Michael Massengale


Former Justice, Texas First Court of Appeals, with over 600 signed opinions (2009-2018)

Former Baker Botts trial partner, practiced in areas of antitrust, commercial, tort, and bankruptcy litigation, representing plaintiffs and defendants

Twice recognized in “Big Suits” section of The American Lawyer, for work on Elloway v. Pate shareholder class-action trial (January 2006) and ASARCO v. Americas Mining Company fraudulent-transfer trial (June 2009)

Senior judicial advisor and former commissioner, Supreme Court of Texas Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families (2011-present)

Commissioner, Texas Access to Justice Commission (2018-present)

Former law clerk, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Harold R. DeMoss, Jr.


The University of Texas School of Law (J.D. with honors, 1997)

Dartmouth College (A.B. 1994)