Michael Schneider

Michael Schneider

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    811 Main Street
    Suite 2500
    Houston, TX 77002-6129 USA
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Michael Schneider focuses his practice on complex business litigation, commercial litigation, product liability, and dispute resolution.  His experience includes representing clients in disputes involving contracts, UCC, fraud, fiduciary duty, business torts, energy and oil and gas, lender liability, real estate, product liability, and criminal defense.


  • Represented a large parts manufacturer in defending breach of warranty and negligence claims arising out of a commercial transaction
  • Represented a utility district in breach of contract action and obtained summary judgment reducing damages against our client by more than 75 percent
  • Represented oil and gas drilling contractor in breach of contract litigation seeking payment for services rendered and secured a mineral contractor’s lien for services rendered, resulting in favorable settlement for our client
  • Represented multiple companies in various breach of contract and suit on sworn accounts lawsuits seeking payment for goods or services rendered
  • Represented a commercial landlord in lease disputes involving claims of breach of contract and fraud and fraudulent inducement
  • Represented a major airline in personal injury litigation resulting in dismissal for our client on summary judgment
  • Represented an international manufacturer of drugs and medical devices in products liability litigation
  • Represented a steel distributer in an international breach of contract dispute resulting in favorable settlement for our client

Prior Experience

  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Nancy K. Johnson, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2011

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association