Farbod Farnia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Dallas, TX

McCathern, PLLC
 | 3710 Rawlins Street, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-741-2662
Fax: 214-741-4717
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (70%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Persian (Farsi)
Attorney Profile

Farbod Farnia is of counsel to McCathern, a full-service law firm located in Dallas, Texas. As leader of the firm's appellate litigation section, he focuses his law practice on consumer, employment and labor law, as well as appellate practice. He represents individuals as well as small businesses and large corporations throughout the Dallas region.

Mr. Farnia has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in civil court appeals involving a wide variety of legal areas, including employment disputes, negligence matters, complex commercial litigation and constitutional law issues.

Fluent in English and Persian, Mr. Farnia graduated from the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a degree in English. He later went on to earn his law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where he graduated cum laude.

While attending law school, Mr. Farnia served as editor of the SMU Law Review, participated in moot court and served as chairman of the Board of Advocates, a student organization dedicated to learning about advocacy skills. His accomplishments during law school earned him an invitation and induction into The Order of Barristers, a prominent organization that accepts only 10 law school graduates from each law school per year.

After graduating, Mr. Farnia gained legal experience by interning for the 68th Judicial District Court in Dallas County, Texas. He also served as an associate attorney at McCathern. He later founded his own firm before returning to McCathern.

Dedicated to professional education, Mr. Farnia coaches two national moot court teams at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Appellate (70%): Appeals

Business Litigation (30%)

Focus Areas



top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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About Farbod Farnia

Admitted: 2011, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://mccathernlaw.com/attorney/farbod-farnia/


  • National Order of Barristers, Inducted
  • Named a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014 and 2015
  • Cum Laude, Editor of the SMU Law Review, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2011
  • Moot court team, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Intern for Judge Martin Hoffman, 68th Civil District Court in Dallas County
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas
  • Elected Chairman of the Board of Advocates, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer, Good NEWS Program of Dallas

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "How to Use Doc Review Work to Enhance a Resume." Texas Lawyer, September 2012

Educational Background:

  • University of Oklahoma, B.A., 2006

Industry Groups

  • Dallas Bar Association (DBA)
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Office Location for Farbod Farnia

3710 Rawlins Street
Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: 214-741-2662

Fax: 214-741-4717

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Last Updated: 12/13/2018

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