Michael R. Hogue focuses his practice on construction law, particularly medium and large-scale commercial urban development. Michael represents parties at all stages of the commercial development life cycle, from initial design and contract negotiation to pre and post-completion dispute resolution and litigation. He has represented large commercial owners and developers in real estate and construction litigation in both state and federal court, including claims for breach of contract, fraud, delay claims, negligence, defective design, failure to inspect, and construction defects. Michael also advises clients, including commercial developers and contractors, on trademark, copyright, trade dress and trade secret matters.
Additionally, Michael serves as part of the firm’s eDiscovery and eRetention group, providing advice and support to clients regarding best practices for records management. Michael also advises and represents clients regarding electronically-stored information and technology-assisted review in litigation in state and federal courts.
Finally, Michael represents creditors, particularly developers and commercial lenders, in bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, and 13, focusing on bankruptcy litigation in various states throughout the country. He also advises debtors with regard to various restructuring efforts ranging from pre-bankruptcy workouts to Chapter 11 petitions and plans.