Managing Principal, McKool Smith

As the Managing Principal of McKool Smith, David Sochia oversees all of the firm's operations and works closely with the Chairman to develop and execute the firm’s strategic plans. He is a trial lawyer who focuses on high-stakes patent litigation and complex commercial disputes. In 2018, David was recognized in the Lawdragon 500 listing of Leading Lawyers in America. 

McKool Smith is dedicated to a culture of inclusion. As outlined in the firm’s Diversity Policy, McKool Smith is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse community of lawyers and legal professionals and promoting a culture of inclusion. To honor this commitment, the firm has devised a Diversity Action Plan featuring strategies to help meet these goals.

Joined LCLD 2019 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2021: Kim Li

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Melissa Cabrera, John Yang

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2021: Nicholas Wang, Lena Sajadpour, Raghavendra Murthy, John Myers, Jillean Workman

Member: David Sochia

Diversity Professionals: Ashley MooreKat Li

Communications: Erin Schrader