HOUSTON, TX — Mike Cortez has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. His practice is focused on construction related transactions, energy construction and procurement related contracts, complex construction case workouts, procurement, risk management and lien and bond claims. He has represented owners, contractors, EPC’s, and developers on a wide variety of construction projects, with an emphasis on LNG-related projects.
Most recently, Mike served as outsourced 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, and negotiated EPC standard forms and contracting procedures related to large, complex international LNG project for a leading global energy company. He has also served as in-house construction counsel for a substantial domestic and international portfolio of multifamily and mixed use projects for a real estate development company in Houston.
Mike earned his law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University. For more information please click here.