Michael M. Barron co-founded BACO PLLC more than 40 years ago with Stephen Adler and serves as attorney of counsel. Mr. Barron brought years of litigation experience with him after working at the Attorney General’s office where he served as Chief of the Antitrust Division under Attorney General John Hill. Mr. Barron also served as Chief Counsel for the Human Resources Committee in the Texas Senate 63rd Legislature in 1973.

Mr. Barron represents landowners in statutory eminent domain cases, inverse condemnation cases and regulatory taking claims. He has participated in several hundred special commissioners’ hearings, numerous jury trials, and has lectured on eminent domain issues across Texas. He has also participated in legislative attempts to redraft the condemnation statutes to ensure more fairness to landowners.

 A two-time graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Barron obtained his B.A. in 1969 and his J.D. in 1972.

Mr. Barron is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Association. He is also a member of the Frost National Bank Advisory Board of Directors

Accolades & Experience

Mr. Barron was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1972. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Court, Western, Southern and Northern Districts of Texas. He was named as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2011-2014, as well as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2011 and 2014, and among Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers in 2010, 2011, and 2012.