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10 Fastest Growing Legal Solutions Providers 2017

Munck Wilson Mandala Handles Complex Trials, Transactions and Technology Matters from Courtrooms to Boardrooms

thesiliconreview-william-a-munck-managing-partner-munck-wilson-mandala-17“Because we understand your technology and business, we are better equipped to understand your challenges, work with your management and inventors and help you shape your strategies.”

Intangible assets are the gold of today’s technology-focused world. In addition to traditional patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright portfolio management, today’s businesses must develop comprehensive offensive and defensive corporate IP strategies.

Recognized as one of the nation’s leading technology-focused law firms is Dallas-based Munck Wilson Mandala. Through technology assessment techniques and applied research, Munck Wilson Mandala works with clients to improve their business performance and institute organizational and strategic change for competitive advantage.

Munck Wilson Mandala - “IP Law Power House”

Established in 1997, MWM’s attorneys have achieved a notable track record of handling complex legal matters in courtrooms and boardrooms around the world. Many members of the IP team have worked in the technology sector as engineers and innovators in their own right, providing clients with an uncommon level of expertise. MWM has 27 registered patent attorneys, over 60 attorneys firm-wide and a lethal litigation practice, capable of enforcing comprehensive offensive and defensive IP strategies to protect our clients.

MWM’s attorneys have distinguished themselves in numerous areas of practice, earning recognition in leading publications such as Chambers USA, the National Law Journal, Best Lawyers in America, Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Rising Stars, D Magazine in Dallas and the Dallas Business Journal.


  • Expert guidance across the full spectrum of IP protection
  • Strong trial capabilities complemented by an impressive track record of prosecuting patents and advising on corporate transactions
  • Clients range from startups to Fortune 50 companies in hardware, software, firmware, gaming/entertainment, wired/wireless communication, energy, life sciences, defense, financial, medical device/pharmaceuticals/ healthcare fields, and countless others

Summit Points

  • Development of market-focused offensive and defensive intellectual property portfolios for the global leaders in the telecommunication, semiconductor, consumer appliance, defense and financial fields
  • Represented the creators of Words with Friends through initial development and the subsequent record-breaking acquisition by Zynga
  • Represented an optoelectronics startup in a patent infringement and trade secret action against a large Silicon Valley competitor that resulted in the 16th largest verdict nationally

Impressive Clientele Testimonials

“We have worked with the Munck Wilson team for many years and we appreciate their commitment and determination. They were extremely effective at presenting our case and the final judgment is affirmation of their legal talents.”

- Kirk Laney, chief strategy officer, AMS TAOS

“Munck Wilson Mandala represented us when we were just starting our business and they were our trusted advisors through the launch and sale of our first company. Their commitment to our business and the success of our company has been consistent since day one and they continue to be a valued partner to Playful today.”

- Paul Bettner, Founder and CEO, Playful Corp.

“In business, success comes from knowing what people want and like before they do. It’s anticipating your customers’ needs and providing excellent service. My partners and I focus on unique ideas and developments in dining, real estate and life sciences with great outcomes. Bill and his team have helped us legally using the same recipe.”

- Phil Romano, entrepreneur behind Fuddruckers, Macaroni Grill; real estate developer in West Dallas; and early-stage investor in the heart stent and gastric lap band.

Applaud the Name Partners

William A. Munck, Managing Partner: Munck joined the firm in the late 90s. Within three years, he became a name partner and by 2001, he was the firm’s managing partner. Under his leadership, the IP practice has grown to 27 registered patent attorneys, with a total of 60+ attorneys firm-wide, and over 100 employees.

Michael C. Wilson is a partner and member of the executive committee. He is a trial attorney specializing in intellectual property and other complex litigation. Mike has extensive experience in all aspects of patent and trade secret litigation, including trials, arbitration, mediation, and appeals.

Lawrence B. Mandala is a member of the executive committee and chairman of the corporate law group. He has over 25 years of experience representing public and private companies in a wide range of corporate and business transactions.

“We are leaders, innovators, philanthropists, volunteers and advocates. We work together as a team with one simple mission: to give our best effort, every day, to our clients, our community and each other.”