Michael Heidler > Vinson & Elkins LLP > Austin, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
2801 VIA FORTUNA
SUITE 100
AUSTIN, TX 78746-7568
United States
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Work Department

Appellate

Position

Partner

Career

Michael Heidler is an accomplished appellate litigator who frequently practices before the Texas Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Texas intermediate appellate courts. Mike is involved in every aspect of the appellate process, from drafting briefs and motions to arguing cases in appellate courts. In addition, he counsels clients on litigation strategy.

Mike is highly experienced in the energy sector, particularly oil and gas matters, but his appellate practice extends to other areas as well. Mike has worked on breach of contract, fiduciary duty, antitrust, securities, condemnation, environmental, construction, tax, class-action, admiralty and tort cases. His energy-related cases include disputes over royalty payments, implied covenants, joint operating agreements, surface use agreements, indemnification, insurance coverage, and well permitting.