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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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Texas Super Lawyers Honors Amy Elizabeth Stewart as One of Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas

Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Texas.

Ms. Stewart, whose practice was profiled in last year’s Texas Super Lawyers magazine (see ‘She’s Got You Covered’), represents insurance policyholders in commercial insurance coverage disputes, including insurance coverage litigation and arbitration, bad faith litigation, pre-suit advice and negotiations, and other complex insurance litigation matters. In July, The Dallas Morning News highlighted Ms. Stewart’s work for clients in the market for cyber insurance coverage (see ‘Digital-disaster insurance is taking off’).

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart named to ‘Best Lawyers in America’ 2016

Kudos to our own Amy Elizabeth Stewart, who was recognized by the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America based on her successful work for clients in insurance law matters. This is the fourth consecutive year she has been recognized by Best Lawyers, one of the nation’s premier guides to the country’s top lawyers.

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‘Hack-attack insurance becomes a must:’ Amy Stewart featured in Dallas Morning News

As cyber attacks make almost daily news, the attorneys at Amy Stewart Law are spending an increasing amount of their time making sure the firm’s clients have adequate coverage from this constantly evolving threat. The firm’s work with cyber insurance was featured in a column by the Dallas Morning News’ Cheryl Hall.

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Texas Bill Would Harm Insurance Policyholders

A bill now pending before the Texas Legislature would dilute the incentive for insurers to do the right thing, predicts Amy Kincaid Berry, Of Counsel at Dallas’ Amy Stewart Law. By revising sections of the Texas Insurance Code that penalize insurance companies for making late or insufficient payments to policyholders, Senate Bill 1628 would “remove significant consequences for bad behavior,” Berry says.

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Amy Stewart, Tarron Gartner-Ilai Named to D Magazine 2015 Best Lawyers List

Congratulations to Amy Stewart Law Managing Principal Amy Elizabeth Stewart and Principal Tarron Gartner-Ilai, who were both named to D Magazine’s 2015 listing of the Best Lawyers in Dallas based on their expertise in insurance law.

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A good day for our Shelbi Barnhouse

Sending out big congratulations to our own Shelbi Barnhouse, first for being named (once again) to the elite list of Texas Rising Stars and, second, for the impending birth of her daughter, who is due any minute now. We can’t wait to meet the newest member of her family.

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Spanish, French and Italian are nice, but ...

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Legal Forms Enhance New Edition of Amy Stewart’s ‘Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation’

The newly published edition of the leading desk reference for Texas insurance litigation now includes a valuable set of forms for use in drafting pleadings and other legal documents.

The 2015 edition of “Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation: The Litigator’s Practice Guide” by Dallas lawyer Amy Elizabeth Stewart of Amy Stewart Law 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.


DALLAS — The newly published edition of the leading desk reference for Texas insurance litigation now includes a valuable set of forms for use in drafting pleadings and other legal documents.

The 2015 edition of “
Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation: The Litigator’s Practice Guide” by Dallas lawyer Amy Elizabeth Stewart of Amy Stewart Law 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.
DALLAS — The newly published edition of the leading desk reference for Texas insurance litigation now includes a valuable set of forms for use in drafting pleadings and other legal documents.

The 2015 edition of “
Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation: The Litigator’s Practice Guide” by Dallas lawyer Amy Elizabeth Stewart of Amy Stewart Law 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.

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The Fault with Insurance :: No Coverage for Earthquakes under Standard Homeowners Policy

There are currently over 30 different types of homeowners policies available for use in Texas. The three most common are the HO-A, the HO-B, and the HO-C.  Before 1997, most homeowners had the HO-B policy form. The HO-B is a comprehensive “all risk” policy that provides replacement cost coverage for all perils unless specifically excluded. Damage caused by earth movement, however, is one of the things excluded

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2014 Year in Review :: Insurance Law

Here's the full text of Amy Stewart's 'Year in Review' article from the Dec. 15, 2014 Texas Lawyer.

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ASL Welcomes Former GC Tracy Schrader

We are pleased to announce the addition of Tracy Schrader as Of Counsel.

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Texas Lawyer's Year in Review Features Amy Stewart

Amy Stewart was featured in the Dec. 15 issue of Texas Lawyer as their subject matter expert on insurance law. Here's an excerpt:

"While several delightfully nerdy insurance coverage issues are percolating through the courts, the most notable insurance law decision of 2014 is the Texas Supreme Court's unanimous opinion in Ewing Construction Co. v. Amerisure Ins. Co."

You can see the whole article at Texas Lawyer (if you have a subscription). 

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Amy Stewart Law is a boutique law firm that represents policyholders exclusively 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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  • insurance review & planning advice
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