Michael Haden is an associate in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. His practice primarily focuses on public and private securities offerings, as well as state and federal corporate governance and securities compliance matters, including initial public offerings, debt offerings, reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, compliance with NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards and the preparation of filings with the SEC, FINRA and state securities offices. In addition, Michael assists with public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to law school, Michael served as an infantry officer in the United States Army. During his six years in uniform, he served as an Airborne Infantry Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Assistant Operations Officer. While deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Michael led combat operations and was responsible for mission planning, logistics and intelligence gathering. Following his deployment, Michael was selected to serve in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (“The Old Guard”), where he was primarily responsible for conducting, planning and evaluating interments and ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Ranger Tab, and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.
Michael received his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point. As a cadet, he received the Colonel George Osborn III Award for excellence in Advanced Terrorism Studies, as well as the General John J. Pershing Award for Military Leadership Studies. In addition, he participated in a semester abroad at the University of Amman (Jordan), where he studied Arabic and Arab history.
B.S., US Military Academy at West Point, 2010, Distinguished Honor Graduate
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2019, Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review; A. Stuart Robertson Scholarship recipient
Haynes and Boone, LLP successfully represented Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC), the largest manufacturer and fabricator of steel reinforcing bar in the U.S., as issuer’s counsel in a debt refinancing involving: an SEC registered offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.875% senior notes due 2031, which closed on Feb. 2, 2021; and a cash tender offer for any and all of Commerc [...]