SMD and Name Partners Recognized by Chambers USA

HOUSTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business announced its rankings of law firms and lawyers, rating Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC as a top IP firm in Texas. Chambers USA also rated Mike Sutton and Bob McAughan as top IP lawyers in the state.

Since 1999, Chambers has been identifying the leading lawyers and law firms in the United States through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Chambers' research for its 2013 rankings was in-depth, client-focused, and based on independence and objectivity. Firms and individuals must be recommended to merit inclusion. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

"We are very proud that our firm—now just over a year old—is achieving continued national recognition for the quality of our legal services and the skill of our lawyers," said managing partner Al Deaver.

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