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  • 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

  • Steve Thomas Commentary: Rapidly Advancing Robotics Technology Leaves Privacy Law Behind

    September 2, 2016

    In his latest Texas Lawyer commentary, MCS Shareholder Steve Thomas describes a global state-sponsored and private sector race to not only make drones smaller but also to fashion these devices in ways that mimic critters in the animal kingdom. Think lifelike robot birds that flap wings and glide, as... read more

  • Best Lawyers in America Honors Mark Chevallier, Jonathan Thalheimer and Steven Kennedy

    August 22, 2016

    Three veteran McGuire, Craddock & Strother attorneys are highlighted in this year's edition of The Best Lawyers in America based on peer nominations from lawyers who practice in Real Estate, Construction and Bankruptcy/Restructuring law.The just-announced Best Lawyers  honorees from McGuire, Craddock & Strother include:Mark Chevallier: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization... read more

  • MCS’s Jennifer Ryback Earns the ‘Rising Raggio Award’ from the Dallas Women Lawyers Association

    August 17, 2016

    McGuire, Craddock & Strother congratulates Jennifer Larson Ryback, who has been named the 2016 recipient of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association's “Rising Raggio Award."Named in honor of trailblazing Dallas lawyer Louise Raggio, the Rising Raggio Award singles out young lawyers who have earned professional accomplishments and who have assumed leadership... read more

  • Steve Thomas Commentary Highlights Push-Pull Over Liability for Malware Attacks

    July 1, 2016

    While it took less than two months for a potent piece of malicious computer code known as GozNym to spread through the U.S. and Canadian banking systems, the mounting financial losses expose a growing conflict between banks and account holders over who should pay when malware attacks drain an... read more

  • MCS Lawyers Support yCPD’s Annual Adult Field Day Fundraiser

    May 31, 2016

    Here at McGuire, Craddock & Strother, our lawyers have the kind of professional skills and expertise to stand out from the competition, but we were as surprised as anyone to learn that extended to the sack race and human wheelbarrow competitions.MCS was well-represented at yCPD's second-annual adult field day... read more