Monday, August 14, 2017

Amy Elizabeth StewartThe Dallas Women Lawyers Association has recognized Amy Elizabeth Stewart, founder of Amy Stewart Law, as one of its Outstanding Female Lawyers for 2017.

Ms. Stewart, who is being recognized as an Outstanding Female Lawyer – Small Firm, is one of several local lawyers who will be honored by the DWLA at its annual Awards Reception on October 19 at the Dallas Omni Hotel.

Ms. Stewart, who handles complex insurance coverage and insurance bad faith litigation on behalf of policyholders, is the author of “Texas Insurance Coverage Litigation: The Litigator's Practice Guide,” published by Texas Lawyer Books and American Lawyer Media. She was also elected a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC) in 2013.

In addition to the DWLA honor, Ms. Stewart has been recognized by D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list, Best Lawyers in America, and Texas Super Lawyers. Click here to learn more.

Our honorees this year are a diverse group of outstanding leaders,” says Dena De Nooyer Stroh, President of Dallas Women Lawyers Association. “It is our honor to continue the tradition of recognizing their professional and community achievements, and for exhibiting the values of our mission to elevate the standing of women in the legal profession. 

In addition to Ms. Stewart, the other DWLA honorees are:

  • Sarah Saldaña, Louise B. Raggio Award
  • Michele Thatcher, Outstanding Corporate Counsel – Large Group
  • Lori Dalton, Outstanding Corporate Counsel – Small Group 
  • Angela Fontana, Outstanding Female Lawyer – Large Firm 
  • Jennifer Salim-Richards, Rising Raggio
  • Gemma Descoteaux, Outstanding Director, Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Vice President, Mentoring Circles 
  • Honorable Martin Hoffman, Outstanding Jurist