Michael L. Riddle 

Mr. Riddle, managing partner of the Middleberg Riddle Group, led it’s National Mortgage Compliance services group into the computer age. With his understanding of mortgage regulations, he pivoted the firm to focus on compliance and document preparation service for the mortgage banking industry. This service grew substantially over the years combining legal and regulatory guidance with an enterprise software platform the firm developed. It transformed the way mortgage companies completed loan transactions and ultimately evolved into an electronic document preparation business that became Asurity Technologies, LLC. Under his guidance, the firm’s mortgage services set a high national standard for quality and compliance in the mortgage banking industry. Using these accumulated skills, Mr. Riddle now works with mortgage company chief compliance officers and general counsel to solve issues related to the complex regulations affecting finance law. Furthermore, his business experience enables him to counsel their operation teams about implementing regulatory compliance processes that improve efficiency and profitability.

Peer Review Rated: AV


  • Juris Doctor with honors, Texas Tech University
  • Notes Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech Student Body President 1969 – 69.

Practice Areas:

  • Managing Partner
  • National Mortgage Compliance Services

Admitted To Practice:

  • Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Affilations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Mortgage Bankers Association
  • American Mortgage Bankers Association

Following ten years as a litigation, banking and real estate partner with two large Dallas law firms, Mr. Riddle formed the Middleberg Riddle Group in 1980, and has been managing partner since. His practice today is centered in commercial and mortgage banking and related litigation matters. Mr. Riddle is active in numerous business, civic, and charitable pursuits. and he served on the Board of Directors of the North Texas Public Broadcasting Corp. and the Dallas Opera. He is a Past President of the USA Film Festival, Inc. and, for a number of years, was the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Provident Bankcorp of Texas. He is currently the Vice President of the Board of the Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas.