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Education
  • Pace University School of Law, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude, University Merit Scholarship
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2010
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 2013
  • New York, 2014
  • Texas, 2016
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas
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Samantha L. Halpern
Samantha L. Halpern Photo
Associate
shalpern@thompsoncoe.com
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Dallas
700 North Pearl Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor - Plaza of the Americas
Dallas, Texas 75201
214-871-8221 direct  |  214-871-8209 fax
Assistant:
Sheila Groenevelt
214-880-2689 direct
sgroenevelt@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Samantha’s practice focuses on advising and representing insurers on a wide range of coverage and insurance related litigation matters arising under general liability, commercial property, and homeowners policies.  She regularly drafts coverage opinions, reservation of rights letters, and denial letters, as well as other coverage related documents.  She deals with a variety of claims in both state and federal court.  

Before joining Thompson Coe, Samantha’s practice focused on litigation in a variety of matters including premises liability, products liability, and automobile/trucking accident cases.  Samantha was also a former prosecutor in the Bronx, New York.   

Representative Experience

-Member of trial team for wrongful death lawsuit through jury verdict.
-Member of trial team for automobile/trucking accident case.
-Represented clients in lawsuits involving products liability, premises liability, automobile/trucking accident claims.
-Helped successfully obtain summary judgment for client on gross negligence claims. 

 
Professional and Community Activities

-Dallas Bar Association
-Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
-General Alumni Association, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

 
Professional Recognition

-Rookie of the Year, 2014, New York City Law Department