June 9, 2023 – Strauss Massey Dinneen is pleased to announce that Michael Heier has joined the firm.
Michael Heier of Strauss Massey Dinneen
Michael Heier joined Strauss Massey Dinneen in 2023 as an associate attorney and practices as a generalist in civil litigation. With a decade in practice, he will handle the defense of general liability, commercial transportation, premises liability, personal injury, and property damage defense in connection to auto accidents, casualty, breach of contract, and insurance bad faith litigation.
Michael received his B.A. in both Latin and Political Science from Louisiana State University in 2009 and 2010. He worked through college at the L.S.U. Aquaculture Research Station tending alligators and catfish. He received his J.D. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law as well as his Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law all in 2013. During law school, he researched and wrote for the Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program.
Prior to joining the firm, he served in the Felony Trials Division of the Office of the District Attorney for Orleans Parish and in the Lands and Natural Resources Section of the Louisiana Department of Justice before joining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Office of Counsel. He authored numerous attorney general opinions on a wide range of complex legal issues. Most recently, Michael served as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Offshore Marine Service Association, which represents coastal transportation interests operating in traditional and renewable offshore energy.
Strauss Massey Dinneen, LLC provides big law services in a boutique environment that allows the firm to be nimble and responsive. Our firm, located in New Orleans, serves the Gulf South with lawyers licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. SMD focuses on the representation of the insurance industry and businesses. SMD is a recognized leader in insurance “bad faith,” insurance coverage, insurance fraud, trucking and transportation, transportation network carrier, mass catastrophe, and commercial litigation.