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Code-Breaking with Larry G. Cassil, Jr.

We recently welcomed Larry G. Cassil, Jr., to Amy Stewart Law. A senior lawyer with decades of experience in insurance law, Larry brings to the firm a wealth of knowledge from both sides of the insurance table – working for insurers and insureds.

We had a few questions about what drew him to insurance law and how he views his job as a policyholder advocate.

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2017 Edition of Amy Stewart’s ‘Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation’ Now Available

The 2017 edition of “Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation: The Litigator’s Practice Guide” by Dallas lawyer Amy Elizabeth Stewart of Amy Stewart Law is now available for purchase. The 2017 edition includes updates on the increasingly important area of cyber insurance.

To order, visit http://lawcatalog.com/ProductDetail/17942/Texas-Insurance-Coverage-Litigation-The-Litigators-Practice-Guide

“Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation” provides legal analysis, practical tips, and annotations specific to practicing before Texas courts and the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, including a focus on third-party liability policies. It also includes a valuable set of forms for use in drafting pleadings and other legal documents.


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What Every Young Lawyer Should Know about Insurance

Want to know how to maximize the impact of your company’s insurance policies?  Do you know when and how to tell your client’s insurers about a new lawsuit? Want to better understand the pitfalls?  

Join the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers at noon on Wednesday, November 9, for Insurance 101: What Every Young Lawyer Should Know. The program will provide an overview of common liability insurance policies and basic insurance principles that may frequently impact your practice.

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How does bankruptcy affect insurance coverage, underwriting and claims?

Bankruptcy complicates everything, including insurance. To help illuminate that subject, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) is holding two seminars, one in Dallas on Sept. 21 and one in Houston on Sept. 22.

Amy Elizabeth Stewart will moderate both panels. She will be joined by AIG’s Daniel Navarro, Teri Martin of AmWINS Brokerage of Texas, Inc., and William Medford of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.

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Texas Super Lawyers Honors Amy Elizabeth Stewart

Amy Stewart Law founder Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been recognized for the 8th consecutive year on the Texas Super Lawyers list of outstanding attorneys. 

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Katherine Fayne Joins Amy Stewart Law

Please join us in welcoming Katherine Hendler Fayne, who has joined Amy Stewart Law as Of Counsel.

Before joining us, Katherine handled a wide range of litigation at Dallas’ Lillard Wise Szygenda. She also clerked for two U.S. District Judges in the Northern District of Texas, The Honorable Jorge Solis and The Honorable Sam Lindsay, and handled complex commercial litigation at the Dallas office of Fish & Richardson and D.C.’s Arnold & Porter.

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart named to ‘Best Lawyers in America’ for 5th consecutive year

Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been named to the 2017 list of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in insurance law. This is the fifth year in a row she has been recognized by Best Lawyers, one of the nation’s premier guides to the country’s top lawyers.

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Need to Polish Your Insurance Law Knowledge?

Amy Elizabeth Stewart will be presenting Insurance 201: Liability Insurance Overview for Trial Lawyers at noon on Friday, July 8 at the Dallas Bar Association, 2101 Ross Ave., in Downtown Dallas.

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Marisa Jeffrey: One to Watch

Congratulations to Marisa Jeffrey, who was selected by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers as the organization’s “One to Watch” for June.

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Amy E. Stewart, Tarron Gartner-Ilai to Present at Advanced Insurance Law Course

Amy Stewart Law principals Amy Elizabeth Stewart and Tarron Gartner-Ilai will be presenting at the State Bar of Texas 13th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course June 9-10 at the Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa. The course is co-sponsored by the State Bar’s Insurance Law Section.

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Free Webinar on Negotiating a Cyber Insurance Policy

As data breaches continue to make nearly daily headlines, more businesses are considering purchasing cyber insurance to help protect them in the event of a breach or other kind of cyber event. 

But buying insurance is never easy, and the fact that cyber insurance is still a new product with little standardization among carriers makes it even more difficult to purchase.

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart, Tarron Gartner-Ilai Named to D Magazine 2016 Best Lawyers List

We are pleased to announce that Amy Stewart Law Managing Principal Amy Elizabeth Stewart and Principal Tarron Gartner-Ilai were both named to D Magazine’s 2016 listing of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. The two lawyers were recognized for their work in insurance law.

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Calling All Amy Stewarts

Amy Elizabeth Stewart made the cover of the Dallas Morning News Business section (again) in a Dec. 22 piece about her and another lawyer here in Dallas named, you guessed it, Amy Stewart.

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Tarron Gartner-Ilai offers ‘MoneyTalks News’ Halloween tips for homeowners

Halloween kicks off the year-end holiday season, and it does it in the best way possible: with lots of chocolate. But with possibly hundreds of visitors traipsing across your lawn – in the dark – the chance of accidents and other mishaps can make even the most Halloween-spirited homeowner nervous.

In a recent interview with MoneyTalks News, Amy Stewart Law Principal Tarron Gartner-Ilai offered some tips for minimizing the risk for those of us who enjoy having little superheroes, zombies and pirates asking us for candy.

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Insurance Law Basics for In-House Counsel

Our good friend (and former Sabre Corp. General Counsel) Sterling Miller writes an exceptional blog titled “Ten Things You Need to Know as In-House Counsel.” Each post gives some basics in different areas of law (IP, appeals, indemnity provisions in contracts, etc.). His most recent post covers insurance law basics (and gives a nice tip of the cap to Amy Elizabeth Stewart’s book “Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation – The Litigator’s Practice Guide (2015).”)

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Amy Stewart Law is a boutique law firm that represents policyholders in insurance coverage litigation and bad faith, with an emphasis in directors & officers liability, cyber insurance, fiduciary liability, professional liability and other specialty liability coverages.


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