Michael T. Bridwell - Strong Pipkin Bissell & Ledyard, L.L.P.

Michael T. Bridwell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Michael Bridwell has been practicing with Strong Pipkin since graduating from University of Texas School of Law in 1985.  He is an experienced litigator and handles toxic tort, premises liability, products liability, commercial litigation, general litigation, occupational and environmental chemical exposure, asbestos and contract litigation.  He has represented companies in groundwater contamination cases, community chemical exposure cases, and pipeline right of way and eminent domain disputes.  He is also a certified mediator.  Representative clients include oil and chemical companies, product manufacturers, pipeline companies and insurers.

Michigan State UniversityBA 1981University of Texas Law SchoolJ.D. 1985

Case History

Representative Case

Represented local chemical manufacturing facility in litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs claiming personal injury based on claims of air pollution and community exposures;

Defended local refinery in alleged ground water contamination case involving hundreds of nearby residents;

Represented pipeline companies in pipeline rupture cases involving claims of environmental damage and catastrophic burns;

Counsel for steering gear manufacturer in tanker/tug boat collision and death case;

Represented industrial pump manufacturer in catastrophic burn and death case;

Defended several oil and chemical companies in asbestos litigation on a statewide basis;

Represented pipeline companies in easement, right of way, eminent domain negotiations and suits; and

Served as panel counsel for several insurance companies.

Successfully tried a products liability death case on behalf of gasoline can manufacturer

Client Comments

"Mike is a very good lawyer. He is personable and easy to work with but not afraid to make new suggestions and disagree when he believes it's necessary to do so. Mike is also readily available and provides efficient, timely advice and work product. I would recommend Mike without hesitation."

-Christopher Ruggiero
Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P.

Office Location

595 Orleans, Suite 1400
Beaumont, TX 77701
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants