William McMichael

William McMichael is a trial lawyer who focuses on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. His representative experience involves advocating on behalf of primary and excess insurance carriers in front of courts and industry regulators across the nation,  including in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, California, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Utah,and Vermont.

In addition to his coverage litigation practice, McMichael represents a variety of clients in complex matters throughout the State of Texas.

Prior to joining MDJW, McMichael graduated with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin, and then went on to graduate with Special Distinction from Baylor Law School. While at Baylor Law, McMichael served as a member of the Baylor Barrister Society and the Baylor National Mock Trial Team. His prowess as an advocate earned him the title of “Mad Dog,” an honor reserved for the top trial advocate in each class at Baylor Law School.


Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom L.L.P., 2018 – present

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit


Subject to Exceptions? Texas Supreme Court Accepts Challenge to “Eight Corners” Rule

“COVID-19 Update,” State Bar of Texas 18th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Seminar (co-author), October 1, 2021

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Niels Esperson Building
808 Travis
Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77002
T: 713.632.1750
F: 713.222.0101



Baylor Law School, J.D. with Special Distinction, 2017

University of Texas at Austin, B.A. Plan I Honors – History with Honors, 2014