Ep. 10 – Mike McKool of McKool Smith
Episode 10 of Behind the Trial features an interview with Mike McKool. As chairman and a founder of McKool Smith, Mike is largely responsible for creating what The Wall Street Journal describes as “one of the biggest law firm success stories of the past decade.” Established in 1991, the firm has amassed 21 VerdictSearch “Top 100 Verdicts” – more than any other law firm. Mike’s rigorous case preparation, formidable courtroom skills, and superlative record place him among the nation’s most prominent trial lawyers. In his 45-year career, he has tried more than 100 jury trials and developed an enhanced understanding of the psychology that governs how juries decide cases. His clients have included a “who’s who” list of innovators and industry leaders – [beat] American Airlines, Alcoa, Ericsson, and legendary music producer Quincy Jones, among many others.