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Kamy Schiffman is a seasoned litigation attorney with more than 20 years of experience. Kamy has extensive experience with a wide variety of personal injury and commercial litigation matters. Her practice focuses on professional liability, defending insurance agents, attorneys, real estate professionals, property management companies, business owners, and other professionals, including defense of claims for negligence/malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and violation of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices – Consumer Protection Act (DTPA). Kamy also has experience defending carriers in bad faith suits.

Kamy focuses on the details and develops unique strategies to passionately defend the client. She is known for being conscientious and diligent and, most of all, dedicated to the client’s best interest.


Background

Prior to joining Thompson Coe, Kamy operated a solo practice where she handled all phases of litigation matters and represented both companies and individuals, primarily in construction disputes. She also provided contract attorney services to small law firms and solo practitioners, including a long-term position with a firm where she practiced in insurance litigation and coverage.

Representative Experience

Drafted appellee's brief resulting in Dallas Court of Appeals' affirmation of trial court's judgment in breach of fiduciary duty suit

Drafted appellee's brief resulting in Houston Court of Appeals' affirmation of trial court's judgment in breach of contract suit

Second chair for jury trial in premises liability suit against property owner finding plaintiff was negligent and wholly at fault

Defeated motion to dismiss for improper venue and forum non convenience in federal court

Defeated motions to remand in federal courts

Obtained dismissal of bad faith suit against carrier arising from property damage through motion for final summary judgment in federal court

Defeated insured's motion for partial summary judgment in bad faith suit against carrier in state court

Obtained favorable ruling on carrier's motion to compel appraisal over a year after insured's filing of bad faith suit in state court

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Publications & Speaking Engagements

Education, Admissions & Activities

Education

South Texas College of Law Houston

J.D., cum laude, 2000
Phi Delta Phi - Highest Grade Award

McMurry University

B.A., magna cum laude, 1991
Morris Baker Award

Bar Admissions

Texas

2000

Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Southern, Eastern

Professional and Community Activities

Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court

Texas Bar College

American Red Cross

Warehouse Project/Community Service Event