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Education
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude, Dean’s Scholarship, Ben Love Memorial Scholarship (presented by the Insurance Law Section of the Texas Bar Association)
  • New York University, B.F.A., 1994
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2010
  • United States District Court Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
Languages
Chris Gabriel
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Senior Attorney
cgabriel@thompsoncoe.com
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Dallas
700 North Pearl Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor - Plaza of the Americas
Dallas, Texas 75201
214-871-8216 direct  |  214-871-8209 fax
Assistant:
Megan Mantas
214-880-2507 direct
mmantas@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Chris Gabriel litigates commercial, business, and insurance coverage matters.  Chris’s practice involves the defense of business entities, homeowners and community associations, and individuals relating to contract, property, and business disputes.  Chris also handles insurance coverage cases involving commercial liability, commercial property, and commercial auto policies.

Professional and Community Activities
  • American Bar Association, Insurance Law Practice Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, Insurance Law Practice Section
  • Insurance Law Section of the Texas Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS  

  • Vicarious Liability Among Transportation Defendants, State Bar of Texas, Prosecuting & Defending Truck and Auto Collision Cases 2015, November 2015 (co-author with Rick Mosher)
  • Litigation Issues Affecting Common Interest Developments, DRI Professional Liability Seminar, December 4–5, 2014 (co-author)
  • Texas Limits Position on Prejudice, Claims Management Magazine (Around the Nation section), November 2014
  • No CGL Coverage B for FACTA Claims, Claims Management Magazine (Around the Nation section), August 2014
  • A Defense Under a Liability Policy Must Be Requested, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes Journal (Tort & Insurance Practice issue), July 2014
  • The Fortuity Doctrine and Liability Policies: A Little Knowledge Can Be a Dangerous Thing, 10th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, 2013 (co-author with John Tollefson)
  • Interpreting 2093, 9th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, 2012 (co-author with Aaron Mitchell)
  • Allocation and Exhaustion in Texas, The Seminar Group, Insurance in the Construction Industry Symposium, January 13, 2012 (co-author with John Tollefson and Aaron Mitchell)
  • What’s New? What’s Changed? Basic Highlights Of Recent Legislation Affecting Insurance Law Practice, 2011 University of Texas Annual Insurance Law CLE (co-author with Aaron Mitchell)
  • The Other Policy Always Pays: A Look at Allocation and Exhaustion, 2010 University of Texas Annual Insurance Law CLE (co-author with Aaron Mitchell)
  • Who is a ‘Person Acting as a Parent’?, Texas Bar Association Family Law Section Report, Fall 2008