Attorneys & Professionals
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is pleased to announce that Carey Jordan, Steve Rech and Dick Schwartz have been named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers List.Super Lawyers distinguishes the top five percent of attorneys in Texas in more than 70 practice areas, and recognizes those who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as Super Lawyers.
Jordan is a partner in the Houston office and member of the technology and intellectual property group. She advises large-scale clients on patent prosecution and global intellectual property (IP) portfolio management, agreements (technology transfer, joint development and other research agreements), licenses, transactions involving IP and risk consulting. She also has significant experience in crafting and conducting effective and efficient IP due diligence for investments, acquisitions and divestitures. Although experienced in multiple technology areas, her personal sweet spots are in the chemicals and materials science arenas.
Rech is a partner in the Vorys Houston office and a member of the litigation group. He has 25 years of experience representing businesses involved in complex commercial disputes. Rech has successfully tried dozens of cases (both jury and non-jury) in state and federal courts. He also has extensive experience trying significant disputes in arbitral forums. His work focuses mostly on assisting clients in the energy and real estate industries.
Schwartz is a partner in the Vorys Houston office and a member of the litigation group. He has tried over 60 cases in many forums in the United States. Over the past 39 years working as a successful trial lawyer, Dick has handled cases in many states, including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, New York, and California, and many kinds of disputes, including complex commercial litigation, breach of contract, business break-ups, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, insurance, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property, securities, personal injury and professional liability matters.
About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio–based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.