Michael A. Correll represents employers involved in a variety of employment litigation matters, including defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful discharge, as well as litigating unfair competition claims to enforce employee agreements and protect trade secrets. Mike also has experience litigating Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions, including matters involving donning and doffing time, off-the-clock pre- and post-shift meetings, automatic deduction of unpaid breaks, exemption misclassification, and independent contractor misclassification.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Michael worked for another national law firm where, in addition to handling non-compete and trade secret misappropriation matters, he represented clients in cases concerning, among other things, complex contract disputes, tortious interference, defamation, products liability, and intellectual property.
Michael also previously served as a law clerk to Judge Catharina Haynes of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, where he worked extensively with Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the FLSA.
Stanford Law School, 2009, J.D., with Distinction
Southern Methodist University, 2006, B.A., Summa Cum Laude
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Clerkship to Judge Catharina Haynes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2009 - 2010)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)
Recognized, Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers (2013–2016)