Michelle J. Haws

Michelle J. Haws


Michelle Haws is a Houston attorney who focuses her practice on complex commercial and civil litigation. Ms. Haws' general litigation experience includes drafting pleadings, arguing motions, discovery management and settlement negotiations.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Haws worked for a Texas-based law firm in its Houston office and represented a variety of clients in business and employment disputes, as well as healthcare litigation matters.

Ms. Haws graduated first in her class from South Texas College of Law. During law school, Ms. Haws served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jim Sharp of the Texas First Court of Appeals. She also was as a law clerk at a boutique firm handling employment litigation. In addition, Ms. Haws completed a summer internship with one of Houston's largest healthcare systems.


  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • University of Miami, B.S., Media Management and History, cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Honors & Awards
  • Highest Score, Texas Bar Examination, February 2017
  • Order of the Lytae

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