Michael W. Youtt

Former Partner at King & Spalding LLP

Michael W. Youtt

Michael W. Youtt

Former Partner at King & Spalding LLP

Biography

Michael Youtt is a senior trial partner in King & Spalding’s worldwide litigation group, with a focus on internal investigations and complex commercial lawsuits and arbitrations.

Mr. Youtt has particular expertise in investigations and litigation involving the energy and health care industries, as well as securities fraud class actions, SEC enforcement actions, qui tam healthcare whistleblower suits, construction litigation, consumer class actions, and franchise disputes.

Noteworthy clients include NuStar Energy, Shell Oil, Bass Pro, MillerCoors, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, BlueKnight Energy, and Methodist Hospital.

Recognitions & Publications

* Super Lawyers (2016)

* Top Lawyers, The Legal 500: United States (2012)

* Panelist, D&O Litigation Trends, ACE Insurance Professional Risk panel discussion (October 2011)

* Panelist, Thinking the Improbable—Recent Issues for Directors & Officers in Shareholder Litigation and Government Enforcement Actions, Aon Seminar (August 2010)

* Speaker, Trends in Shareholder Litigation for Corporate Directors & Officers, ACE Insurance Conference (June 2010)

* Panelist, Current Director & Officer Liability Issues, McGriff Seibels Conference (November 2010; September 2009)

* Speaker, The Widening Role of the Federal Securities Laws, Houston Bar Association (April 2004)

* Author, Another Reason To Choose Your Arbitrator Carefully: Possible Sanctions, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (August 2006)

* Presenter, Cutting Edge Issues in Class Action Litigation; E-Learn Lecture Series (August 2005)

Education

Mr. Youtt received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia (1989) and is a 1984 honors graduate of Georgia Tech.

Community Involvement

Mr. Youtt has served on the board of Catholic Charities of Houston-Galveston for the last decade, and is the former board chair.

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Vice Chairman at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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Advisory Director at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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Partner Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Director at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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President at Marek Bros. Systems, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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Director at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

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Global Head of Tax at Norton Rose Fulbright

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Founder at E.E. Reed Construction LP

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Former Partner at Baker Botts LLP

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Michael W. Youtt
Former Partner at King & Spalding LLP
Education
J.D., magna cum laude
Class of 1989

The University of Georgia School of Law (also referred to as Georgia Law) is a graduate school of the University of Georgia. Founded in 1859 and located in Athens, Georgia.

Bachelor of Science Degree, cum laude

The Georgia Institute of Technology is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. It is a part of the University System of Georgia and has satellite campuses in Savannah, Georgia; Metz, France; Athlone, Ireland; Shanghai, China; and Singapore. The educational institution was founded in 1885 as the Georgia School of Technology as part of Reconstruction plans to build an industrial economy in the post-Civil War Southern United States. Initially, it offered only a degree in mechanical engineering. By 1901, its curriculum had expanded to include electrical, civil, and chemical engineering. In 1948, the school changed its name to reflect its evolution from a trade school to a larger and more capable technical institute and research university. Today, Georgia Tech is organized into six colleges and contains about 31 departments/units, with emphasis on science and technology. It is well recognized for its degree programs in engineering, computing, business administration, the sciences, architecture, and liberal arts.

Career History
Partner
Prior

King & Spalding LLP is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in many offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm also represents hundreds of clients with new ventures and mid-sized companies in emerging industries.Long-standing client relationships are one of the surest barometers of a law firm's success in meeting its clients' needs for legal services. The company's lawyers pride themselves on developing continuing client relationships that are productive, professional and collegial. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, its uncompromising commitment to quality and its dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. The company was established in 1885 and it is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston provides a comprehensive network of social services aimed at promoting and facilitating self-sufficiency. It also providies caring, compassionate services and advocating for social justice in collaboration with parishes and communities The company was founded in 1943 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
2012

Senator from Texas

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