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Jonathan Law has handled a wide range of defense litigation, including auto and trucking accidents, catastrophic injuries, premises liability, product defects, construction defects, and insurance coverage and bad faith litigation for more than 20 years.  He brings a sophisticated and strategic approach to every case to help clients solve problems before and after they come to fruition.

Representative Experience

Multiple take nothing judgments defending UM/UIM carrier in personal injury trials.

Negotiated multiple nonsuits of clients without payments.

Obtained dismissal of clients in personal suit after plaintiff failed to appear for deposition.

Multiple take nothing judgments defending homeowner insurance carrier in insurance coverage and bad faith trials.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of major fast-food restaurant related to catastrophic injury to minor employee leading to reasonable settlement on behalf of franchisee.

Successfully represented self-insured retailer in first party case against the insurer of product manufacturer. Obtained summary judgment declaring retailer an additional insured under the policy.

Successfully represented Oil and Gas Company related to blowout in which four parallel cases ensued requiring coordination of efforts between the client’s subrogation, coverage, personal, and defense counsel.

Represented U.S. importer of cigarette lighters in catastrophic, products liability burn case involving Consumer Product Safety Commission child-resistant standards.

Obtained and successfully upheld dispositive motions in appellate court on behalf of landlord and police department.

Obtained abatement of catastrophic wrongful death case on behalf of food manufacturer pending district attorney’s investigation leading to reasonable settlement.

Negotiated minimal settlement of wrongful death premises case against local restaurant chain.

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Education, Admissions & Activities

Education

Baylor Law School

J.D., cum laude, 2000

University of Georgia,

B.A. , 1993

Bar Admissions

Texas

2000

Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Eastern, Southern, Western

Professional and Community Activities

Texas Bar Association

Insurance Law section