McCathern Attorneys Help Penta LLC Gain First Cannabis License In EU
March 4, 2019  | By McCathern Law

Kris Swaffer, one of the principals of Penta LLC, has acquired the first license to cultivate, manufacture, and distribute cannabis in the European Union. This landmark achievement stems from months of working with Greek government officials with the assistance of McCathern partner Arnold Shokouhi. With this license, Penta LLC has…Read More

McCathern Welcomes Former Judge Scott J. Becker to the Firm
January 2, 2019  | By Bekah Harger

Effective January 1, 2019, McCathern, PLLC is honored to welcome former judge Scott J. Becker to the firm. Before joining McCathern as a partner in 2019, Becker presided over the 219th State District Court in Collin County, Texas from 2010 through 2018. As a court of general jurisdiction, Becker presided…Read More

McCathern Partner Wins Boxing Belt in Tournament
November 5, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

On November 2nd through the 3rd, McCathern Houston’s co-managing partner, Rodney “the Councillor” Drinnon, won a belt at Sonny’s International Masters Boxing Tournament sanctioned by USA Boxing in Goodyear, Arizona.  Rodney accompanied one of his oil and gas clients, Rick Bobigian, to the event.  Mr. Bobigian is an undefeated Masters boxer who at…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

Case Update: Waco Rope Case Attracts Significant Media Attention
October 30, 2018  | By McCathern Law

The widely publicized case of rope injuries to a 12-year-old girl’s neck while on a school sponsored camping trip is currently being heard by a Travis County jury. The jury is on track to determine if Live Oak Classical School is at fault for the severe rope burns suffered by…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

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

Texas Court Affirms $1M Award In Drill Co.’s Oral Agreement
February 17, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Texas Court Affirms $1M Award In Drill Co.’s Oral Agreement for Clients of McCathern attorneys Farbod Farnia and Isaac Villarreal By Michelle Casady Law360, Houston (February 16, 2017, 8:49 PM EST) — Texas’ Fourteenth Court of Appeals on Thursday sided with Dynomax Drilling Tools Inc. in its dispute with Duradril LLC…Read More

McCathern Representing Shareholders against Jefferies & Co.
February 7, 2017  | By Elissa Rex

Jefferies Sues To Halt FINRA Arbitration Over Stock Drop By Sophia Morris Law360, New York (Feb. 6, 2017, 8:04 PM EST) “We believe Jefferies owed our investor clients a duty to investigate the investments when Jefferies prepared the offering materials our clients relied on.” –McCathern Attorney Justin N. Bryan The Jefferies Group investment bank is…Read More

Client Success Stories
December 29, 2016  | By McCathern Law

We strive to provide the best client service possible and focus on our mission of Improving People’s Lives daily. Here are a few examples out of countless successful outcomes we’ve achieved on behalf of our clients. McCathern Houston Achieves Big Win Attorneys: Rodney L. Drinnon and Isaac Villarreal Rod Drinnon and Isaac Villarreal of McCathern’s Houston office…Read More

Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones selected as Hall of Fame Finalist
August 17, 2016  | By Elissa Rex

  The Cowboys list Jerry Jones as their owner, president and general manager. The Pro Football Hall of Fame assigned him an even more important title Tuesday — contributor. Jones became one of the two contributor nominees for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017, which could put him in the…Read More

NFL’s 100 most important people
July 13, 2016  | By McCathern Law

From Jerry Jones to Les Snead, the USA TODAY Sports NFL staff selects the biggest game changers in the league. 1. Jerry Jones Here’s what can happen when a man risks his entire fortune to realize a dream of owning an NFL team: He instantly becomes the most despised man…Read More

Girl injured by rope around her neck on school trip
July 13, 2016  | By McCathern Law

WACO, TX — Authorities want to know how a 12-year-old girl ended up with a severe rope burn around her neck during an overnight campout with her sixth-grade classmates. But the child and her mother believe they already know. The girl is black and attends a mostly white private school near a flourishing part of downtown….Read More

A look inside the new One World Observatory
May 25, 2015  | By McCathern Law

One of McCathern’s longtime clients, Legends, is now operating the One World Observatory in New York City.  The observatory spans the top three floors of One World Trade Center and allows tourists to view the entire city and catch up on a little history. Link to video  Three to four million…Read More