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Michael Kuhn is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Civil Trial Law. He has been named as a Best Lawyer in Commercial Litigation for several consecutive years.
He is licensed in Texas and New York, the United States Supreme Court and numerous federal circuit and district courts.
For more than 20 years, Michael served as General Counsel to Bracewell LLP, with responsibilities for dispute resolution, risk management, loss prevention, legal ethics and compliance programs. Since January 2015, he focused on creative pre-litigation and post-judgment alternative dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration services.
Before joining Bracewell LLP, Michael Kuhn served as an Assistant District Attorney (1976-1979) and as a Law Clerk to Hon. Joe Ingraham on the United States Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit (1975-1976).
Preparatory Education: The Kinkaid School (Houston, TX)
Undergraduate Education: The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. with honors (Plan II)
Professional Education: The University of Houston
Law Clerk, United States a Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1975-1976
Assistant District Attorney, Harris County, Texas, 1976-1979
Partner, Bracewell LLP (1979-2019)
Mediation Training & Certification (2014)
Texas Mediator Credentialing Association
Texas Association of Mediators
Board Certified, Civil Trial Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation
Texas Association of Civil Trial & Appellate Specialists, President, 2006-2007
Editor, Houston Law Review, University of Houston Law Center