Munck Wilson Mandala’s litigation department was one of only four firms honored as a Litigation Department of the Year last night by the Texas Lawyer, a publication focused on news and insights in the legal industry.  MWM’s Kelly Chen was also named a Lawyer on the Rise at the 2018 Professional Excellence Awards held at the Belo Mansion on Sep. 19, 2018.  All of the honorees have had extraordinary careers and are considered impact players in the Texas legal community.

Ranked the third largest patent law firm in North Texas and the 10th largest in Austin, MWM is one of the most recognized litigation teams in Texas, representing clients in patent infringement, trade secret, employment, technology, securities, construction, and oil and gas disputes.

The MWM litigation team is repeatedly recognized by a wide range of top-lawyer honorary lists including:

  • Super Lawyers
  • America’s Elite Trial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • D Magazine Best Lawyers
  • Dallas Business Journal’s Defenders
  • National Law Journal’s Winning Litigators
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Ratings

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with an emphasis on patent, trade secret, trademark and other intellectual property disputes.  The firm has offices in Austin, Dallas and Marshall, Texas, and offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at