Michael J. Lang

Michael J. Lang: Attorney with Crawford, Wishnew & Lang PLLC


Michael Lang focuses on complex commercial, bankruptcy and probate disputes on behalf of trustees and the beneficiaries of wills and estates or trust representatives. Michael handles cases in a wide range of issues involving:

· Breach of fiduciary duty

· Breach of contract

· Fraud

· Fraudulent transfer and preferential transfer claims

· Tortious interference

· Partnership-Related Disputes

· Derivative and shareholder disputes

· Theft of trade secrets and confidential information

· Defamation / Business Disparagement

· Unfair competition and antitrust

· Trademark and trade dress infringement

Michael’s clients include individuals and businesses of all types and sizes. He has represented business clients in several industries including real estate, private equity, manufacturing, banking and technology. Michael has litigated high-exposure, multi-million dollar cases in state and federal courts, and arbitrations throughout Texas and the nation, including a 2014 well-publicized case before the Supreme Court of the United States, Wellness International Network, Ltd. v. Sharif, 135 S.Ct. 1932 (2015).

Before forming Crawford Wishnew Lang, PLLC, Michael was a partner at Gruber Hail Johansen Shank, LLP, a complex litigation boutique based in Dallas.


Designated as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines, 2015 – 2017

Designated as "Rising Star" by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines, 2009 – 2014.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Public Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Probate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-817-4503  Phone
214-817-4509  Fax
University Attended:
The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1999
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts, Northern, Eastern and Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Seventh Circuits; 2002, Texas
Dallas Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.
Birth Information:
August 18, 1975

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Dallas, Texas

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