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Six MH Attorneys Named 2024 Rising Stars by Texas Super Lawyers

Houston, TX (March 21, 2024) – McDowell Hetherington is proud to announce that six attorneys have been selected to the 2024 Texas Rising Stars list. Texas Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars recognizes attorneys who are either 40-years old and younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Attorneys are selected through a patented multiphase […]

MH Announces New Leadership Roles

Houston, TX (February 7, 2024) – MH is excited to announce that partners William B. Thomas and Bobby Debelak have been elected to new leadership roles at the firm. Will will serve as the firm’s new Hiring Partner, leading attorney hiring and recruiting initiatives at all levels. Bobby will serve as the firm’s first Training […]

McDowell Hetherington Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Houston, TX (January 19, 2024) – McDowell Hetherington is proud to announce the celebration of its 15th anniversary. To mark the occasion, our managing partner, David McDowell, shared the following words: “When Andy, Tom, and I started the firm in 2009, we knew our success hinged on two factors: surrounding ourselves with smart, hardworking people […]

MH’s Avi Moshenberg & Co-Counsel Recognized by Law.com as Litigators of the Week

Houston, TX (November 2, 2023) In its latest edition of Litigators of the Week, Law.com / The AmLaw Litigation Daily has recognized the Texas team representing Sandy Hook Families against Alex Jones and his company, Free Speech Systems, in the bankruptcy court. The team representing Sandy Hook Families included McDowell Hetherington’s Avi Moshenberg, Stuart Lombardi […]

MH Achieves Mansfield Certification for 2022-2023

Houston, TX (October 10, 2023) McDowell Hetherington is proud to announce that the firm has achieved Mansfield Certification! Mansfield Certification, awarded by Diversity Labs, measures the structural changes and steps we have taken over the past year to ensure our paths to leadership – including lateral hiring, client pitch teams, promotions, appointments, and more – […]

McDowell & Matthews Recognized as 2023 Super Lawyers

Houston, TX (September 19, 2023) – MH partners David T. McDowell and Matt Matthews were named by Thomson Reuters as 2023 Texas Super Lawyers in the category of business litigation. Thomson Reuters recognizes outstanding attorneys in more than 70 areas of practice using a rigorous, multiphase selection process that includes peer nominations, evaluation of attorneys […]

MH Wins Summary Judgment in New York Federal Court

Brooklyn, NY – On May 31, 2023, just weeks before the 6-year anniversary of the commencement of litigation, MH obtained a summary judgment in favor of the firm’s life insurance client in a case asserting breach of contract claims based on a 2011 cost of insurance (COI) rate increase by a plaintiff that opted out […]

MH Welcomes New Director of Recruiting & Professional Development

Houston, TX (May 26, 2023) – McDowell Hetherington is excited to announce Hope M. Young as its new Director of Recruiting & Professional Development. Hope will oversee and implement the firm’s law school recruitment program and lateral associate hiring initiatives. She will also be in charge of the firm’s attorney training program, in addition to […]

Texas Senate Passes H.B. 19 to Create New Business Court

On Friday, May 12, 2023, the Texas Senate passed H.B. 19 that will affect how some commercial litigation cases are handled by creating a new specialized business trial court. The bill’s stated purpose is to streamline resolutions of business disputes and ensure the court is staffed by qualified and skilled judges, ideally giving businesses confidence […]