HOUSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Businessannounced its rankings of law firms and lawyers, again rating Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC as a top IP firm in Texas. Chambers USA also rated each of the firm's name partners—Mike Sutton, Bob McAughan, and Al Deaver—as top practitioners in IP law.
Chambers USA described Sutton McAughan Deaver PLLC as a "specialist litigation firm concentrating on patent, trademark and trade secret disputes." Sources interviewed by Chambers USA described the firm as "a very talented group."
Chambers USA also highlighted the high regard in which each of the firm's named partners are held by clients and the legal community. Mike Sutton was described as a "very strategic thinker" and a "very effective trial lawyer." Sources commented thatBob McAughan is "very bright, hard-working and energetic" and a "super trial lawyer," and SMD managing partner Al Deaver was lauded for his "magnificent" work.