Miguel S. Rodriguez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Austin, TX

Taylor Dunham L.L.P.
 | 919 Congress Avenue, Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-473-2257
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2005
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Health Care (30%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Taylor Dunham and Rodriguez, LLP, Miguel S. Rodriguez is committed to representing people in Austin, Texas. He dedicates his practice to business law and handles cases that involve the following matters: bankruptcy*, employment litigation, personal injury, defamation, collections and insurance defense, commercial litigation, construction, corporate fiduciary litigation, high-value intellectual property, securities litigation, health care and real estate.

Upon earning a Bachelor of Arts and graduating with honors from The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Rodriguez went on to receive a Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law in 1998.

With nearly two decades of experience in defending clients and serving as counsel in class-action suits, Mr. Rodriguez brings a keen understanding of business law to the courtroom. He meticulously researches cases in order to ensure every last detail has been vetted. Building the strongest possible argument, he has a track record of obtaining favorable verdicts. Mr. Rodriguez successfully defended an $80 million lawsuit that a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee filed against a publicly traded company. He also reached a favorable settlement while defending a multimillion-dollar lawsuit alleging patent infringement. Texas Monthly magazine has recognized Mr. Rodriguez in its Rising Stars list.

Mr. Rodriguez is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, The Supreme Court of Texas and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*Mr. Rodriguez is a debt relief agent. He helps clients file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Health Care (30%): Health & Health Care Law

Bankruptcy (10%): Bankruptcy Law

Real Estate (10%)

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Health & Health Care Law, Bankruptcy Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2004 - 2005

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About Miguel Rodriguez

Admitted: 1998, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://taylordunham.com/about-our-attorneys/miguel-s-rodrigu...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Class counsel to over 200,000 consumers; class certified by trial court and upheld on appeal in front of U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
  • Crystal Semiconductor Corp. v. SigmaTel, Inc.; Civil Action No. A-99-CA-558-SS; United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.
  • Marsha Milligan as Chapter 7 Trustee of Agillion, Inc. v. Stephen Papermaster, et al.; Cause No. GN 301239; In the 201st Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.
  • Joseph D. Martinec, Chapter 11 Trustee of WSNet Holdings, Inc. v. Cerberus Capital Management LP, et al.; Cause No. GN 200604; In the 200th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.
  • Forgent Networks, Inc. v. Monika Matthews as Independent Executor of the Estate of Gordon Matthews and Matthews Communication Systems, Inc.; Cause No. GN 300580; In the 261st Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.
  • Ingalls v. SMTC Corp., et al., Adversary No. 06-1283, in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division, reported at 2009 WL 2940161.
  • Myrad Properties, Inc. v. LaSalle Bank, National Association, 300 S.W.3d 746 (Tex. 2009).

Educational Background:

  • B.A., with honors, University of Texas, 1994
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Office Location for Miguel S. Rodriguez

919 Congress Avenue
Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 512-473-2257

 

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Last Updated: 8/9/2018

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