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  • Six MCS Shareholders Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2018

    August 18, 2017

    McGuire, Craddock & Strother congratulates shareholders Cullen Aderhold, Mark Chevallier, Steven Kennedy, Chuck McGuire, Jonathan Thalheimer and Thomas Whelan for their inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and one of the most respected peer review publications in the legal industry.... read more

  • Steve Thomas Commentary: Vigilance is Antidote to Social Media Cyber Threat

    May 19, 2017

    As a forum for lawyers to promote their expertise and professional reputations, LinkedIn’s vast network  provides unrivaled access to professional connections. In his latest in Texas Lawyer commentary about issues at the intersection of law and technology, MCS partner Steve Thomas highlights fundamental cyber security threats that come with... read more

  • MCS’ Steven Thomas Talks with Texas Lawyer Newspaper About Legal Challenges Surrounding Flying Cars

    May 11, 2017

    Need to get from Dallas to Fort Worth in a flash? In the not-too-distant future, that might be accomplished aboard an Uber flying car. In April, the popular ride-hailing company unveiled an ambitious plan to create a fleet of on-demand flying cars.Mere talk of Jetsons-like travel is causing lawyers... read more

  • Mark Chevallier Selected to Texas Bar Foundation Fellowship

    March 17, 2017

    MCS shareholder and managing director J. Mark Chevallier has been elected to fellowship in the Texas Bar Foundation, an honor earned by only one-third of one percent of Texas lawyers each year. Fellows are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and commitment to improving the justice system in Texas.[caption... read more

  • Recent Leveraged Real Estate Loan Regulations Topic of Jonathan Thalheimer’s Presentation to Dallas Bar Real Property Section

    February 23, 2017

    Financial regulations and capital adequacy requirements for leveraged real estate loans have created enormous implications for lenders and developers. MCS partner Jonathan Thalheimer recently provided an overview of the post Dodd-Frank and Basel III regulatory landscape for members of the Dallas Bar Association Real Property Section, offering an overview of... read more

  • MCS’ Steven Kennedy Among First Board-Certified in Texas Construction Law

    January 19, 2017

    It’s not hard to see why the Texas Board of Legal Specialization decided to create a new area of specialty for lawyers practicing construction law in Texas. The booming construction sector's steady  growth and the increasing complexity of construction-related transactions and litigation made it a natural choice to designate... read more

  • Jonathan Thalheimer Selected as Vice-Chair of ACREL’s Capital Markets Committee

    January 18, 2017

    The American College of Real Estate Lawyers – a select group of some of the most-respected real estate attorneys in the United States and Canada – has selected MCS Partner Jonathan Thalheimer to be Vice Chair of the organization’s Capital Markets Committee.Selection for ACREL is based on peer nominations... read more

  • Steve Thomas Commentary: Competency with Technology is No Longer Optional for Lawyers

    January 16, 2017

    MCS shareholder Steve Thomas’ latest Texas Lawyer commentary offers a cautionary tale for lawyers about the need to stay abreast of rapidly evolving technology. While most lawyers understand and appreciate their professional requirement to maintain competency in their legal practices, Thomas notes that as technology has become intertwined with... read more

  • Five from MCS Honored by Texas Super Lawyers

    September 27, 2016

    The latest edition of Texas Monthly is just now hitting the magazine racks, and inside you’ll find the 2016 edition of Texas Super Lawyers. This year, five MCS shareholders – Mark Chevallier, Steven Kennedy, Jeffrey Seckel, Marc Taubenfeld, and Thomas Whelan – have again been named to the Super Lawyers list in four different... read more

  • Developers, Real Estate, Finance Pros Discuss Future of Red Hot 121 Corridor

    September 19, 2016

    Developers, investors, government officials, and real estate pros were elbow-to-elbow at the recent Bisnow 121 Corridor symposium in McKinney. While construction and development are booming across North Texas, the 121 Corridor – a four-mile stretch in and around Plano, McKinney, Allen, Frisco, and The Colony – is arguably the red-hot... read more

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