Michael Ma

Michael Ma

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Eminent Domain Attorney in Plano, TX

Baker Moran Doggett Ma & Dobbs LLP
 | 1400 Preston Road, Suite 350
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: 469-351-3495
Fax: 469-351-3490
Email: Michael Ma
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Eminent Domain (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Chinese-Mandarin
    Attorney Profile

    Michael represents clients in a variety of property related matters and focuses on eminent domain litigation including all aspects of land acquisitions from negotiations through condemnation.  With the increased development and growth in North Texas, coupled with the demand for the associated infrastructure in Texas, clients have also looked to Michael for representation in other property related matters such as complex land acquisitions, sub-station acquisitions, appearing for public meetings in conjunction with new projects, and general litigation. Michael is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has an international business background with executive managerial experience.

    About Michael Ma

    Admitted: 2007, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.bakermoran.com/michael-ma

    Honors/Awards:

    • National Order of the Barristers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • SMU Law School Moot Court Coach, 2017
    • SMU Law School Moot Court Coach, 2016
    • SMU Law School Moot Court Coach, 2015
    • SMU Law School Moot Court Coach, 2014
    • SMU Law School Moot Court Coach, 2013

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Introduction and overview of the eminent domain process in Texas with tips for the practitioner on both the condemnor and landowner side., Presenter, Overview of the Eminent Domain Process in Texas MCLE No: 174049386, Texas Bar CLE, Eminent Domain, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, 2019
    • Presentation and deatiled paper discussing ethical issues faced by engineers and surveyors., Author, Ethical Issues in Land Transactions and Development, Half Moon Education CLE, Engineering, Legal, Surveying, 2019
    • Law Review article detailing lien holder interests and capturing the same when acquiring easements from landowners., Author, Consider Liens When Acquiring an Easement, 49 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 249, 2017
    • Presentation as part of IRWA's “Hot Topics in Real Estate and Eminent Domain" conference regarding addressing lien holder interests in easement acquisitions., Speaker, Lienholder Considerations in Easement Acquisitions , Chapter 36, International Right Of Way Spring Seminar, 2012

    Representative Clients:

    • Brazos Electric Power Cooperative; Oncor Electric Delivery; Access Midstream Gas Services; Energy Transfer; CoServ Coop; Trinity Valley Electric Coop, NextERA, Magellan Pipeline, EPIC Pipeline, Targa Resources, Kaufman Municipal District 3, 2019

    Videos:

    • Introduction and overview of the eminent domain process in Texas with tips for the practitioner on both the condemnor and landowner side., Eminent Domain Process in Texas (webcast) , Eminent Domain, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2007
    • Cornell University, B.A., 2003
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    Office Location for Michael Ma

    1400 Preston Road
    Suite 350
    Plano, TX 75093

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    Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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