Stephanie M. Almeter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

McCathern, Shokouhi, Evans, Grinke
3710 Rawlins Street, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-390-4516
Fax: 214-741-4717
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (50%), General Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

Stephanie M. Almeter joined McCathern, Shokouhi, Evans, Grinke as an Associate in 2011 and was promoted to Partner in 2017. Her current practice focuses on general civil, business, and employment litigation. Stephanie has had the opportunity to represent clients in both trial court and arbitration, and authored a post-hearing brief that was instrumental in obtaining a total defense verdict where the demand at arbitration was over $5 million dollars in economic damages. Stephanie also has extensive experience in obtaining and/or defending clients in temporary restraining order and temporary injunction proceedings involving non-compete and non-disclosure agreements. Stephanie enjoys advocating on behalf of her clients, and has a proven track record of obtaining positive results on behalf of her clients.

Stephanie attended Baylor Law School in Waco, where her litigation skills were developed and honed through Baylor's rigorous Practice Court program. While at Baylor Law, she was inducted into the Order of the Barristers for her achievements in advocacy and was very involved with Baylor's nationally recognized advocacy teams. Stephanie was a semi-finalist as a member of the National Security Law Moot Court Competition Team and co-authored an appellate brief that was awarded Second-Runner Up in a competitive pool of candidates. During Baylor Law's Appellate Practice Program, Stephanie co-authored a bench memorandum used in preparation for oral argument in a case of first impression before the Texas Supreme Court.

She is a cum laude graduate of Texas A&M University, where she was involved in numerous leadership organizations and awarded the J. Malon Southerland Aggie Leader Award, recognizing her commitment to servant leadership. She was also awarded the Aggie Bar Scholarship for exceptional promise in the legal field.

Stephanie has been recognized as a 2014 – 2021 Super Lawyers Texas Rising Star, a peer-nominated accommodation given to the top 2.5% of eligible attorneys, and in 2021 she was named to the Up-And-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars List. She was also voted by her peers as one of Dallas’s Best Lawyers Under 40 by D Magazine in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Stephanie was named a 2020 12 Under 12 by the Texas A&M Association of Former Students, an honor that recognizes alumni who graduated in the past 12 years and are leading by example in business and service. She was also featured in the Texas A&M Foundation article "Raising the Bar", and was named Dallas Association of Young Lawyers' (DAYL) “One to Watch”.  Stephanie is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, and Dallas Women’s Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business Litigation
  • 50%General Litigation

Selections

8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

About Stephanie M. Almeter

Admitted: 2011, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://mccathernlaw.com/attorney/stephanie-m-almeter/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Baylor's rigorous Practice Court Program
  • Co-Author, An Appellate Brief that was awarded Second-Runner Up in a Competitive Pool of Candidates

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, 2013
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2013
  • Texas, 2011

Educational Background

  • Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
  • Texas A&M University, Cum Laude, Political Science and Government, J. Malon Southerland Aggie Leader Award, 2008

Honors/Awards

  • , Up-And-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas is an esteemed list by D Magazine, a local Dallas news publication. D Magazine conducted a citywide search by posting a ballot on dmagazine.com, available to local lawyers with a valid Texas Bar number.   , Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2018
  • Aggie Bar Scholarship for Exceptional Promise in the Legal Field
  • Semi-Finalist as a Member, National Security Law Moot Court Competition Team
  • Order of the Barristers
  • UC Davis Political Asylum & Refugee Moot Court Competition Team

Industry Groups

  • Dallas Bar Association (DBA)

Comments

  • “ Stephanie is rapidly honing her litigation skills and appreciates every opportunity to participate in the courtroom. She is currently in the process of being admitted to all Texas state and federal courts and is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and its Association of Young Lawyers.”
  • “ Stephanie is smart, but above all, is a team player. She's always ready to step up to the plate!”
  • “ Stephanie Almeter has proficient oral advocacy skills that allow her to further her clients' interests.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Stephanie M. Almeter

3710 Rawlins Street
Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219

Phone: 214-390-4516

Fax: 214-741-4717

Last Updated: 6/24/2021

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