Michael Anthony Nunes

Houston, Partner

Telephone: +1 713-651-1881

Direct: +1 713-651-1886

Michael Anthony Nunes

Tony Nunes' practice focuses primarily on international projects, finance, and corporate and maritime transactions, with a particular emphasis on energy-related matters. He has extensive experience advising on the purchase, sale, financing and chartering of LNG tankers, offshore drilling rigs, barges and other shipping matters, including the drafting and negotiating of bareboat charters, O&M agreements and other ancillary documents in connection with floating production storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs). Tony has more than 35 years of legal experience in transactional, litigation and international arbitration work, and has a broad resume in the representation of clients in the energy and financial sectors.

Tony serves as an arbitrator of commercial disputes for the American Arbitration Association. He is a former adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he taught courses in international financial transactions and international litigation and arbitration between 1986 and 2000. He is a former member of the executive councils of the International Law Sections of both the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association and speaks regularly at the State Bar and various law school seminars on international banking, energy projects and arbitration issues.


University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (cum laude), 1979

College of Law, Lancaster Gate, London, UK, 1970

St. George’s College, Kingston, Jamaica, 1965

Bar Admissions


England & Wales (Solicitor)