McCathern’s Christopher Barkley Wins Significant Patent Trials
September 6, 2019  | By McCathern Law

McCathern partner Christopher Barkley of the law firm’s Los Angeles office secured complete wins for his client, LoganTree LP backed by inventor Theodore Brann, against the technology firm Garmin in two inter partes review trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). In the PTAB’s August 28, 2019 Final…Read More

Laura Roach Joins McCathern Family Law Practice
August 2, 2019  | By McCathern Law

McCathern, PLLC is excited to announce the addition of attorney Laura Roach to its Family Law practice group. Laura will be based out of the firm’s office at The Star in Frisco, where family law attorneys Scott J. Becker and Erin Clegg currently practice. The addition of Laura to this…Read More

Attorneys Isaac Villarreal and Eric Utermohlen Celebrated on Top Verdict’s 2018 Top 50 List for Texas
June 4, 2019  | By McCathern Law

The website TopVerdict.com recently announced its list of the Top 50 plaintiff’s jury verdicts for the state of Texas in 2018, and McCathern attorneys Isaac Villarreal and Eric Utermohlen were honored to have a verdict that they obtained out of the 80th Judicial District Court of Harris County included on…Read More

McCathern Attorney Thomas Perkins Sworn into Northern District of Texas
May 2, 2019  | By McCathern Law

On Monday, April 29, 2019, McCathern attorney Thomas “Tommy” Perkins was sworn into the Northern District of Texas by Federal District Judge Sam Lindsay at the Earle Cabell Federal Building in Dallas. After gaining experience practicing in state court both as a prosecutor and defense attorney, Tommy is excited to…Read More

McCathern Partner Ty Sheaks Speaking at RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition
April 23, 2019  | By McCathern Law

More Than 10,000 Global Risk Professionals to Convene at Industry Leading Event Taking Place from April 28 – May 1 in Boston, MA McCathern partner Ty Sheaks is honored to have been asked to speak at RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition, the premier global risk management and insurance conference….Read More

McCathern Partners Ty Sheaks and Stephanie Almeter Honored in D Magazine’s 2019 ‘Best Lawyers in Dallas’ Lists
April 18, 2019  | By McCathern Law

McCathern is proud to announce and congratulate Ty Sheaks and Stephanie Almeter on being named to D Magazine’s distinguished lists of Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2019. Ty is listed as one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” in D Magazine’s May 2019 issue, an accomplishment he also achieved in…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

McCathern Sponsors Ryan Siddique Memorial Golf Tournament
April 4, 2019  | By McCathern Law

Four members of the McCathern Law Firm, Jesse Cromwell, Jesse Hoffman, Brett Chisum, and Joey Sampson, enjoyed a day of golf at the Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas as McCathern sponsored the Ryan Siddique Scholarship Fund, which works to provide financial scholarships and support services to students diagnosed with…Read More

McCathern Partner Honors Dallas Judiciary at D Magazine Event
April 4, 2019  | By McCathern Law

On Thursday, February 28, McCathern partner Ty Sheaks joined distinguished members of the Dallas legal community to celebrate the Dallas judiciary at Cityplace Tower.  Dean Jennifer Collins of SMU’s Dedman School of Law and D Magazine‘s president, Christine Allison, were the featured speakers of the evening, giving insightful remarks to…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

McCathern Welcomes New Intellectual Property Partner to LA Office
November 1, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern is excited to announce the addition of intellectual property partner Christopher Barkley to our Los Angeles office! About Christopher Barkley Christopher M. Barkley joined the McCathern Los Angeles office as a partner in 2018. For over a decade, he has been a practicing attorney with the United States Patent…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