November 13, 2023

Four Harness IP Lawyers Named to 2023 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Lists

Harness IP is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been included in the 2023 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list, and one has been recognized as a Rising Star.

Matthew Cutler has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” for Intellectual Property Litigation, and Joel Samuels and Joseph Walsh have been named Intellectual Property “Super Lawyers.” Michael Kella has been named a “Rising Star” in Intellectual Property.

Super Lawyers is a peer-influenced, research-driven rating service designed to serve as a resource for selecting an attorney. The list acknowledges lawyers in private practice with a high degree of achievement and peer recognition. Only the top 5% of attorneys are included. The criteria for the Rising Stars list are the same except for limiting recognition to attorneys who are 40 years old or younger and have been in practice for 10 years or less.




Harness IP is celebrating more than 100 years as an intellectual property law firm. Founded in 1921, the firm currently holds a No. 2 ranking from IAM Media for providing counsel to 44 companies with the largest portfolios of issued U.S. patents. The firm also ranks No. 6 for filing the most patent applications on behalf of those companies. Harness IP’s attorneys and IP professionals focus exclusively on patents, trademarks, global IP management, litigation and other IP rights. The firm has offices in metropolitan Dallas, Detroit, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Visit for more information.