Mediation and Arbitration
Throughout his legal career, Houston attorney Michael S. Hays has found ways to maximize his clients results by utilizing the full range of alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) methods available in the legal community. Mr. Hays has personally participated in more than 300 mediations representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Because of his vast legal experience and knowledge of the law, Mr. Hays has been selected to serve as mediator and arbitrator in complex civil cases.
Michael S. Hays is board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Personal Injury Trial Law. He has handled hundreds of cases involving products liability, premises liability, general commercial litigation, insurance coverage, legal ethics and professional liability cases.
Mr. Hays is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, (ABOTA) and has been named a Texas Super Lawyer since its inception. He has also repeatedly been named one of the Best Lawyers in America and has been named by Martindale Hubbell to the Bar Register of “AV Preeminent” Lawyers. In addition, he is a member of the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialist. He is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Since the inception of his practice, he has been a member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel where he has served as Board Member and as Regional Vice-President.