Lauren Figaro has an insurance-focused practice with extensive experience in coverage and first-party litigation.
She regularly assists insurance carriers with bad faith and extra-contractual litigation, claim handling advice pertaining to the Texas Insurance Code, and coverage opinions for commercial property and general liability matters. She practices in both state and federal courts. Lauren specializes in handling disaster-related commercial and residential property claims.
Lauren volunteers by assisting low-income individuals through her pro bono work with Lone Star Legal Aid and Houston Volunteer Lawyers. She is committed to the idea that everyone should have equal access to justice in Texas courts, especially in the most vulnerable communities.
Represented major homeowners insurance carriers in litigation involving hurricane, flood and windstorm losses.
Secured favorable rulings on Motions for Summary Judgment involving coverage and Texas Insurance Code disputes
Skilled at resolution of insurance disputes through pre-suit negotiation, appraisal, mediation, and motion practice.
Education, Admissions & Activities
South Texas College of Law Houston
J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
South Texas Law Review, Research Editor
University of Texas at Austin
United States District Court of Texas
Northern and Southern