Ty has extensive experience on a national level counseling business partners in a variety of civil and commercial litigation matters. Ty has successfully mediated, arbitrated, and tried numerous cases, including D&O liability claims, construction defect disputes, dram shop liability, premises liability claims, non-subscription defense, catastrophic personal injury claims, labor/employment disputes, toxic tort and products liability claims, medical malpractice claims, collections, and breach of contract actions. Additionally, Ty routinely advises his business partners in a wide range of transactional matters, business entity formation issues, and corporate governance.
After graduating from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Ty was licensed to practice law in Texas in 2003 and is admitted to the United States District Courts of the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is also admitted to practice pro hac vice and has litigated in state and federal courts nationwide, including in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, and Utah.
Outside of the law, Ty implements McCathern’s mission of “Improving People’s Lives” by serving as an Advisory Board Member for the Circle Ten Council-Boy Scouts of America as well as serving on several committees for the Dallas Bar Association (DBA). For over ten years Ty volunteered as the assistant boys’ varsity lacrosse coach at Jesuit College Preparatory School. He is also an active member of the National Eagle Scout Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Defense Research Institute (DRI), State Bar of Texas, the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA), and the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association (GDRA). Ty is a respected source of insight and information presenting annually at national conferences for both the CLM and as a faculty member of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM).
In recognition of his accomplishments both in and out of the courtroom, the publishers of Texas Monthly and Texas Lawyers magazines named Ty a Rising Star in 2017 and again in 2018, an honor conferred on less than 2.5% of the attorneys in the State of Texas under the age of 40. Ty has also been named to the 2018 list of D Best Lawyers by Dallas area publication, D Magazine. However, Ty’s most coveted accomplishment is helping his wife raise their four children.
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