Michael (Mike) R. Rahmn


Michael (Mike) R. Rahmn


Michael (Mike) R. Rahmn is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on general litigation, including commercial disputes, restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation, ERISA related litigation, construction litigation, and product liability claims. Mike, who is licensed in Texas and Louisiana, has successfully defended clients in the oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, health care, and transportation industries. He is a partner in the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Energy Litigation, and Labor & Employment Practices.

In addition to his active litigation practice, Mike counsels clients about matters involving employment and confidentiality agreements, corporate investigations, and appropriately managing litigation risk. Mike was appointed to serve on IEL’s Young Energy Professionals publication.

Prior to earning his law degree, Mike served as a judicial intern for Chief Justice Sherry Radack of the 1st 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.

Representative Experience

  • 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.
  • Obtained judgment in national call center’s favor in disability discrimination lawsuit filed by former employee.
  • Defended manufacturer in lawsuit brought under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act in which the court dismissed manufacturer from lawsuit during trial.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a pipeline company in a breach of contract dispute.
  • Represented manufacturer and nationwide distributor in cases involving product liability and personal injury claims.
  • Represented manufacturer of offshore oil platform access system in product liability and personal injury lawsuits.
  • Represented medical device manufacturer in product liability and deceptive trade practices act lawsuit.
  • Obtained restraining order and temporary injunction in case involving ownership and use of client’s proprietary software.
  • Represented new professional services company and its owner in defense of application for temporary injunction after owner’s former employer sought to restrain activities of new company.
  • Represented professional services companies in multiple cases against employees for misappropriation of confidential information, breach of fiduciary duties, and breach of non-solicitation agreements.

Awards and Recognition

  • Recognized, Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as published in Texas Super Lawyers Magazine (2022)


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Young Professionals Endeavor
07 June 2023 Energy Current

What Happened to Texas’ Anti-Renewable Agenda? Legislators Fail to Pass Energy-Related Bills that Would Have Adversely Impacted Renewable Projects

The most recent Texas biennial legislative session ended on May 29, 2023. Before its close, legislators introduced a series of energy-related bills aimed at shaping the state’s energy landscape and addressing various environmental, economic, and regulatory concerns.
22 March 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Named to 2023 Texas Rising Stars List

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys from the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been named to the 2023 Texas Rising Stars list.
10 October 2022 Blogs

More Progress At Fixing Pay Inequity Through California’s Pay Transparency Law

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed The Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act into law. The new law, which goes into effect in May of 2023, requires employers with more than 100 workers to disclose annual pay data broken down by demographics.
22 March 2022 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Named to 2022 Texas Rising Stars List

01 February 2022 Press Releases

Foley Elects 20 New Partners

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce the election of 20 lawyers to its partnership, effective February 1, 2022.
13 September 2021 Blogs

President Biden Mandates Vaccines for Tens of Millions of Workers

President Biden recently announced that OSHA is developing a rule that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or require any workers who remain unvaccinated to produce a negative test result on at least a weekly basis before coming to work.