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FIO Reports on Back Burner Until Polls Close

For those of you waiting breathlessly for the Federal Insurance Office’s reports on reinsurance and insurance regulation, you may want to find a comfortable chair. Some analysts predict the overdue reports probably won’t be coming out until after the November election. Apparently, nobody is looking to alienate state regulators or the insurance industry at this delicate time. Why poke a bear if you don’t have to? Nevermind that these reports were due month ...

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Dallas Insurance Coverage Lawyer Amy Stewart Named to 2012 Texas Super Lawyers List

DALLAS--Texas Super Lawyers has included insurance coverage lawyer Amy Elizabeth Stewart, of Dallas’ Amy Stewart PC, on its 2012 list of the state’s most highly regarded attorneys. This is Ms. Stewart’s fourth consecutive year on the list. She had previously been named to the Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. The complete list appears in the October issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines.   Fewer than 5 percent of all eligible Texas attorneys are named ...

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Dallas Insurance Coverage Lawyer Amy Stewart to Present Jury Strategies

Amy Elizabeth Stewart will co-present “Jury Speak: What Matters to Jurors in Insurance Cases?” at the 17th Annual Insurance Law Institute at noon on October 19 at the Courtyard Marriott in Austin. The Institute is presented by the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and the University of Texas School of Law. Ms. Stewart will present with jury consultant Kacy Miller, of Dallas’ CourtroomLogic Consulting. Their seminar, which offers .75 hour of CLE, will discuss the cha ...

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Amy Stewart Named to ‘Best Lawyers in America’

Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 for her work in Insurance Law. To compile the list, Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, conducts a rigorous, peer-review survey that includes more than 4 million confidential evaluations by other lawyers in the same and related specialties. Best Lawyers asks attorneys who they would refer cases to if they were unable to handle a matter themselves. “I’m ha ...

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Amy Stewart Presents Insurance Coverage CLE

Amy Elizabeth Stewart, of Dallas’ Amy Stewart PC, will present a continuing legal education seminar on Friday, Sept. 21, at the Texas Bar CLE’s 4th Annual Business Torts Institute. Ms. Stewart’s presentation on Insurance Coverage Issues will cover duty to defend, reservation of rights, and failure to place coverage by the broker. It provides a half hour of CLE credit. The entire, two-day course provides 13.25 hours of CLE, including 2 hours of ethics. It is held at the Hilton Dal ...

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Conflicts and Ethical Issues in the Tripartite Relationship

Amy Stewart’s presentation on the ethical considerations in the tripartite relationship is available here. Ms. Stewart has spoken and written extensively on this issue, most recently at a June 19 event for in-house counsel.  The tripartite relationship is the relationship between the insurer, its insured and defense counsel engaged by the insurer to represent the insured in a potentially covered third-party claim. The presentation, “Navigating the Ethical Current: Evaluating Conflicts an ...

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Amy Stewart Advises Lawyers to ‘Jump Start’ Business Development Efforts at Las Vegas Seminar

Amy Elizabeth Stewart, of Dallas’ Amy Stewart PC, will co-present “Jump Start Your Law Practice: 20 Ways to Increase Business Development” on Friday, June 29 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. Ms. Stewart is presenting with Martha Newman, a Dallas-based executive coach. The course is designed to help lawyers gain the skills they need to build bigger books of business and establish steady networks of referral sources. The live video CLE seminar will be broadcast nationally. For more infor ...

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Attorneys Serving the Community Hosts 26th Annual Luncheon on June 22

Amy Elizabeth Stewart, of Dallas’ Amy Stewart PC, co-chairs the 26th Annual Attorneys Serving the Community Luncheon on Friday, June 22. This year’s event features Sonia Manzano, “Maria” from Sesame Street, and benefits Trinity River Mission. The event begins at noon at the Hilton Anatole, Chantilly Ballroom, 2201 Stemmons Freeway. Jennifer M. Trulock, of Baker Botts L.L.P., co-chairs the event along with Ms. Stewart. “Co-chairing this event has allowed me to h ...

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Dodd-Frank: Expectations vs. Reality

Since the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 nearly two years ago, corporate policyholders and industry insiders alike have anticipated its impact on the insurance industry.  Among other measures, the unprecedented financial reform law mandated significant federal regulation of insurance, created generous incentives for whistleblowers that provide quality information regarding potential securities violations, imposed aggressive pe ...

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart Speaks on Ethical Issues in Tripartite Relationships

Amy Elizabeth Stewart, of Dallas’ Amy Stewart PC, will discuss the ethical landmines present in the tripartite relationship among an insurance company, its insured, and insurance defense counsel.   Her presentation, “Navigating the Ethical Current: The Tripartite Relationship,” is at 3 p.m. on June 19 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Alexander Room, 18349 Dallas Parkway (at the North Dallas Tollway and Frankford). Ms. Stewart is one of three speakers presenting on behalf of Counsel On ...

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been named to D Magazine’s annual list of Dallas’ Best Lawyers

Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been named to D Magazine’s annual list of Dallas’ Best Lawyers. She was selected in the Insurance Law category. To compile the list of the city’s 377 best lawyers, D Magazine accepted nominations from licensed Texas lawyers who had firsthand knowledge of the nominee’s work. The magazine’s editors then met with a blue-ribbon panel of eminent lawyers to compile the final list. “I’m honored by this recognition and happy to be in such disting ...

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart to Speak on Professional Liability Insurance for Engineers

Amy Elizabeth Stewart has been invited to join the faculty of a seminar designed for architects and engineers, entitled Minimizing Engineering Liability Exposure, to be held in Arlington, Texas on July 19, 2012.  Ms. Stewart will address common insurance issues arising under professional liability and general liability insurance policies in connection with claims against engineers, architects and other design professionals, including considerations in purchasing insurance, the scope of coverage under v ...

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart Included in Martindale-Hubbell's Listing of Elite Women in Legal Industry

Amy Elizabeth Stewart is honored to have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Martindale-Hubbell®’s Bar Register of Preeminent Women Attorneys, exclusively for female attorneys who have received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards from their peers—the AV Preeminent Rating.  Martindale-Hubbell® reports that less than 5% of female attorneys have earned this rating, placing the lawyers in the registry among the elite women in the legal ...

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Year in Review :: A Look Back at 2011

After months of planning and exceptional design work by the talented team at MasonBaronet, Amy Stewart PC launched its e-newsletter.  In the months to come, we will share our expertise on insurance issues, along with firm and industry updates. 

The firm marked other key milestones in 2011 – celebrating its second anniversary, hiring its first associate, and expanding its office space. Amy is most excited about her new book deal, a yet-to-be-named guide to litigating insurance coverage lawsuits in Texas.

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Amy Elizabeth Stewart to Moderate Insurance Presentation at the Third Annual Business Torts Institute Presented by Texas Bar CLE

Amy Elizabeth Stewart, founder and shareholder of Amy Stewart PC, has been selected to moderate a panel discussion at the 2011 Texas Bar CLE Business Torts Institute.  This annual event was created in 2008 and is co-sponsored by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas.  Amy’s panel of presenters will discuss “What Every Business Tort Lawyer Should Know About Insurance Coverage.”  Panelists include Veronica Bates of Hermes Sargent Bates, Michael Huddleston from Shann ...

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