Munck Wilson Mandala Verdict Listed Among 2021 Top 20 Verdicts recognized Munck Wilson Mandala’s 2021 jury verdict of $85.9 million dollars as a Top 20 Verdict in the state of Texas. The verdict was awarded to MWM client AMS Sensors in AMS Sensors USA Inc. v. Renesas Electronics America, Inc. in April 2021. The case was tried in the Eastern District of Texas before […]

MWM Managing Partner Gary Hecker Honored as a Top 100 Attorney

Munck Wilson Mandala’s Gary Hecker has been selected as a Top 100 Attorney by the Los Angeles Business Journal based on his outstanding work in intellectual property law and complex litigation in the Los Angeles region. As managing partner of the Los Angeles office, Hecker brings more than 40 years of legal experience representing clients […]

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Principal Attorney Eric Zyla

Munck Wilson Mandala has added principal attorney Eric Zyla to the firm’s intellectual property practice. Zyla brings more than 30 years of IP legal experience.  He is known for his outstanding patent prosecution work and his acumen in electrical and computer technologies.  Zyla previously worked as general counsel at KinAptic, a hi-tech startup for wearable […]

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Patent Litigation Partner Jared Hoggan

Munck Wilson Mandala has strengthened its patent litigation team with new partner Jared Hoggan.  Hoggan brings 14 years of legal experience as an accomplished patent litigator and former engineer.  He represents clients in a variety of technologies, including wireless telecommunications, automotive, biotech, internet, medical devices, software, semiconductors, and consumer products.  Hoggan was previously a partner […]

Nine Munck Wilson Mandala Attorneys Selected as Texas Rising Stars

This week, nine Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys were recognized as Texas Rising Stars for 2022, by Thomson Reuters.  The attorneys honored were MWM partners Keith Harden, William Howison, Jacob (Jake) LaCombe, Sarah Lopano, Lauren Mitchell, and Jordan Strauss; and associates David Arvesen, Aaron Dilbeck, and Nichole Plagens. Dilbeck and Howison are newly honored this year […]

MWM Partner Jenny Martinez Honored as a Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyer in America

Munck Wilson Mandala’s co-chair of the complex litigation/dispute resolution practice Jenny Martinez is once again listed among the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.  The 2022 publication highlights 500 lawyers who have demonstrated remarkable legal talent throughout the U.S.  Only 14 DFW attorneys were selected.  To see the list of honorees, click here. Martinez is […]

Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Trademark Attorney Catherine Rifai

Munck Wilson Mandala has added trademark associate Catherine Rifai to the firm’s intellectual property practice. Rifai works in the Houston office advising on a variety of issues, including copyright, trademark, and patent protection, and IP portfolio strategy for clients in software, oil and gas, aviation, renewable energy, and other industries.  Rifai previously worked as an […]

MWM Partner Jenifer Wallis Named Co-Managing Partner of Los Angeles Office

MWM’s Jenifer Wallis was named co-managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles office.  Versatile in her practice, Wallis serves both technology and entertainment clients locally and nationally and she is deeply committed to advancing MWM’s brand and involvement in the business and civic community of the Southern California region.