Rodney Drinnon Secures Another Major Judgement in Decade-Long Suit
November 9, 2022  | By Morgan Smith

McCathern Houston Co-Managing Partner Rodney L. Drinnon has scored a significant verdict for his clients, Osama Abdullatif and Abdullatif & Company, LLC (“ACLLC”), alongside attorneys Allan Goldstein and David Clark, in a nearly decade-long lawsuit against Ali Choudhri. A Harris County jury has rewarded significant damages to Mr. Drinnon’s clients…Read More

Paul Grinke Joins Ben Crump to Speak About Shooting Victim Erik Cantu
October 26, 2022  | By McCathern Law

McCathern Frisco Managing Partner Paul Grinke spoke to the media yesterday alongside esteemed civil rights attorney Ben Crump on behalf of the family of Erik Cantu. Mr. Cantu’s parents also addressed the media, a first since their son was shot multiple times by a San Antonio police officer on October…Read More

Levi McCathern and Kristin Hecker Interviewed for Story on Sexual Abuse Clients
August 31, 2022  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Partner Levi McCathern and Associate Attorney Kristin Hecker were interviewed for a television news segment by WFAA Channel 8, the North Texas affiliate of ABC, concerning the firm’s clients who were allegedly sexually assaulted repeatedly by a Prosper Independent School District bus driver in 2021 and 2022. A lawsuit…Read More

Partner Rodney Drinnon Secures Major Judgement in Decade-Long Suit
August 8, 2022  | By Morgan Smith

McCathern Houston Co-Managing Partner Rodney L. Drinnon scored a recent significant victory for Osama Abdullatif (“Latif”) and Mokaram-Latif West Loop, Ltd. in a decade-long lawsuit against Ali Choudhri. In 2012, Mr. Drinnon’s client initially filed suit when Choudhri claimed 50% interest on a piece of prime real estate in Houston’s…Read More

McCathern Clients Victorious in Dallas Personal Injury Defense Case
March 11, 2022  | By Matthew Kellogg

On our clients’ behalf, McCathern announces a significant recent defense victory in Dallas County Civil District Court by Frisco Partner Samuel “Sam” King. A plaintiff sued two McCathern clients following a 2019 personal injury at a Dallas, Texas retail store.  The two McCathern clients operate the store and own the…Read More

Administrative Judge Grants Rodney Drinnon’s Request to Recuse Judge Brittanye Morris
August 20, 2021  | By McCathern Law

The Harris County Administrative Judge made the unique decision on Thursday recusing a Harris County District Court Judge from sitting on a case involving McCathern Houston Co-Managing Partner Rodney Drinnon because of her likelihood of personal bias against him. Administrative Judge Susan Brown granted Mr. Drinnon’s request to move a…Read More

McCathern Partner Obtains $14.53 Million Verdict in Lengthy International Legal Battle
April 17, 2019  | By McCathern Law

On March 28, 2019, McCathern Partner Isaac Villarreal of the Houston office championed a victory in a lengthy international dispute between his clients, two Mexican legal entities Urelift S.A. de C.V. and Ureteknologia de Mexico S.A. de C.V. (UdeM), against Houston area-based Uretek USA, Inc. in a complex business dispute….Read More

Case Update: Waco Rope Case in the News
November 2, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

Originally posted in the New York Times By Julia Jacobs Nov. 1, 2018 A private school in Texas was ordered on Wednesday to pay $68,000 in damages to a black girl’s family two years after she returned from a sixth-grade school trip with severe rope burns around her neck. In…Read More

Accident or Attack: Waco Rope Case Goes to Trial October 22nd in Austin
October 18, 2018  | By McCathern Law

AUSTIN, TX: The widely publicized case of rope injuries to a 12-year-old girl’s neck while on a school sponsored camping trip will be heard by a Travis County jury next week. The jury will determine if Live Oak Classical School is at fault for the severe rope burns suffered by…Read More

McCathern Attorney Recipient of Million Dollar Trial Lawyers™ Award
October 12, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern is thrilled to announce that partner Carl Evans, Jr. recently became a registered recipient of the Million Dollar Trial Lawyers Association™ Award. Mr. Evans was honored with this award for achieving a settlement of more than $1 million. The settlement came after the plaintiff, Mr. Evans’ client, purchased a piece of…Read More

McCathern Attorneys Victorious in Multi-Million Dollar Construction Arbitration
July 6, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern Partners Paul Grinke and Jesse Hoffman from the Frisco and Dallas offices teamed up to win a rare Directed Finding at a Final Arbitration Hearing, resulting in the dismissal of their client from a complex construction defect case with claims in excess of $31 million. McCathern’s client was sub-contracted…Read More

Case News: McCathern Houston Attorneys Receive Favorable Trial Outcome
April 9, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

Recently, McCathern Houston partner Isaac Villarreal, with the assistance of attorney Eric Utermohlen, received a favorable outcome after a jury trial in Harris County, Texas. Mr. Villarreal and Mr. Utermohlen represented a client and his company in a complex business lawsuit that generally centered on the joint ownership of a…Read More

Case News: Disabled Weatherford Man Files Lawsuit Against Six Flags
March 27, 2018  | By McCathern Law

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Clint Bench looks through some pictures pointing out ones where he’s water skiing and firing a gun. He says he loves to be active, “Mountain biking I love,” says Bench. “My son is a Scout; I’m a Scout Master.” The father of two from Weatherford was born…Read More

Lawsuit: Bullies at Galveston school left “KKK origami” on child’s desk
May 18, 2017  | By McCathern Law

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 02:10 PM GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) — A mother filed a lawsuit against a private school in Galveston, claiming her son was bullied and harassed for more than a year because of his race. The lawsuit names Trinity Episcopal School, its principal and the parents of three…Read More

Houston Case News
May 9, 2017  | By McCathern Law

Property buyer accuses developer of fraud by Philip Gonzales | May 8, 2017, 1:55pm HOUSTON, TX — A Harris County woman is suing a developer, alleging fraud and inducement. She is represented by attorneys Isaac Villarreal and Veronica Montemayor of McCathern Houston. Susan Adams filed a complaint May 5 in Harris…Read More