Michael A. McCabe co-chairs Munck Wilson Mandala’s employment and labor law group and leads the firm’s employment litigation cases. A skilled trial lawyer, Michael is known for his meticulous preparation and attention to detail. He can break down complicated scenarios and use plain language to clarify the facts and connect with juries. Judges find him persuasive. Adversaries learn quickly to take Michael’s trial skills and successful track record seriously.
In 2016, Michael convinced the Texas Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision to dismiss a doctor’s defamation suit against his client, a Beaumont television station. Before that, he obtained a $77 million judgment for his client in a plaintiff patent infringement and trade secret case.
Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment Law, Michael consistently receives accolades for his leadership, teamwork and unremitting passion for winning. He has obtained numerous court-ordered restraining orders and injunctions on behalf of clients who required immediate and decisive results when confidential business information and trade secrets were at risk of exploitation by competitors and former employees.
Upon graduating with honors from law school, Michael clerked for Federal District Judge John H. McBryde in Fort Worth, Texas.