Mike Berry spent 22 years in private practice with the law firm of Thompson & Knight, LLP. He retired from active practice as a senior partner in 2008, and since then he has been Of Counsel to the firm. While he was in active practice, he handled a variety of civil litigation matters, with a focus on product liability cases involving prescription drugs and medical devices. Before attending law school, Mike was a hospital pharmacist in Tyler, Texas. From January 2009 to May 2011, Mike was the Director of Baylor Law School's Career Development Office.
Mike earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy, with High Honors, in 1976 from the University of Texas at Austin. He obtained his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1986. He graduated from law school with honors and was a member of The Order of the Coif.