Mr. Levi Glenn McCathern, II

Mr. Levi Glenn McCathern, II: Attorney with McCathern, PLLC - Dallas(Main) AV stamp icon
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Biography

Levi G. McCathern, II is recognized as one of the premier litigation lawyers in Texas. He is Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization - a double certification held by only 26 of the 87,000 attorneys in Texas.

He specializes in catastrophic damage litigation and is frequently summoned to defend specialized, high-damage claims, including all types of commercial litigation. In addition, he has served as lead counsel for numerous jury trials and is regularly called upon to provide legal consultation to companies throughout the country.

Levi serves as primary trial counsel for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Ltd., the Jerry Jones Family and their related entities, and is panel counsel for some of the world’s largest companies in the specialty areas of Business Litigation, Directors & Officers Liability, Employment Law, Advertising Injury, and more.

He has been named to Super Lawyers’ coveted group of elite practitioners in Texas for more than 10 years. He achieved this milestone in 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list, designed to identify the state’s top attorneys, is based on a statewide survey of attorneys, independent research, and evaluation of candidates. Levi has also been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine for Business/Commercial Litigation in 2016 & 2014 and for General Corporate Law in 2012.

In 1993, Levi was licensed to practice law in Texas. He started as an associate with Godwin & Carlton, P.C. and, in less than 5 years, was named as the youngest shareholder in the firm’s history. On October 1, 1998, Levi founded McCathern Wadlington Mooty, LLP. He is licensed to practice in Texas and New York, and is admitted for practice in all Texas state and federal district courts, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, all state courts in New York, and all federal district courts of Arkansas.

Levi was born in the small town of Perryton, Texas and obtained a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Baylor University in 1990, where he was selected Phi Beta Kappa. In 1993, he earned a Juris Doctorate from Baylor University, where he became a member of the Order of Barristers. While in school, Levi served as Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Travis, Texas. Levi brings an “everyman” perspective to his vibrant practice that juries love and is seldom found in Texas litigation. His strength is the same both in and out of the courtroom - relating to all people, from blue collar workers to CEOs, on their level.

Levi has been interviewed and quoted by many leading media organizations, including CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Austin American-Statesmen, and The Houston Chronicle.

Here are just a few of the many news articles where Levi has been quoted:

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones testifying today in Super Bowl XLV seating trial
The Dallas Morning News

Lawsuit Says Texas Students Wrapped Rope Around Black Girl’s Neck
The New York Times

Texas girl’s neck burn from school outing ignites dispute
Fox News

Super Bowl ticket holders appeal award over Cowboys Stadium seats
The Dallas Morning News

Sexual assault lawsuit against Cowboys owner Jerry Jones dismissed
USA TODAY

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Casualty & Bad Faith Defense
  • Commercial Trucking
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate Services
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Employment Law
  • ERISA and Non-Subscription
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Large Loss Subrogation
  • Liquor Liability
  • Oil & Gas
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Retail, Restaurant, & Hospitality
  • Wrongful Discharge

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
469-607-7618  Phone
214-741-2662  Phone
214-741-4717  Fax
mccathernlaw.com/attorney/levi-g-mccathern-ii
University Attended:
Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts, 1990
Law School Attended:
Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1993
Year of First Admission:
1993
Admission:
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court; Texas Northern Bankruptcy Court; Oklahoma Western District Court; Texas Western District Court; Texas Northern District Court; Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals; Texas Eastern District Court; Arkansas Eastern District Court; 1993, Texas; New York
Memberships:
Dallas Bar Association, State Bar of Texas
ISLN:
900675902

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Dallas, Texas

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