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. David is a trial lawyer who focuses on high-stakes patent litigation and complex commercial disputes. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts across the United States. In addition, David has extensive experience in intellectual property licensing consulting. His experience also includes CMBS litigation, business torts, partnership disputes, and breach of contract actions. His clients represent a broad range of industries, including computer software, technology and services, financial services, and semiconductor manufacturing.

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 




Member: David Sochia

Diversity Professional: Kat Li

Communications: Katherine Trahan