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Education
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1969
  • Baylor University, B.B.A., 1967, Business
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 1969
  • All State and District Courts Texas
  • All Federal District Courts Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals  Fifth Circuit
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Robert O. Lamb
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Of Counsel
rlamb@thompsoncoe.com
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Dallas
700 North Pearl Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor - Plaza of the Americas
Dallas, Texas 75201
214-871-8202 direct  |  214-871-8209 fax
Assistant:
Jackie Beavers
214-871-2645 direct
jbeavers@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Bob Lamb handles most aspects of insurance litigation, including large commercial property losses, environmental-coverage claims, and claims involving allegations of breach of an insurer’s duty of good faith and fair dealing.

Bob is a speaker at continuing-education events for adjusters and lawyers on these topics, as well as other insurance-related subjects such claims-handling techniques, and giving of depositions.

Representative Experience
  • Represented three excess carriers in a declaratory judgment action against casino and its general contractor and subcontractors seeking a declaration that the excess carriers had no liability for losses.
  • Defended primary property insurance carrier in a suit arising from a large fire.
  • Defended the second layer excess property insurance carrier with regard to damages suffered by nine apartment complexes along the Mississippi Gulf coast caused by Hurricane Katrina.
  • Represented insurance company with regard to coverage issues arising from a fire in a high-rise office building in Houston, Texas.
  • Represented primary property insurance carrier with regard to major fire at a mid-rise office building in Houston, Texas.
Professional and Community Activities
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • United States Air Force, judge advocate, four years the last two of which were spent as the claims officer at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
Speeches and Presentations
  • "Appraisal Update" Thompson Coe's 11th Seminar on Texas Insurance Law Developments, October 25, 2012
  • "A Message From the Supreme Court: When in Doubt, Appraise" for Thompson Coe's 9th Seminar on Texas Insurance Law Developments, May 6, 2010

Professional Recognition
  • “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell.