Michael Hood is a partner in the Business Litigation Section of Haynes and Boone, LLP. For more than 25 years, Michael has counseled clients on business dispute resolution, litigation prevention, and trial/arbitration strategy. He is detail-oriented but does not lose sight of the big picture. 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. Between college and law school, he was a Professor of English at the Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia. Michael is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.