Recent Speeches and Papers Presented at Accredited Continuing Education Seminars and Published Articles

Priority of Coverage or: Who Picks Up the Tab at the End of the Night State Bar of Texas, Fourteenth Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, San Antonio, Texas, 2017
The Primary Excess Relationships, Or the Cause and Effect of Helicopter Carriers State Bar of Texas, Twelfth Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, San Antonio, Texas, 2015
Gilbert/Ewing – Contractual Liability Coverage State Bar of Texas, Ninth Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, Dallas, Texas, 2012
Auto Coverage under General Liability Policies, Presented at the 16th Annual Insurance Law Institute, University of Texas School of Law, 2011
Other Insurance: One, Two, Three … Not “It!” Presented at the 15th Annual Insurance Law Institute, University of Texas School of Law, 2010
The Application of Pollution Exclusions in Texas Presented at the 14th Annual Insurance Law Institute, University of Texas School of Law, 2009

Representative Cases

Colony Natl. Ins. Co. v. United Fire & Cas. Co., Fed.Appx. 2017 WL 436042 (5th Cir. 2017)
Quibodeaux v. Nautilus Ins. Co, 655 Fed.Appx. 984 (5th Cir. 2016)
Colony Ins. Co. v. Chesapeake Energy Corp., F.Supp.3d 2016 WL 5416517 (W.D.Okla. September 28, 2016)
Colony Ins. Co. v. Price, 622 Fed.Appx. 311 (5th Cir. 2015)(per curiam)
Morrison v. Fettig, et al., 630 Fed.Appx. 307 (5th Cir. 2015)(per curiam)
Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Texas State Sec. and Patrol, 2010 WL 3239157 (W.D.Tex. June 18, 2010)
Colony Nat. Ins. Co. v. Specialty Trailer Leasing, Inc., 620 F.Supp. 786 (N.D.Tex. 2009)
James River Ins. Co. v. Affordable Hous. of Kingsville II, Ltd., 2012 WL 1551529 (S.D.Tex. Apr.27, 2012)
Continental Cas. Co. v. Consolidated Graphics, Inc., 646 F.3d 210 (5th Cir. 2011)
National Fire Ins. Of Hartford v. C. Hodges & Associates, PLLC, 825 F.Supp.2d 792 (W.D.Tex 2011)
Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Villalta, 558 Fed.Appx. 404 (5th Cir. 2014)(Mem.Op)
Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Steinberg, 316 S.W.3d 752 (Tex.App. – Dallas 2010, pet denied)
Transport International Pool, Inc. v. Continental Ins. Co., 166 S.W.3d 781 (Tex.App. – Fort Worth 2005, no pet.)
Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Country Oaks Apartments Ltd., 566 F.3d 452 (5th Cir. 2009)
Trinity Universal Ins. Co. v. Emplrs Mut. Cas. Co,., 592 F.3d 687 (5th Cir. 2010)
Nat'l Fire Ins. Co. v. Entertainment Specialty Ins. Services, Inc., 485 F.Supp.2d 737 (N.D.Tex. 2007)
National Fire Ins. Co. v. NWM-Oklahoma, LLC, Inc., 546 F. Supp. 2d 1238 (W.D.Okla. 2008)
Transcontinental Ins. Co. v. Rainwater Const. Co., LLC, 509 F.3d 454, (8th Cir.(Ark.) 2007)
Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Nicky & Claire's Day Care, Inc., 630 F.Supp.2d 727 (W.D.Tex. 2009)
Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Reuter, 537 F.3d 733 (7th Cir. (Ind.) 2008)
Richmond Condominiums v. Skipworth Commercial Plumbing, Inc., 245 S.W.3d 646, (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 2008, pet. denied)
Am. S. Ins. Co. v. Buckley, 748 F.Supp.2d 610 (E.D.Tex.2010)