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Mike works with clients to resolve government-related disputes, including condemnations, regulatory compliance and administrative matters. 

Mike is the former elected county attorney for Harris County, Texas, providing him firsthand experience with how the government works. Mike draws on those public-sector insights – and the relationships he built over the course of more than three decades practicing public law – as he advises clients in the private sector on their interactions with governmental entities. Additionally, Mike counsels public officials and candidates for elected office on difficult law disputes.




  • Texas Navy, Admiral, Commissioned by Governor Perry


  • J.D., South Texas College of Law
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin
    • with honors
    • Chemistry


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Christian Legal Society
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Irish Lawyers Society
  • State Bar of Texas
Community Leadership
  • Greater Houston Partnership
  • Irish Society
  • South Texas College of Law Alumni Association