honors and awards
Munck Wilson Mandala and its attorneys have a growing list of accolades from national and local media outlets, rating services and organizations honoring excellence in the legal profession. When we achieve recognition as a firm or as individual practitioners, it is a reflection of the quality work done by our team and our commitment to client service. Recent recognition of our firm and lawyers include the following:
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Our firm has been honored by Chambers & Partners as a “Leading Law Firm” in Texas for our intellectual property and commercial litigation practice areas, and William A. Munck (intellectual property) has been repeatedly recognized as a leading individual attorney in his field. Chambers observed that our firm is “especially well known for its expertise in IP disputes,” and clients describe William A. Munck as "extraordinarily smart."
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine once again has honored the firm with naming five attorneys as 2014 "Best Lawyers in Dallas". This new firm record includes Jamil N. Alibhai, Lawrence B. Mandala, Michael A. McCabe, Audrey E. Mross, and Managing Partner, William A. Munck. This marks the seventh year that the firm has recieved this recognition. Last year's listing included William A. Munck (intellectual property), Lawrence B. Mandala (corporate finance/ mergers and acquisitions), and Randall G. Ray (corporate securities/ capital markets).
The Defenders — Top Business-Defense Lawyers in the DFW Metroplex
Super Lawyers — Business Edition — National
Thirteen Munck Wilson Mandala lawyers received national recognition in the 2014 Super Lawyers -- Business Edition, a listing of selected attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers in business-related practice areas including: Matthew S. Anderson (intellectual property); Lawrence B. Mandala (business & transactions); Robert D. McCutcheon (intellectual property); Mark W. Moran (business litigation); Audrey E. Mross (employment & labor), William A. Munck (intellectual property); Daniel E. Venglarik (intellectual property); Michael C. Wilson (business litigation); Michael A. McCabe (employment & labor); Jamil N. Alibhai (intellectual property litigation); Bradley C. Mall (business litigation);Randall G. Ray (business/corporate); and Mark S. Senter (business litigation).
Texas Super Lawyers
Fourteen Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys were selected by Law & Politics and Texas Monthly magazines as Texas Super Lawyers for 2013. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of the attorneys in the state are named to the list each year. Selection is based upon peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates. Our attorneys were recognized in the areas of business litigation, intellectual property, intellectual property litigation and securities and corporate finance.
Texas Rising Stars
Law & Politics and Texas Monthly magazines recognize the top up-and-coming attorneys in Texas -- those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less — as Texas Rising Stars. In 2014, only 2.5% of Texas attorneys were chosen. The Firm was privileged to have 7 of our attorneys receive this honor for their work in business litigation, intellectual property, employment and labor, mergers and acquisitions and securities and corporate finance.
US News & World Report and Best Lawyers
U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recognized Munck Wilson Mandala in the 2014 listing. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for that particular location and specialty. William A. Munck is listed among the 4% of practicing attorneys in the US. Over 12,000 attorneys provided over 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations. In addition, to provide personal insight, a new Law Firm Leaders Survey was implemented in the decision-making process.
Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
The Lawdragon 500 is one of the most highly respected guides to the best lawyers in the nation, representing far less than 1% of the legal profession. When William A. Munck was named to this list, their editors called him an “IP Icon” who “can handle medical and mechanical devices as easily as firmware, hardware and software”.