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  • 5.0/5.0

    Mr. Weinberg is an excellent attorney who is an asset to the legal profession.

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    Mike is an outstanding attorney who will work hard to represent his clients.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    He is a highly ethical and effective lawyer; well respected.

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Michael Weinberg is a founding partner of the firm. Mr. Weinberg has earned Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV Preeminent, for legal ethics and ability. The rating is based on the recommendations of peers and serves as a testament that judges and fellow attorneys consider Mr. Weinberg at the level of professional excellence. The AV rating is awarded to less than five percent of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating offered by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. 

Mr. Weinberg is a trial lawyer with two decades of litigation experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of litigation matters, including personal injury, catastrophic injury and wrongful death; automobile and trucking accidents; products liability; workplace injuries, including plant/refinery explosions and chemical releases; Jones Act and other maritime related litigation; commercial litigation; employment litigation; intellectual property litigation and construction litigation. Mr. Weinberg has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of clients. Mr. Weinberg has also defended businesses and insurers in cases involving several millions of dollars. In addition to litigating cases in and around Harris County (e.g., Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazos County, Galveston County), Mr. Weinberg has litigated cases in dozens of counties throughout the State of Texas. In addition to being licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas, Mr. Weinberg is admitted to practice in all federal district courts in Texas, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In fact, Mr. Weinberg was recently lead counsel in an insurance coverage dispute that was appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Weinberg formerly practiced with a large Houston trial firm, where he primarily represented product manufacturers in products liability, toxic tort and environmental litigation in cases involving serious injury and death, and later with one of the largest firms in Texas, where he primarily represented clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract, covenants not to compete, business torts, fiduciary duty and shareholder dissolutions/disputes. Since co-founding the firm, Mr. Weinberg has concentrated his practice on the representation of people injured and killed as a result of the negligence and wrongdoing of others. Though the focus of his practice is, and remains with, prosecuting personal injury, catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Weinberg maintains an active and varied trial practice, representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of litigation matters.

Mr. Weinberg received his B.A. in Political Science from McGill University in 1993 (great distinction), and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1997. Mr. Weinberg is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston and American Bar Associations, the Houston and Texas Young Lawyers Association, the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Weinberg is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Houston Bar Association.

EDUCATION

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1997
  • McGill University, B.A., 1993 (great distinction)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Auto Accidents
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Jones Act/Maritime
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Entertainment Law
  • General Civil Litigation

ADMISSIONS/LICENSES

  • All Texas courts
  • United States District Court for Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit

MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS/HONORS

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Leaders Texas' Top Rated Lawyers™ of 2017 (Personal Injury)
  • Legal Leaders Texas' Top Rated Lawyers™ of 2016 (Personal Injury)
  • Legal Leaders Texas' Top Rated Lawyers™ of 2015 (Personal Injury)
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Sustaining Life Fellow)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association (Sustaining Life Fellow)
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • USA Honor Society