Thursday, January 8, 2015

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.

“I’m very pleased about the reaction to the initial publication and the number of requests to expand the material,” says Ms. Stewart, whose firm recently was recognized for its expertise in insurance law in the 2015 Best Law Firms list published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. “This updated edition provides an even better foundation for attorneys facing insurance issues in their practice.”

Available in both print and electronic formats, “Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation” is published by Texas Lawyer Books and American Lawyer Media, a leader in specialized business news and information. The first edition was published in 2012 and has been updated annually.

“I recommend 'Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation' for every lawyer who has to deal with insurance issues,” says Kelli Hinson, Loss Prevention Partner at Dallas’ Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal. “Amy Stewart has provided easy-to-understand information, practical tips, and easy-to-use forms. It is definitely a ‘must read’ from one of the authorities on Texas insurance law.”

Ms. Stewart has more than 20 years of experience representing insurance companies in significant litigation. Her insights and understanding of insurance law make her an invaluable resource to clients facing insurance coverage disputes and related litigation. Ms. Stewart and her firm also offer counsel in evaluating and renewing insurance programs, managing communications with insurers, and addressing other complex insurance issues.

A Virginia native and graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Ms. Stewart has earned selection to the annual Texas Super Lawyers list every year since 2009, and she also has been included on D Magazine’s list of The Best Lawyers in Dallas. In 2013, she was elected to the prestigious American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel.

Amy Stewart Law represents policyholders exclusively in disputes with their insurance companies. The firm regularly handles disputes involving the existence and scope of coverage under directors and officers’ liability, fiduciary liability, cyber liability, errors & omissions, professional liability, commercial general liability, commercial property, and commercial automobile policies.