Michael’s main practice is litigation with a specific emphasis on oil and gas issues. Prior to joining the Firm, Michael worked as a geophysicist for over three years for a major seismic reprocessing company. Later, while attending law school, Michael worked full-time in the Land Department of an oil and gas company as a Lease Analyst, processing and monitoring more than $15 million of annual company drilling projects in the company’s South Texas and Wyoming assets. Michael’s substantive background in the oil and gas industry is invaluable in oil and gas related litigation.
During his time in law school, Michael served as the Head Senior Articles Editor for the Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy and received several awards for his academic accomplishments.
Michael served in the United States Marine Corps from May 2007 to May 2013, during which time he served a tour in Afghanistan as a Marine Corps Non-Commissioned Officer and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.