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Rebecca is a litigator who understands how to get the desired results in complex bad-faith cases. Beginning her career during the mold and foundation days, through handling hundreds of catastrophe suits, she has developed the knowledge and skill to provide her clients with well-reasoned analysis and creative strategies to put them in the best position to defend themselves and achieve their desired goals.

Representative Experience

Obtained favorable order granting summary judgment in breach of contract/extra-contractual case from United States District Court, Southern District, Houston Division involving res judicata.

Phan VM Holding, LLC v. Evanston Ins. Co., 2022 WL 2789019 (S.D. Tex. 2022)

Managed a large Hurricane Ike litigation docket for a Fortune 500 carrier.

Obtained favorable opinion on breach of contract/extra-contractual claims from the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit affirming trial court’s order granting summary judgment on statute of limitations.

Smith v. Travelers Cas. Ins. Co. of America, 932 F.3d 302 (5th Cir. 2019)

Secured multiple summary judgments on extra-contractual causes of action in state and federal courts in bad faith lawsuits against Fortune 500 carriers.

Obtained favorable order granting summary judgment on breach of contract/extra-contractual claims from United States District Court, Northern District, Dallas Division involving denial of theft claim based upon vacancy clause.

Bedford Internet Office Space, LLC v. Travelers Cas. Ins. Co., 41 F.Supp.3d 535 (N.D. Tex. 2014)

Oversaw numerous appraisals in commercial and personal lines claims.

Professional Recognition

Texas Super Lawyers

Listed as Texas Rising Stars

Related Services

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Education, Admissions & Activities


South Texas College of Law Houston

J.D., 2001

Sam Houston State University

B.S., 1994
Criminal Justice

Bar Admissions



Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western

United States Court of Appeals

Fifth Circuit

Professional and Community Activities

State Bar of Texas

Insurance Section

Young Men’s Service League

Cypress Chapter, First VP 2023

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo