Ty Mychael Sheaks

Ty Mychael Sheaks

McCathern, PLLC
  • Business Law, Personal Injury, Employment Law ...
  • Texas
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Summary

Ty M. Sheaks is a partner with McCathern and is the go to “fixer” for McCathern’s most difficult and high-exposure litigation matters. He has a unique and diverse background counseling business partners in a variety of civil and commercial litigation matters on a national level. Prior to joining McCathern in 2013, Mr. Sheaks served as national trial counsel for a multi-national corporation handling all aspects of defending toxic tort and product liability claims in state and federal courts nationwide.

Mr. Sheaks heads up McCathern’s Retail, Restaurant, and Hospitality Section, but has extensive experience and a successful track record in a variety of litigation matters involving personal injury claims, premises liability claims, non-subscription defense, labor/employment disputes, D&O liability claims, construction disputes, toxic tort and products liability claims, and breach of contract actions. Additionally, Mr. Sheaks routinely advises his business partners in a variety of transactional matters, business entity formation issues and corporate governance. Regardless of the issue, Mr. Sheaks utilizes a common-sense approach and his strong business acumen to achieve the best possible results for each business partner.

After graduating from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Mr. Sheaks 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.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care Law
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
McCathern, PLLC
- Current
Senior Associate
Jones Carr McGoldrick, LLP
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Education
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law
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Regis University
B.S. | Business Administration
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Honors: Graduated with cum laude honors
Activities: Captain of NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse Team, Student Ambassador
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Awards
Texas Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Claims and Litigation Management (CLM)
Member
Current
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Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Member
Current
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Texas Restaurant Association (TRA)
Member
Current
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Greater Dallas Restaurant Association (GDRA)
Member
Current
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Dallas Bar Association
Member
Current
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Texas State Bar  # 24042416
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Scope of Protections Afforded When Designating a Client an Expert
Headnotes (Dallas Bar Association)
Speaking Engagements
Emerging Risks & Laws for Venue Managers , Academy for Venue Safety & Security (AVSS) , Las Vegas, NV
International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM)
Presented as the faculty legal advisors at the annual Academy for Venue Safety & Security (AVSS), a two-year school designed to equip attendees with best practices, resources and tools to face the evolving challenges of public assembly venues.
Websites & Blogs
Website
McCathern, PLLC Website
Website
Profile on McCathern Website
Contact & Map
McCathern, PLLC
One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Telephone: (214) 741-2662
Fax: (214) 741-4717
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
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