Michael Morehead

Michael Morehead


Email michael.morehead@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 713 632 1426

Fax +1 713 632 1401

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Michael Morehead offers bold solutions to unusually challenging problems, regularly serving as counsel in cases involving hundreds of parties and tens of millions, hundreds of millions, and billions in damages. Clients rely on Michael to advocate clearly and forcefully in their most important and sophisticated matters.

During law school, Michael interned for the Texas First Court of Appeals and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. He also did appellate work for Travis County, Texas, and served as an editorial board member of the Texas Review of Law & Politics and a national symposium editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy.

After graduating from law school, Michael served as a two-year judicial law clerk for the Honorable Micaela Alvarez of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. During this time, Michael drafted opinions, orders, bench memoranda, jury instructions, and discovery schedules, and more generally managed one-half of Judge Alvarez's civil docket.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Michael offered insurers coverage advice and defense services as an associate at another Am 100 law firm. He also defended insured parties. 

Education and admissions


J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2016

B.A., Biola University, summa cum laude, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Representative experience

Represented leading pipeline company in multimillion-dollar breach of contract action brought by a processing plant seeking lost profits.

Represented global regulatory compliance and testing firm in five multimillion-dollar toxic tort actions brought by more than 600 plaintiffs.

Represented world-class construction firm in multimillion-dollar tort action brought by more than 500 plaintiffs.

Represented global energy company in employment dispute with apex-level employee.

Represented affiliate of world's largest publically traded commercial property and casualty insurer in multimillion-dollar breach of contract and bad faith action tied to commercial property damage.*

Represented leading property and casualty insurer in multimillion-dollar breach of contract action involving 900 underlying plaintiffs.*

Represented affiliate of world's largest hotel company in tort claim.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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