Michael L. Hood is a partner in the Business Litigation Practice Group of Haynes and Boone. For more than 25 years, Michael has counseled clients on business dispute resolution, litigation prevention, and trial/arbitration strategy.
He is a passionate and tenacious advocate, yet tempered to work cooperatively to reach resolutions that are in his clients’ best interests. Michael has experience in court (state and federal. bench and jury trial), and arbitration and mediation. Clients trust Michael to advise them about their business disputes and articulate effective strategies while taking into account their business interests and cost containment.
Michael has navigated a diverse range of matters, though he is particularly experienced in the niche areas of real estate, landlord tenant, construction, UCC Article 2, healthcare, international, business torts, creditor’s rights and remedies and privacy of records/HIPAA. Michael received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where he was named to Law Review. He received his B.A. from Stanford University.
- J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1989, Editor, The Journal of Air Law and Commerce,1987-1989
- B.A., Stanford University, 1985
ADMISSIONS : Texas
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES :
- American Bar Association, Litigation and Health Law Sections; Co-Chair, Managed Care Litigation, Health Litigation Committee, Litigation Section, 2008-2010
- Texas Bar Association, Litigation, Construction and Health Law Sections
- Dallas Bar Association, Litigation, Construction and Health Law Sections
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce; Leadership Dallas Alumni; Graduate of the 2005 Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class
- Court appointed special advocate (CASA), advocating for the best interest of abused and neglected children in protective care, to help them find safe, permanent homes
- University of Texas at Austin Parents Association – Advisory Board
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