Michael Erdmann's practice focuses on representing clients in complex high-stakes securities fraud and international corruption matters. He defends corporations and their officers and directors in matters regarding allegations of FCPA violations, commercial bribery, corruption, accounting fraud, and criminal negligence. Michael's experience includes conducting sensitive internal investigations and defending against government enforcement investigations in both foreign and domestic markets.
Michael also has significant experience with civil and criminal litigation matters in state and federal courts and in related regulatory and compliance matters. He recently has represented a national pharmacy in nationwide litigation connected to opioid dispensing and distribution practices and an energy company in a contract dispute involving data privacy and security.
Michael also has extensive e-discovery experience serving as coordinating strategic discovery counsel for privilege review matters in a large-scale internal investigation of a Fortune 500 company and in related DOJ and SEC investigations.
Michael has devoted hundreds of hours to participating in the Firmwide pro bono initiative representing women in immigration and asylum proceedings stemming from domestic abuse, gang violence, and political persecution. In recognition of his pro bono contributions, he has gained admission to the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas. He also serves on the board of directors for Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco, Texas.
- The University of Tulsa (J.D. 2006); The University of Texas at Austin (B.A. 2003)
- Texas and U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas