Mr. Hassett joined Harrison Steck after spending 22 years with Jones Hassett, PC in Arlington.
He attended the University of North Texas, where he obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in corporate finance in 1993, and the University of Texas School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctorate degree in 1996.
He is rated “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer review directory. This rating indicates “that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” He was also nominated by his peers and selected as a “Top Attorney” in 2021 by Fort Worth Magazine in the field of commercial litigation.
Mr. Hassett was board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2007, and was recertified in 2012 and 2017. He has extensive experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of complex civil litigation matters, including construction claims, labor and employment matters, contract claims, business torts, and fraud related claims.
Michael and his wife of 27 years, Kristi, live in Flower Mound, where he enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, and sporting events of all kinds, especially those involving the Texas Longhorns.