Klemchuk LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Texas Super Lawyers
DALLAS – Klemchuk LLP, a leading intellectual property (IP), litigation, and business law firm, announces three attorneys have been named as 2019 Texas Super Lawyers. Managing Partner Darin Klemchuk and Partner Kirby Drake have been named to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list in Intellectual Property Litigation. Partner Jim Chester has been named to the 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list in Technology law. Attorneys go through Super Lawyers’ rigorous patented process that includes nominations, independent research, peer evaluation and final selection of honorees. Only five percent of the state’s attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list is published by Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters service, and is available at https://www.superlawyers.com.
2019 Texas Super Lawyers at Klemchuk LLP
This marks the 12th consecutive time Darin Klemchuk has been selected as an honoree since 2008. Klemchuk, the Firm’s founder, focuses on all aspects of intellectual property with emphasis on patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation. In addition to Super Lawyers, Klemchuk has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in Intellectual Property by D Magazine for the past 13 years, and was named to the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (Copyright 2019 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), in the area of Litigation - Intellectual Property. He earned a J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington.
Jim Chester has been selected as an honoree for the 7th year in a row. Chester, a Partner, is a technology and business attorney who represents innovation-based entrepreneurs, start-ups and privately-held companies of all sizes in a variety of industries regarding trademark, copyright, and trade secret protection, licensing & enforcement in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Chester was previously on the Texas Rising Stars lists in 2008, 2009, and 2011. Jim graduated from Texas A&M University (Commerce) with High Honors (double-major in Economics & Political Science), received his law degree from South Texas College of Law, and his LL.M from the University of Houston Law Center.
Kirby B. Drake was named for the 2nd time to the Texas Super Lawyers list in Intellectual Property Litigation, and was also selected to the Texas Women’s Edition 2019 - Super Lawyers list. Ms. Drake was previously on the Texas Rising Stars lists, for 10 consecutive years, 2007-2017. She is experienced in many areas of intellectual property law and focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution, addressing a broad range of technologies. Ms. Drake earned a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude, in chemistry from Duke University.
About the Firm:
Klemchuk LLP is a litigation, intellectual property, transactional, and international business law firm dedicated to protecting innovation. The firm provides tailored legal solutions to industries including software, technology, retail, real estate, consumer goods, ecommerce, telecommunications, restaurant, energy, media, and professional services. The firm focuses on serving mid-market companies seeking long-term, value-added relationships with a law firm. Learn more about experiencing law practiced differently and our local counsel practice.
The firm publishes Intellectual Property Trends (latest developments in IP law), Conversations with Innovators (interviews with thought leaders), Leaders in Law (insights from law leaders), Culture Counts (thoughts on law firm culture and business), and Legal Insights (in-depth analysis of IP, litigation, transactional, and international law).