Suzanne, pacticing since 1992, is an experienced insurance coverage attorney. She is well-versed in commercial litigation and traditional personal injury and property damage claims. Her legal experience’s primary focus has been upon coverage of complex or large commercial losses from both a third-party and first-party perspective. Ms. Schlicher has worked with a variety of Commercial Lines policies, including CGL, BOP, Commercial Auto and Trucker’s Coverage, among others. Suzanne is also experience with various Personal Lines policies, including homeowners, auto, and umbrella. She has worked with ISO and manuscript policies for admitted and surplus line carriers. Ms. Schlicher has extensive experience in insurance coverage issues involving additional insured claims, contractual indemnity issues, and Master Service Agreements.
Ms. Schlicher completed her undergraduate studies at Sam Houston State University, graduating with a B.S. in Criminology & Corrections in 1987. She earned her law degree from South Texas College of Law in December 1991. Suzanne was a member of the Order of Lytae and AmJur Professional Responsibility while with South Texas College of Law.
Ms. Schlicher is admitted to practice law in Texas. Suzanne is also admitted to practice before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.
Professional Memberships and Awards
Ms. Schlicher is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Suzanne is also a member of the State Bar of Texas Insurance Section.
Represented insurance company on policy coverage and attendant claims of a $4 Trillion construction defects claim of an oil and gas pipeline running from Alberta, Canada to a terminal outside Chicago, Illinois
Represented surplus lines carrier on insurance coverage for construction defects claims associated with the new construction of various apartment and condominium high rises
Represented insurer on the coverage of construction defects of a South Texas prison
Represented various surplus lines insurers relative to Climate Change Litigation and claims
Represented various surplus lines and domestic carriers on first party weather-related claims
Represented admitted carriers on insureds’ claims of wrongful settlement of third-party claim and attendant extra-contractual claims
Represented insurers on various coverage matters in the trucking industry
Represented insurers on coverage of downhole pipe failure
Represented insurers on coverage of downhole well failure
Represented surplus lines insurer on coverage of construction defects associated with the remodeling of apartment complex.
Represented insurer relative to coverage of claims for violations of the Clean Water Act
Represented insurers on coverage of intellectual property claims in trade-mark and trade dress infringement claims
Represented insurers on coverage of False Claims Act litigation
Represented insurers on Federal Employment Claims and attendant Civil Rights claims
Represented insurers on coverage of Civil Investigative Demands
Examinations Under Oath of insureds related to first-party and third-party claims
Experienced with Additional Insured and Contractual Indemnity Issues and Coverages
Experienced with the Texas Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Act
Experienced with the Texas Anti-Indemnity Act