Michael L Slack
Texas Personal Injury Attorney - Austin Personal Injury Lawyers -Slack & Davis Personal Injury
* Auto / Truck
* Product Liability
* Pharmaceutical / Medical
* General Negligence
* Construction Site
With offices in Austin and Dallas and a practice that covers all of Texas, Slack & Davis personal injury lawyers represent victims of air crashes; catastrophic auto, commercial trucking or tractor-trailer collisions; general negligence involving wrongful death or serious injury; harmful prescription or over-the-counter drugs; defective products such as auto seat belts, tires or child safety seats; and construction site accidents.
Slack & Davis personal injury attorneys genuinely care about helping clients and giving ordinary citizens a voice against wealthy and powerful adversaries. No case is too large or small for us to evaluate.
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer - National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
Michael L Slack
Slack & Davis LLP
2705 Bee Cave Rd #220
Austin TX 78746
Tel: 512 795-8686; 800 455-8686
Fax: 512 795-8787
Michael L. Slack focuses on the most challenging and demanding areas of civil litigation, including aviation law and product liability cases against major U.S. corporations. In recognition for his excellence in representing clients, he has been named by his peers for the past 12 years to The Best Lawyers in America, and to Law & Politics magazineâ€™s Super Lawyers each year since 2003. In addition, he is a â€œCivil Trial Advocateâ€ as certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and is an AVÂ®-rated attorney (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings).
Slackâ€™s aviation law experience includes more than 25 years of complex litigation arising from air crashes. His recent commercial aviation cases include the crashes of American Connection Flight 5966, American Airlines Flight 587 and American Airlines Flight 1420.* He also has successfully obtained recoveries in numerous product liability cases against aircraft and component manufacturers.
Slack was the 1997 President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) and he continues to serve on the Board of Directors for TTLA. He works actively with the Texas Legislature through TTLA to protect individual legal and consumer rights. He is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A member of many legal associations and national, state and county bar associations, Slack has served as chair of the Aviation Law Section for the American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America). He is a member of the Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, the American Astronautical Society and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). In 2002, the AIAA named Slack Associate Fellow, an honor held by only a few attorneys.
NASA Aerospace Senior Engineer
Prior to his legal career, Slack was a senior aerospace engineer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Houston, working from 1974 to 1980 on the Apollo-Soyuz and Space Shuttle programs. He received special commendations from NASA for his contributions. Slack received his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin and was admitted to the bar in 1983. He holds bachelorâ€™s and masterâ€™s degrees in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University. He remains licensed as a professional engineer and as a pilot.
*These and many other aviation cases are profiled on the Slack & Davis Aviation Web site.