HOUSTON, TX — Andrews Myers P.C., known for its core range of legal services critical to mid-market businesses, announces that Michael “Mike” Cortez has been promoted to Shareholder.
Mike Cortez leads the construction transactional law practice for the firm with more than 22 years of experience as a Texas-based construction attorney. His practice is focused on negotiating and drafting complex construction contracts under multiple project delivery systems for owners, developers, contractors and EPCs on a wide variety of project types.
Prior to joining the firm, Mike served as project counsel with the largest engineering and construction company in the United States, where he negotiated downstream procurement and service agreements, subcontracts and financial security agreements for an international mega-LNG project. He also served as in-house construction counsel for a Houston-based national multi-family developer.
“We are delighted to recognize Mike’s outstanding contribution to the growth of our firm, and it is a privilege to welcome him as a shareholder,” said Ben Westcott, co-managing shareholder of Andrews Myers, P.C. “Since joining us two years ago, Mike continues to provide excellent client service and our clients especially appreciate his practical approach.”
Mike Cortez graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and received his undergraduate degree in Finance from Texas A&M University.
Founded in 1990, with offices in Houston and Austin, Andrews Myers, Attorneys at Law, is a corporate law firm and recognized market leader in Texas construction law. The firm focuses on the concentrated disciplines of construction, commercial real estate, corporate and business transactions, with additional emphasis on related issues including bankruptcy and insolvency, employment and capital formation. A seasoned team of attorneys provides timely and cost-effective solutions to the most complex problems facing entrepreneurs and middle-market industry leaders throughout the state and the nation. For more information please visit www.andrewsmyers.com.