Client of Houston Partner Rodney Drinnon Wins Ruling
July 27, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

A client of McCathern Houston Managing Partner Rodney L. Drinnon will now be able to pursue a former customer accountable for six figures in unpaid bills and breach of contract following a recent ruling from the Texas First Court of Appeals declaring that the trial court had dismissed the case…Read More

Adam Mehr Negotiates Film Deal for Client CJ Entertainment
May 11, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Media & Entertainment attorney Adam Mehr of the firm’s Los Angeles office has negotiated an international movie deal on behalf of his client, the Seoul, Korea-based CJ Entertainment. The project was unveiled by CJ Entertainment and the production company Square Peg on Thursday, May 7, garnering attention in the…Read More

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 Rodney Drinnon 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

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

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