may.jpgHarold "Hap" May

Of Counsel

Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate and Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
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Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1991

Harold “Hap” May focuses on business and tax law. He also has significant experience in commercial litigation, real estate law, bankruptcy, business transactions, estate planning, and probate and asset protection.

As both an attorney and a CPA, Mr. May has held many court-appointed roles, including serving under the State District Court to help dissolve the affairs of a Houston law firm. He was appointed as auditor in a massive real estate case involving more than 300 property owners and a settlement upward of $20 million. He was also appointed by a federal judge to act as receiver of a perfume manufacturing company that was involved in a complex ponzi scheme.

Before joining Hoover Slovacek LLP, Mr. May founded and merged practices with included himself and other partners, his first personal law practice being in 1991. Over the years, Mr. May has served on the Consumer Arbitration Board for the Chrysler Corporation, was editor for the American Bar Association’s annual report on insurance company taxation. He served as co-author and lecturer on Texas Strategies Using Like-Kind Exchanges with Professional Systems Institute, Inc. and authored How to Turn a Haystack Into a Pile of Needles: The Difficult but Surmountable Task of Proving Insolvency, which was published in the Winter 2010 edition of the Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.