May 3, 2016  | By McCathern Law

Ten attorneys from McCathern law firm have been selected to the 2016 Texas Rising Stars list of up-and-coming lawyers.

This list is extremely exclusive, recognizing no more than 2.5% of Texas attorneys.

Law firm McCathern, PLLC is pleased to announce that ten Texas lawyers from the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been named to the 2016 Texas Rising Stars list of exceptional young lawyers.

McCathern’s 2016 Texas “Rising Stars” include:

McCathern Dallas

Arnold Shokouhi, Commercial Litigation & Banking
Stephanie M. Almeter, Civil Litigation
Erin M. Bogdanowicz, Family Law
Farbod Farnia, Appellate Law
Jesse Hoffman, Business/Corporate
Ramez F. Shamieh, Civil Litigation
Eric M. Van Horn, Of Counsel Bankruptcy
James E. Sherry, Civil Litigation
Brett M. Chisum, Business Litigation

McCathern Houston

Andrew Green, Civil Litigation

Texas Rising Stars honorees are selected based on nominations by other Texas attorneys. To be eligible, lawyers must be 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Less than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys are chosen for this honor. The Texas Rising Stars list is published in the April 2016 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.

“Congratulations to the firm’s 2016 Rising Stars as selected by Super Lawyers,” stated Partner Levi G. McCathern, II. “It is an honor to work with such talented attorneys on a daily basis.”

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process, which results in a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in their practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to

About McCathern, PLLC

Formed in 1998, McCathern, PLLC has developed a reputation of excellence in providing high-quality legal services to clients across the nation. With offices in Dallas, Houston, and Los Angeles, each of the firm’s leaders brings large-firm experience and business acumen to a smaller-firm environment of agility and efficiency. McCathern’s philosophy of “Improving People’s Lives” is implemented daily by treating clients as business partners, working together to find the solution to a dispute, and closing a transaction in a diligent, cost-effective manner.

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. In 2015, McCathern was recognized among the “Best Law Firms” rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers. Visit for more information.