Overview

Lisa Michaux represents clients in a wide range of litigation matters including business and partnership disputes, insurance coverage and bad faith matters, life, health and disability disputes, first-party coverage actions, personal injury defense and premises and employer liability matters, among others.

Among Ms. Michaux clients are insurers, real estate investment companies, partnerships, health plans, third-party administrators, building contractors, telecommunications companies, insurers, doctors and software companies. She represents national and central Texas clients in a wide array of litigation and arbitration matters. Clients include nationally recognized Fortune 500 Companies.

Experience

Presentations and Publications

  • “Is My Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable? Understanding the Basics,” Newsletter for the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Region 3 (April/June 2005).
  • Speaker, “Ethical and Practical Considerations for Protecting AMD’s Most Valuable Assets,” CLE (Oct. 2005).
  • Speaker/Panelist, “The Ultimate Trial Notebook, Presenting Expert Witnesses at Trial,” Austin Bar Association (November 2011).
  • Contributing author, “State Law Challenges in Managed Care,” Chapter 4, Managed Care Litigation, Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (September 2016).
  • “Subjective Complaints — A Real Pain in the Neck,” presented at Sedgwick’s Healthcare Seminar, Hartford, CT (October 2014).

Credentials

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court (E.D. Tex.)
  • U.S. District Court (N.D. Tex.)
  • U.S. District Court (S.D. Tex.)
  • U.S. District Court (W.D. Tex.)
  • 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Education
  • J.D. (1997) Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
  • B.S. (1994) Vanderbilt University, cum laude
Memberships/Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation — an honor given to the top one-third of one percent of the membership of the State Bar of Texas.
  • Austin Bar Association Settlement Week — former chair
  • Board of Trustees for Good Shepherd Episcopal School — former board member
  • Seton Hospital Development Board
  • Beyond Batten Disease Foundation
  • Ballet Austin
Awards
  • Ms. Michaux has been recognized as a “Rising Star of Texas Law” in the Texas Monthly for several years.
  • She has also been recognized as a Finalist in the Legal Category of the “Austin Under 40” in 2011.
Practice Groups
  • Business Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Life, Health & Disability Insurance
  • Real Estate Litigation
Areas of Concentration
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Practices
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance Practices
  • Managed Care, Life, Heath & Disability