Mike is a partner and trial lawyer in Foley & Lardner LLP’s Houston office. He has been lead counsel for plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes litigation throughout Texas and the United States for multi-national and domestic organizations as well as individuals. He focuses his practice on complex business, commercial and other cases. His trial experience includes trying cases as lead and co-counsel in state and federal courts, jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations. He also has substantial appellate experience in state and federal courts of appeal. Mike is a hands-on trial lawyer. He understands that the ultimate success of a case largely depends on quickly mastering its factual details and thoroughly preparing it for trial.
Mike has represented clients in a broad range of industries and sectors, including chemical manufacturing, pipelines and mid-stream, underground salt dome storage caverns, oilfield services and drilling, chemical plant services, manufacturing (e.g., large diameter line pipe, engineered valves, PVC, and landfill containment liners), distribution, energy, real estate, telecommunications, computers and software, financial services and lending, asset recovery, legal services, music and entertainment.