Christopher Barkley Successfully Defends Appeal for Client
September 16, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

Nearly one year after securing wins in two inter partes review trials for his client, Partner Christopher Barkley was successful in defending an appeal. On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s August 28, 2019 decision in favor…Read More

McCathern Named as Top Lawyers 2020 in Local Profile Magazine
September 10, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

The new September/October issue of Local Profile magazine features a special section on Top Lawyers in Collin County and McCathern is proud to be included on the list. With the firm’s office in Frisco at The Star as well as our main office nearby in Dallas, McCathern offers businesses and…Read More

Arnold Shokouhi Interview in Lawyer Monthly Magazine
September 2, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Managing Partner Arnold Shokouhi was recently interviewed for the September issue of Lawyer Monthly magazine in an article titled “A Brief Insight into Expanding Your Cannabis Business”. In the interview, Arnold discussed the many issues and considerations that businesses involved in the cannabis industry must address, including IP issues,…Read More

Attorney Kristin Hecker Participates in DAYL Leadership Retreat
August 18, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Dallas associate attorney Kristin Hecker recently participated in a virtual weekend retreat as part of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) 2020 Leadership Class. The retreat is a key element of an annual program that promotes leadership development within the bar association and Dallas’ non-profit and civic communities….Read More

Stephanie Almeter Named to Texas A&M 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight
July 29, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Partner Stephanie Almeter was recently named to Texas A&M University’s 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight for 2020 by The Association of Former Students. The elite list annually recognizes 12 Aggie alumni who have “graduated in the past 12 years for their outstanding accomplishments in business, civic service, and…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

McCathern Attorney Q&A: Sam King
July 1, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

As part of a new series that will help readers get to know our attorneys better, McCathern presents a brief interview with attorney Sam King of the firm’s Frisco, Texas office. If you think Sam or any of our attorneys can help you with a legal matter, please contact us…Read More

McCathern Attorneys Lead Webcasts for Venue Managers on Covid-19
May 26, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Partners Ty Sheaks and Joey Sampson were asked to lead three recent live webcasts in a series hosted by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) to address potential liability concerns, back-to-work practices, and contractual and insurance considerations facing commercial facilities and venues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic….Read More

Laura Roach Interviewed for “The Jury’s Still Out” Web Series
May 18, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Family Law Partner Laura Roach appeared on the most recent episode of the online show “The Jury’s Still Out”, hosted by jury consultant Mary Griffitts of Trial Consulting Enterprises. The web series focuses on issues related to the law, trials and juries, with this episode specifically about family law…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

Brett Chisum Again Named to Texas Up-And-Coming 100 List
May 6, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern is proud to announce that Partner Brett M. Chisum was recently named to the Up-And-Coming 100: 2020 Texas Rising Stars List. This is the second straight year that Brett has made the exclusive list, which includes many of the best young attorneys in the state. “I am incredibly grateful…Read More

Task Force Update on Dallas Small Business Continuity Fund
May 4, 2020  | By McCathern Law

The City of Dallas recently announced it will make grants or loans available to small businesses (50 or fewer employees) to help aid the economic relief available in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for the fund are being accepted as of today, May 4, through 11:59p.m. on May 11,…Read More

Open Texas Update (Phase 1) and Summary of the Governor’s Report to Open Texas
April 30, 2020  | By McCathern Law

On April 27, 2020 Governor Abbott issued his Executive Order GA-18 relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster. Under GA-18 and the accompanying expansive guidelines in The Governor’s Report to Open Texas, the…Read More

Ty Sheaks Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in Dallas List
April 28, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Partner Ty M. Sheaks was named to the D Magazine 2020 Best Lawyers in Dallas list, his third consecutive year to be receive the honor. Ty is again included as one of the top Business and Commercial Litigation attorneys in the Dallas region. D Magazine creates the list by…Read More

Coronavirus Task Force: COVID-19 Economic Relief Update
April 22, 2020  | By McCathern Law

*Edited April 24, 2020 to reflect updated legislation* All of us at McCathern, PLLC realize the substantial impact COVID-19 (the “Coronavirus”) is having on many of you and your businesses. As our purpose and credo is “Improving People’s Lives” we hope this update provides a brief overview of some of…Read More