual property
Patent litigation: full coverage
Acting primarily on the plaintiff side, McKool Smith is ‘excellent at handling complex patent litigation cases’. ‘The attorneys are bright, highly responsive and fantastic at going to trial’. Practice head Mike McKool has ‘a terrific reputation’, and is ‘a consummate professional with tremendous trial skills’; Douglas Cawley ‘always provides wise counsel’, and Theodore Stevenson is ‘dedicated, creative and strategic’. Highlights included obtaining a favorable $15m verdict for Droplets in which its technology patents were found valid and infringed, and representing Summit 6 in a jury trial against Samsung, securing a $15m verdict in favor of the client. Other key clients include Ericsson, Medtronic, AT&T and Halliburton.
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