Cy Haralson focuses primarily on insurance coverage and defense, including complex, multi-party insurance coverage and bad-faith litigation involving general liability, environmental pollution, construction defects, directors and officers coverage, errors and omissions coverage, and property insurance. Cy’s extensive property insurance experience includes pre-suit resolution and litigation of property damage, insurance coverage, and bad faith claims including hurricane, hail, mold, foundation, theft, and fire losses.
Obtained summary judgment on multi-million dollar failure to settle suit arising out of underlying construction defect litigation.
Obtained summary judgment from Supreme Court of Louisiana for an insurance carrier in a direct action case involving directors and officers liability policies.
Obtained mandamus relief in Texas Court of Appeals ordering severance of insurance claims from underlying liability suit.
Guiding coverage and bad-faith matters through every phase of resolution from pre-litigation coverage analysis, to strategic discovery, pre-trial judgments, alternative dispute resolution, and trial strategy.
Efficient resolution of residential and commercial property claims through pre-suit negotiation, appraisal, mediation, and litigation, as appropriate for the case.
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Education, Admissions & Activities
The University of Texas School of Law
J.D., with honors, 2008
The Review of Litigation, Development Editor
Southern Methodist University
Philosophy and Political Science
United States District Court of Texas
United States District Court, District of Colorado
Professional and Community Activities
State Bar of Texas
Federal Bar Association
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Judge Mary Milloy