DALLAS, TX—Munck Wilson Mandala named senior partners Michael McCabe and Jenny Martinez co-chairs of the firm’s litigation section. Both are members of MWM’s executive committee and bring unique qualities and legal experience. McCabe will remain co-chair of MWM’s employment and labor law section.
Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment Law, McCabe is a skilled trial lawyer handling complex commercial, technology and employment litigation cases. He was co-lead counsel of the MWM litigation team that won a $77 million judgment for theft of trade secrets in 2015, earning a top verdict that year. In 2016, he convinced the Texas Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision to dismiss a doctor’s defamation suit against his client, a television station.
Martinez has an impressive 21-year legal career representing clients in finance, technology, employment, securities and environmental litigation. She has worked at notable law firms in Dallas and was previously a name partner with Godwin Bowman Martinez where she chaired the litigation section. Martinez was a key member of the Deepwater Horizon trial team, representing Haliburton in one of the largest environmental lawsuits in US history. While at her prior firm, Martinez was a panelist at MWM’s S.H.E. Summit Dallas Event in 2018. She joined the firm a month later.