Mike Rutledge

Mike Rutledge

Of Counsel



Mike Rutledge has more than 30 years of experience representing clients on various tax matters. While Mike focuses his practice on advising publicly and privately held business enterprises as well as individuals on the tax consequences of business transactions, including entity formations, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, he is also experienced in handling tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and various other state and local taxation authorities. Mike also has extensive experience in contract negotiation and counseling for current and prospective professional baseball players.

Professional History

  • Deputy Managing Partner, Houston Office (2008 - 2015)
  • Administrative Partner, Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP (2005 - 2007)
  • Administrative Partner, Liddell, Sapp, Zivley, Hill & LaBoon (1991 - 1994)

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Houston Chapter of Certified Public Accountants

Community Leadership

  • Founder, President and Coach, Houston Kyle Chapman Baseball Program
  • Recipient of the 2010 Allen Russell Distinguished Achievement Award from the Houston Athletic Committee for lifetime contribution to youth baseball in the Greater Houston area