February 7, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Attorney Ty M. Sheaks Announced as Speaker for 2017 CLM & Business Insurance Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 7, 2017

Attorney Ty Sheaks
Ty M. Sheaks

McCathern Law Firm Partner & Practice Group Leader Ty M. Sheaks will present the legal duties for businesses and individuals to mitigate risk in an active shooter situation.

The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is pleased to announce Trial Attorney Ty M. Sheaks, Partner and Practice Group Leader at McCathern, PLLC, will be speaking on “Rules of Engagement – Active Shooter in Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality.” This summit will be held on February 22-24, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX.

Ty M. Sheaks is a Partner and Practice Group Leader at McCathern, PLLC, a Dallas-based law firm with additional offices in Houston, TX and Los Angeles, CA. He is the go to “fixer” for the firm’s most challenging and high-exposure litigation matters. Ty leads McCathern’s Retail, Restaurant, & Hospitality Section given his unique background and intimate understanding of the range of legal issues in these industries.

Ty has extensive experience on a national level counseling business partners in a variety of civil and commercial litigation matters. He has successfully mediated, arbitrated, and tried numerous cases, including D&O liability claims, construction defect disputes, dram shop liability, premises liability claims, non-subscription defense, catastrophic personal injury claims, labor/employment disputes, toxic tort and products liability claims, medical malpractice claims, collections, and breach of contract actions. Additionally, Ty routinely advises his business partners in a wide range of transactional matters, business entity formation issues, and corporate governance.

After graduating from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Ty was licensed to practice law in Texas in 2003 and is admitted to the United States District Courts of the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is also admitted to practice pro hac vice and has appeared in state and federal courts nationwide, including in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Utah.

Outside of the law, Ty implements McCathern’s mission of “Improving People’s Lives” by serving as an Advisory Board Member for the Circle Ten Council-Boy Scouts of America as well as serving on several committees for the Dallas Bar Association (DBA). For over ten years, Ty has volunteered as the assistant boys’ varsity lacrosse coach at Jesuit College Preparatory School. He is also an active member of the National Eagle Scout Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Defense Research Institute (DRI), State Bar of Texas, Texas Restaurant Association (TRA), and the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association (GDRA).

About the CLM
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry.

About McCathern, PLLC
Formed in 1998, Dallas-based law firm McCathern, PLLC has developed a reputation of excellence in providing legal services to clients across the nation. This award-winning law firm’s successful track record has attracted an impressive clientele list, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and high-profile organizations, to small companies and high-net-worth individuals. McCathern has law offices in Dallas and Houston, TX as well as Los Angeles, CA.

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