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Eight Munck Wilson Mandala Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America

Posted on August 15, 2019

Eight Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 publication: managing partner William Munck, Jamil Alibhai, Michael McCabe, Mark Moran, James Murphy III, Melanie Okon, Randy Ray, and Michael Wilson.  Widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, these eight attorneys will be listed in The Best Lawyers in America© publication.

The Best Lawyers in America© list is compiled annually through peer-review surveys among tens of thousands of leading lawyers. If the votes for an attorney are ample for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the lists.

Munck is managing partner and chairs MWM’s technology/intellectual property law practice, one of the largest IP practices in North Texas with more than 40 registered patent attorneys and over 850 years of combined technical and IP law experience.  He is recognized in copyright law, litigation (intellectual property), litigation (patent), patent law, sports law, and venture capital law, and he was named Best Lawyers® 2020 Sports Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Dallas/Fort Worth for his work representing amateur athletes who are unfairly treated.  Munck has been recognized by Best Lawyers® consecutively since 2006.

Alibhai is a partner and chairs MWM’s complex litigation/dispute resolution practice, one of the firm’s largest practice groups.  He is a member of the MWM’s executive committee, and his litigation team is known for exceptional trial work, including recognition in Texas Lawyer’s Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame in 2019 for two verdicts.  Alibhai is recognized in litigation (intellectual property).

McCabe is a partner and co-chair’s MWM’s employment and labor law practice.  He is a member of MWM’s executive committee and is recognized in commercial litigation, employment law (management), labor law (management) and litigation (labor and employment).  McCabe has been recognized by Best Lawyers® consecutively since 2016.

Moran is a partner in the complex litigation/dispute resolution group and chairs MWM’s large loss property subrogation practice. He is recognized in litigation (construction). Moran has been recognized by Best Lawyers® consecutively since 2018.

Murphy is senior counsel in MWM’s technology/intellectual property law practice. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution and litigation, trademark and service mark adoption and registration, and technology licensing and counseling.  He is recognized in patent law.

Okon is a partner in MWM’s litigation/dispute resolution practice with more than 20 years’ experience representing clients in the energy, waste management, and construction industries, among others. She is recognized in commercial litigation and has been listed among Best Lawyers® consecutively since 2017.

Ray is a partner in MWM’s corporate law practice with more than 30 years’ experience representing clients in a diverse range of industries. He is recognized in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law.  Ray has been recognized by Best Lawyers® consecutively since 2016.

Wilson is a name partner and trial lawyer who works in MWM’s complex litigation/dispute resolution practice.  He is a member of MWM’s executive committee and has more than 28 years of experience representing clients in disputes that exceed $100 million.  He is recognized in commercial litigation, insurance law, and litigation (intellectual property). Wilson has been recognized by Best Lawyers® consecutively since 2018.

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, and Los Angeles, California.  The firm 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 http://www.munckwilson.com.