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Marilyn Cayce is an experienced litigator with over 30 years of commercial and general civil litigation experience, focusing her practice on insurance defense, complex litigation matters, e-discovery, pharmaceutical, health care, tobacco, condemnation, products liability, maritime, personal injury, deep water offshore contribution and indemnity claims as well as first party insurance claims.

Incident Response and Investigation

From her rapid response to the comprehensive investigation to the complex litigation, Marilyn Cayce is there for your business every step of the way. She has a wealth of knowledge and valuable insight to manage the full spectrum of regulatory and legal duties that arise for your business after an accident.

Our Incident Response and Investigation team has experience with all types of accidents, such as fires and explosions, spills and chemical accidents, or any worker fatalities or injuries. We also assist clients with preparing for investigations by state and federal agencies, such as EPA, OSHA, CSB, NTSB, and PHMSA.

Representative Experience

First Party Insurance defense practice

Insurance litigation including trials and mass case docket management/MDLs

Coordinating counsel in nationwide tobacco litigation involving million plus documents, e-discovery, and management of 20 + contract attorneys

Refinery explosion mass tort litigation

Manage two million document polybutylene plumbing fraud and product liability national litigation against major chemical company

Major U.S. car rental company franchisee litigation involving nationwide discovery

Mass tort and products liability dockets

Coordinate discovery and communication between pipeline joint defense group in litigation with multiple municipalities over franchise issues

Manage discovery in billion-dollar trade secret and patent infringement action from inception through trial

Defense of health care providers through mediation and trial

Condemnation, contract and real estate litigation

Professional Recognition


AV Peer Review Rated

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Education, Admissions & Activities


Tulane University School of Law

J.D., 1981

Tulane University

B.A., 1978
International Relations and French

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Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western

United States District Court of Louisiana

Eastern, Western



Professional and Community Activities

The Houston Club

Board of Governors

Phi Gamma Delta

Mom’s Club, past President

Houston Yacht Club

Trustee, 2008-2010

Strake Jesuit College Preparatory

Auction Committee, 2005-2013