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Education
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2012, cum laude, SMU International Law Review
  • University of Georgia, B.A., 2008, English Literature, Spanish
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2012
  • United States District Court Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas
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Ashley  L. Mason
Ashley  L. Mason Photo
Senior Attorney
amason@thompsoncoe.com
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Dallas
700 North Pearl Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor - Plaza of the Americas
Dallas, Texas 75201
214-871-8236 direct  |  214-871-8209 fax
Assistant:
Sallie Jenkins
214-880-2684 direct
sjenkins@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Ashley Mason's practice focuses on complex insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims arising under commercial general liability, professional errors and omissions, property, and excess and umbrella liability coverage. She is an experience litigator in both state and federal court and has handled appellate matters in various Texas appellate courts. 

She counsels sophisticated insurers in matters involving contractual rights and obligations, extra-contractual claims, and priority of coverage where numerous carriers are involved. She frequently assists clients with pre-litigation coverage analysis, declaratory judgment actions, alternative dispute resolution, and trial strategy.

Representative Experience
  • Prevailed in Texas trial and appellate court on claims involving personal and advertising injury
  • Prevailed in Texas trial court on claims involving pollution coverage
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of insurer in construction defect case involving issues related to the "your product" and "impaired property' exclusions
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of insurer in property damage case, resulting in the dismissal of contractual and extra-contractual claims
  • Obtained favorable ruling on motion to remand based upon fraudulent joinder of non-diverse defendant
  • Negotiated favorable settlements of breach of contract, Insurance Code, DTPA, Unfair Insurance Practices, and breach of the duty of good faith and fair dealing claims against insurers
Professional and Community Activities
  • Dallas Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Section
  • The William 'Mac' Taylor American Inn of Court
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Assocation
  • DAYL/DWLA Mentoring Circles
Speeches and Presentations
  • Susan Byron & Ashley Mason, Mixed Claim Madness, CLM Litigation Management Magazine (Summer 2016)
  • Intentional Conduct—Getting Coverage for Intentional Acts, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Insurance Law Course (April 2013)-Co-author
  • The Tripartite Triangle: Ethical Dilemmas for Defense Counsel, DBA Headnotes (2013)