Michael Brightman
Associate
Houston Office Phone: (713) 653-7894 Email Download vCard Print Bio to PDF
Education

University of Chicago Law School (J.D., High Honors)

New York University (B.A., Politics, cum laude)

Judicial Clerkship

Honorable Stanley Marcus, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2017-2018

Michael Brightman
Associate

Michael represents plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Stanley Marcus of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Michael earned  his J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was selected as a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar and elected to the Order of the Coif. He also served on the University of Chicago Law Review and finished as a semifinalist in the Edward W. Hinton Moot Court Competition. Michael received his B.A. cum laude from New York University. Before entering law school, Michael organized door-to-door canvassing campaigns for nonprofit organizations.

Honors and Distinctions

Order of the Coif

Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

Member, University of Chicago Law Review

Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy

Professional Associations

State Bar of Texas