Michael S. Rumac handles a wide range of litigation matters, including business, bankruptcy, commercial real estate, contracts, pharmacist defense, construction and insurance defense. He is experienced in probate and fiduciary matters and has represented clients in litigation over wills and trusts.
He also counsels homeowners associations in regulatory compliance and litigation matters. As a registered pharmacist in Texas and several other states, Michael frequently acts as a resource and adviser for pharmacy clients.
Experienced in trials and all levels of appeals, Michael is praised by clients as being “exceptional in his communication and explanation of the law,” and providing “informed and excellent legal advice.”
Representative Matters :
- In re White Robinson, Garrett et al. v. Coventry II DDR/Trademark Montgomery Farm, L.P., 777 F.3d 792 (5th Cir. 2015) (briefing)
- Denco CS Corporation v. Body Bar, LLC, 445 S.W.3d 863 (Tex. App.-Texarkana, 2014) (briefing)
- Nichols v. Roomstogo.com, Inc., Cause No. 17822SC, Small Claims Court No. 3, Montgomery County, Texas (2011) (contract dispute) (bench trial)
- Bourgeois v. Toshiba America Medical Systems, Cause No. DC-03-00445,160th District Court, Dallas County (2005) (employment and contract dispute) (jury trial)
Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a partner at David & Goodman, P.C. Before his legal career, he worked as a pharmacist for 10 years in Boston, Las Vegas, Dallas and Fort Worth. Michael regularly mentors SMU Law School students by volunteering as a judge for mock trial and moot court competitions and by assisting students with mock interviews.
He also volunteers to judge the University Texas at Dallas undergraduate mock trial and moot court competitions. He also serves as a judge for the Texas High School Mock Trial Competition and speaks on Career Days for the Dallas Independent School District.
- Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2003)
- University of Rhode Island (B.S., 1992)
- American Society of Pharmacy Law
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
- Dallas Area Pharmacist Association
- University of Rhode Island Alumni Society
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas
BAR ADMISSIONS : Texas
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