Thompson Coe Achieves ‘Band 1’ in Insurance by Chambers for 18th Consecutive Year
Jun 2, 2022
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP has achieved a top ranking of “Band 1” for Insurance and Insurance: Regulation in Texas for work performed in 2021. Four attorneys have also been recognized for their work in Insurance and Insurance: Regulation for Texas. This is the 18th year in a row Thompson Coe has achieved this recognition.
Chambers USA editors describe Thompson Coe as an: “Expert group that regularly represents insurers in high-stakes coverage and bad faith litigation as well as in class actions and mass torts. Demonstrates enviable bench strength, fielding attorneys experienced in advising on regulatory and legislative concerns, as well as the corporate aspects of insurance. Acts for an impressive roster of leading clients in the Texas insurance market.
Recent Firm highlights include representing Allstate in the successful defense of a federal class action in which the court granted a motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s action for title fees and taxes under a standard auto insurance policy.
The service is always top notch. [Thompson Coe attorneys] are professional and responsive.
Insurance attorneys recognized in Chambers USA
Brian Martin is a partner in the Houston office and is ranked “Band 1” in Insurance for Texas. He is frequently called upon to represent insurance carriers in a broad array of contentious claims.
Jay Thompson is a partner in the Austin office and is ranked “Band 1” for Insurance: Regulation. He is a regulatory specialist with expertise across the spectrum of insurance M&A and licensing regulation, in addition to drafting legislation and lobbying on behalf of insurers.
Roger Higgins is a partner in the Dallas office and is ranked “Band 4” in Insurance for Texas. He is well versed in a wide variety of insurance coverage disputes. He has notable experience advising insurers on matters including natural disasters, reinsurance and related appellate proceedings.
Christina Culver is a partner in the Houston office and is ranked as Up-and-Coming for Texas. This is her second year being recognized by Chambers as a rising star for her growing involvement in a range of coverage disputes, including bad faith and general liability claims. Clients say, “Christina has an impressive breadth of knowledge on coverage work.” She is “an asset to the firm” and “a fantastic contact and resource.“
According to the Chambers website, “Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the U.S. and worldwide. The research is in-depth, and client-focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best.