Mike Seely

Professional Biography

Mike Seely is a trial lawyer licensed to practice in both Texas and Oklahoma focusing on jury trials and arbitrations in the following areas:

  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Banking litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Insurance
  • Personal injury defense
  • Real estate litigation
  • Professional malpractice

Representing energy enterprises, including oilfield service companies, drilling companies, operators of oil and gas wells, working interest owners and royalty owners, Mike handles breach of contract, trespass to try title, bad faith trespass, surface owner disputes, joint operating agreement disputes, oil and gas lease disputes, wrongful death, and serious personal injury claims.

Mike also represents banks in various litigation matters in both state and federal court, including high-end collection work and recovery of collateral under the Uniform Commercial Code.

In addition, he represents insurance agents, professional land surveyors, engineers, metallurgist inspectors and title companies in professional malpractice cases. Clients hire Mike as their litigation lawyer because his diligence ensures that there are no surprises, from a cost and budget standpoint to the potential risks and outcomes.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Professor, South Texas College of Law (2008-2012)
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized, Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as published in Texas Super Lawyers Magazine 

    • Business Litigation (2013-2018)


  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, (2007), cum laude

    • Member, South Texas Law Review (2006-2007)
    • Member, Order of the Lytae
    • Member, Order of Barristers
    • Recipient, Dean's Outstanding Student Advocate Award
    • Recipient, NITA Tournament of Champions - Best Advocate (2006)
    • Recognized, Dean’s List
  • M.L.E.R.E., Texas A&M University, (2000)
    • Land Economics & Real Estate
    • President, Land Economics & Real Estate Association (2000)
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, (1998)
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