Michael (Mike) R. Rahmn

Senior Counsel

Overview

Michael (Mike) R. Rahmn is a member of Foley Gardere’s litigation practice group in Houston, where he focuses his practice on business and employment disputes. Mike, who is licensed to practice law in Texas and Louisiana, handles litigation matters from inception through completion, including pre-suit investigation, motion and pleading practice, discovery, mediation, settlement, trial and appeal. He has significant experience handling commercial disputes for clients in the oil and gas, construction, healthcare, and transportation industries. Mike also routinely advises clients on covenants not to compete, misappropriation of trade secrets, wrongful termination, breach of fiduciary duty and confidence, and breach of employment agreements.

Prior to earning his law degree, Mike served as a judicial intern for Chief Justice Sherry Radack of the First Court of Appeals in Houston. He also served as a law clerk for the National Labor Relations Board and a Fortune 500 oilfield service company.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Young Professionals Endeavor

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, (2010)
    • Assistant Articles Editor, South Texas Law Review
    • Recipient, Academic Merit Scholarship
    • Recognized, Dean's Honor List
    • Recognized, Dean's Scholar
  • B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, (2007)
    • Finance
    • Recipient, University Scholar Merit Award
    • Recognized, Edwin L. Cox School of Business B.B.A. Scholar

Admissions

  • Texas (2010)
  • Louisiana (2017)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Representative Matters

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Represent Metalcorp Group B.V. (Netherlands), Steel & Commodities S.A.M. (Monaco), and executive of both companies in breach of fiduciary duty suit in Harris County District Court
Prevailed on summary judgment for ATM operator in breach of contract case against financial institution.
Represented an innovative plastics solutions company in a suit filed against former employees where a jury returned a multimillion-dollar verdict establishing the trade secret nature of the technology and the misappropriation by the defendants