McCathern Client Sues Past Owners of KAABOO Texas Festival
August 2, 2021  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Partners Levi McCathern and Brett Chisum are representing a client in a recently-filed suit against the former owners of the KAABOO music and arts festival. The client, Dunhill Festival Fund L.L.C., is suing the co-founders and former owners of the festival, Bryan Gordon and Seth Wolkov, alleging that they…Read More

Client of Attorney Scott Becker Injured in Gas Explosion at Plano Home
July 22, 2021  | By Matthew Kellogg

A client of McCathern Partner Scott Becker was injured during a recent home explosion in Plano, Texas. After initially saying that a gas leak was to blame, officials from the Plano Police Detectives and Fire Marshals are now investigating the cause further to determine whether it was an intentional act….Read More

Cannabis Law Update: Texas House Passes Medical Cannabis Reform Bills
May 20, 2021  | By Matthew Kellogg

The Texas House of Representatives this week passed three cannabis reform bills that if passed into law would decriminalize low-level possession, reduce penalties for possession of cannabis concentrates and would expand access to medical cannabis. The medical cannabis bill – HB 1535 – would greatly expand the number of Texans…Read More

Client Victoria Rowell’s Series ‘The Rich and the Ruthless’ Premiers on BET+
May 13, 2021  | By Matthew Kellogg

Media and Entertainment client Victoria Rowell’s hit series ‘The Rich and the Ruthless’ will premier its fourth season tonight on its new home, BET+. Ms. Rowell created, produces, directs and stars in the show, which is a drama about a family who owns a daytime soap opera and their struggle…Read More

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