Michael J. Merrick Of Counsel

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Michael’s practice focuses on complex business disputes, bankruptcy, creditor rights, and employment disputes. He routinely represents clients in Texas state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Michael also counsels clients in corporate and transactional matters. He has notable experience reviewing, analyzing, drafting, and negotiating commercial agreements. These agreements include vendor/supplier contracts, management and professional services agreements, intellectual property licenses and assignments, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, waivers, releases, leases, and easements.

From Fall 2013 through late 2014, Michael represented a North Texas public transportation provider while it underwent significant expansions of its operations and partially-unionized workplace. Michael provided on-site representation for this client throughout this period, providing the executive team with legal reads on labor, employment, corporate, and transactional matters.  He also represented and advised this client during its successful negotiation of a multimillion-dollar regional services contract.

Juris Doctor, Baylor Law School (2003)
Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University (2000)

State Bar of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas

State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Federal Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce
West Dallas Chamber of Commerce