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T. Michael Wall

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

Mike Wall is a leading trial lawyer, handling high-stakes litigation throughout the U.S., most often for clients headquartered in Houston and in the chemical, pipeline, oilfield services and energy sectors. He also has considerable appellate experience. In addition, Mike frequently assists large and mid-sized manufacturing, energy, pipeline, telecommunications, real estate, computer/software, financial services, asset recovery and legal services entities, with big disputes involving contracts, ownership, shareholder, partnership and management claims, and catastrophic injuries and claims for wrongful death. Clients also hire Mike for disputes relating to financial losses, property damage, construction, environmental, toxic tort, insurance coverage and patent infringement.

He has represented clients in many large, multiparty cases requiring a high degree of management and coordination. Clients value Mike’s project management skills and efficient, cost-effective and collaborative style of practice, which includes the use of techniques such as case plans, work plans for document collection and review, and detailed fee and expense forecasting.

Mike is most often hired by business executives, general counsel and individuals. Some of his clients – including some that are publicly traded – have relied on him for years, trusting his ability to get the best outcome achievable while limiting exposure and maximizing benefit. Clients also like Mike’s steadfast courtroom demeanor and his candor as a counselor who will talk them out of a lawsuit when he feels doing so is in their best interest.

Additional Information

Other Court Admissions
  • Texas State Courts (1978)
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2004)
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fifth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1990)
  • The University of Texas at AustinBA 1975Southern Methodist UniversityJ.D. 1978
    American Bar AssociationHouston Bar AssociationTexas Bar Foundation

    Office Location

    Wells Fargo Plaza, Suite 2000
    1000 Louisiana Street
    Houston, TX 77002
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation

    Other Information

    Gender: Male