September 27, 2016  | By McCathern Law

Matthew S. MuckleroyDallas-based law firm McCathern, PLLC is proud to announce that Matthew S. Muckleroy has been named a partner of the firm. McCathern is a full-service law firm with offices in Dallas, Houston, and Los Angeles.

Becoming a partner at the firm is not easily achieved. McCathern partnership is the result of hard work, dedication, and exemplary client service. Attorneys must prove themselves worthy of partnership by demonstrating extraordinary business acumen and by having the fortitude to achieve the best possible results for each client.

Mr. Muckleroy, who joined the firm’s Dallas office in 2014, is an invaluable member of the McCathern team. He focuses his practice in the fields of commercial litigation and business law. Mr. Muckleroy also represents individuals and entities in the healthcare industry, creditors and debtors in corporate bankruptcy proceedings, developers and lenders in commercial real estate litigation, and s personal representatives in probate matters, among others. He has successfully appeared before many of the trial, appellate, and bankruptcy courts of Dallas County, Collin County, and Tarrant County, as well as others across the State of Texas.

“Making partner is a significant career milestone,” stated Arnold Shokouhi, Managing Partner at McCathern. “Matt is an exceptional attorney who has put in the hard work and dedication required for this role. We congratulate him with enthusiasm and vigor and welcome him as McCathern’s newest Partner.

McCathern’s partners are experts in their legal practice areas and proactively identify business opportunities for the firm and its clients. Attorneys who achieve partnership have a track record of going the extra mile for clients at every turn.

About Matthew S. Muckleroy
Matt Muckleroy was born in Houston, Texas and was raised in the North Houston suburb of The Woodlands, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University, where he graduated with honors in 2003 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He worked for Devon Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City, OK, immediately out of undergraduate school, where he served as a Regulatory Accountant for Devon’s North Texas operations. He then moved to Dallas, TX in 2004 and spent two years working for Bank of America Corporation in its Global Corporate Investment Bank as a credit risk analyst. Mr. Muckleroy went on to attend the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dedman School of Law, where he graduated in May 2009 with a Juris Doctor. While at SMU, he was voted Best Oral Advocate in his Jackson Walker Moot Court Competition. He also served as a Mentor for students at Dan D. Rogers Elementary School through SMU’s Dallas Kids Project. During his final semester, Matt served as a Student Attorney in the SMU Civil Clinic, where he helped prosecute claims under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).

Prior to joining McCathern, Mr. Muckleroy spent a couple of years working for a small bankruptcy litigation firm in Dallas, TX, where he represented indenture trustees in complex commercial bankruptcy proceedings. He then went to work for a Dallas-based, mid-sized commercial litigation firm, where he spent over three years representing companies and individuals in all facets of commercial litigation. During his time there, Mr. Muckleroy became one of the youngest Associates to ever be named Partner.

Matt Muckleroy joined McCathern in October 2014. He became licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in November 2009. He is also licensed to practice before the Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Western District of Texas and Eastern District of Texas.

He is a member of the Dallas Bar Association (DBA), as well as the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL), where he also serves as a Member of the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Muckleroy is also a Member of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Young Professionals program, the State Fair of Texas Raffle Committee, and the Mac Taylor Inn of Court. In his free time, he enjoys staying active—running and biking around White Rock Lake, and playing various sports through the DAYL and City of Dallas. Matt also tries to make free time to travel and read a good book. He is an avid sports fan of the Texas A&M Aggies, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Dallas Cowboys, and Chelsea FC.

About McCathern, PLLC
Formed in 1998, McCathern has developed a reputation of excellence in providing high-quality legal services to clients across the nation. The firm’s attorneys have a broad range of practice group specializations across three office locations in Dallas, Houston, and Los Angeles, including commercial litigation, criminal defense, construction defect, employment, non-subscription litigation, banking litigation, insurance litigation, large loss subrogation, oil and gas, bankruptcy, family law, and real property and business transactions, to name a few.

With Board Certified® Trial Attorneys, McCathern’s clients are represented by some of the best in the country. The 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. Visit for more information.

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