Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy

Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy
  • For sixty-five years, the attorneys at Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy have been advocating the rights of those injured as a result of anothers negligence and have developed an international reputation for achieving results for our clients. Trust, Knowledge, Experience and Results are the foundation of Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy.

    Located at 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 650, Los Angeles, California 90067-5899



  • The attorneys at Magaña, Cathcart & McCarthy have the knowledge, experience and integrity to successfully represent your interests. Initial consultations and inquiries are offered without charge.


    Peter T. Cathcart


    • B.S. Business Administration, University of Southern California, 1977
    • J.D., Loyola University Law School, 1980


    • State Bar of California, 1980
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1981
    • U.S. District Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1981
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1990
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1991


    • American Association for Justice (Formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
    • Consumer Attorneys of California (At Large Board Member 1990, Board of Governors 1991 – 1994)
    • Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
    • Century City Bar Association
    • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association

    Professional Experiences:

    • Mr. Cathcart was voted by his peers in Los Angeles County as a “Super Lawyer” in a survey conducted by Law & Politics Media and announced in Los Angeles Magazine.
    • Mediator for the Superior Courts for the County of Los Angeles
    • Rated A.V. (highest possible rating for preeminent legal ability and ethics) by Martindale Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys
    • Completed 10 week courses on Anatomy For Attorneys, Orthopedics For Attorneys, Neurology For Attorneys taught through Medi-Legal Institute at U.S.C. Medical School
    • Member of the Board of Directors for Pen-Cle Productions, a producer of audio/video continuing education programs for attorneys, 1992 – 1998

    Clay Robbins, III
    Charles M. Finkel
    Richard L. Bisetti
    Of Counsel
    Brian R. Magaña

  • Awards

    Peter T. Cathcart

    Southern California Super Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

    Million Dollar Advocates Forum® Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    The Top Trial Lawyers In America tm