Munck Wilson Mandala Partners Named to 2016 Edition of

The Best Lawyers in America©

November 4, 2015

DALLAS – The Dallas law firm Munck Wilson Mandala is pleased to announce that four partners have been named in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, an annual guide that highlights top attorneys in geography- and practice-specific lists. Inclusion in the guide is based entirely on nationwide-peer reviews, which are collected largely from surveys disseminated to thousands of America’s top attorneys. Munck Wilson partners William A. Munck, Michael A. McCabe, Randall G. Ray and Walter A. Herring were named in 2016 to this exclusive publication.

This is the 10th consecutive year that Mr. Munck is named to The Best Lawyers in America list.  Mr. Munck is the managing partner at Munck Wilson and serves as Chairman of the firm’s Intellectual Property Section. Mr. Munck is again recognized for his expertise in four intellectual property areas, specifically in the areas of Copyright, Trademark and Patent law, as well as Intellectual Property Litigation. In addition, he is recognized for the first time in the area of Sports Law for his efforts in bringing an end to coaching and organizational corruption in amateur athletics.

Mr. McCabe serves as Co-Chairman of Munck Wilson’s Labor and Employment Section. For more than 15 years, Mr. McCabe has been Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment Law. He concentrates his practice on representing businesses in complex commercial and employment litigation matters and regularly represents employers in all aspects of discrimination, wrongful termination, tort, contract, defamation, trade secret, and class action lawsuits. Among his recent achievements, Mr. McCabe secured the nation’s eighth largest jury verdict in 2015 in litigation involving trade secret misappropriation and patent infringement.

Mr. Ray is a partner in Munck Wilson’s Securities and Transactions Section. For more than 25 years, Mr. Ray has concentrated his practice on corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance for a wide variety of clients, including public and private companies, boards of directors, board committees, executive officers, underwriters, private equity firms, and investors. Mr. Ray is being recognized for his distinguished work in Corporate Law.

Mr. Herring is a partner in Munck Wilson’s Commercial Litigation section. For more than 30 years, Mr. Herring has concentrated his practice on complex commercial litigation matters for a wide variety of clients in both state and federal courts throughout the nation. Mr. Herring regularly serves as first-chair counsel in trials and arbitrations, and has considerable experience with other dispute resolution techniques. This is the fifth year Mr. Herring is being recognized in The Best Lawyers in America listing, specifically for distinguished work in Complex Commercial Litigation and Defense of Medical Malpractice cases.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are neither required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”


Shannon Tipton, 972-628-4500