Lisa A. Songy has extensive experience with first party and general civil litigation as well as coverage opinions for insurance carriers on both personal and commercial line policies.
Ms. Songy advises carriers on insurance coverage issues involving personal auto policies, business auto policies, commercial property, commercial liability policies, and homeowner policies. She also represents auto dealers in commercial disputes involving truth-in-lending, as well as UCC issues. Ms. Songy has tried lawsuits involving extra-contractual claims on both personal and commercial policies in state and federal courts as well as third-party liability lawsuits.
She completed her undergraduate studies at Southern Methodist University, graduating with a bachelor of science degree in political science in 1988. She earned her law degree from The University of Houston Law Center in 1991. She is licensed to practice in Texas and California, and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, the Southern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
In 2009, she was elected to serve as a member of the Council of the State Bar of Texas Insurance Law Section and has served on various subcommittees including the Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Proposed Pattern Jury Charge Committee.
Ms. Songy has served continuously on the board of the Tort & Insurance Practice Section of the Dallas Bar Association since 2009 and is currently Chair-Elect. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, and the College of the State Bar of Texas.
Ms. Songy was recently named to Best Lawyers in America for her experience and achievements in Insurance Litigation. She teaches accredited continuing education courses for lawyers as well as continuing education courses for insurance adjusters.
Ms. Songy is the mother of four active children, and in her spare time coaches youth basketball and track.
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