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Diego Garcia has advised and represented insurers in numerous types of coverage disputes, including litigation involving environmental pollution, construction defects, product liability, directors and officers insurance coverage, property insurance, and coverage issues involving asbestos and silica personal injury claims.

He led the pre-litigation investigation involving a massive environmental coverage claim by a major oil refiner and distributor. As a result of the investigation, the case settled on favorable terms for insurer client. Diego assisted in the briefing of the insurance coverage issues for the Phase II trial in Exxon Corp. v. INA, et al., one of the largest environmental coverage cases in U.S. The case settled on favorable terms for insurer client.

Diego is recognized as a leading attorney in Chambers and Partner’s as a Leading Lawyer in America for Insurance.

Representative Experience

Represented appellant in complex insurance coverage case involving dispute between primary insurer and excess insurer concerning exhaustion of policy limits.

United States Fire Ins. Co. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 264 S.W.3d 160 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2008)

Assisted insurance carriers in coverage opinions for insurer client involving construction defect litigation, environmental pollution litigation, toxic tort litigation, product liability litigation, personal injury litigation, employment wrongful act claims, and director and officer wrongful acts claims arising in numerous jurisdictions across the United States.

Professional Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America

Insurance Law

Chambers and Partner

Leading Lawyers in America for ​​​​​​​Insurance in Texas list

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Education, Admissions & Activities

Education

University of Texas School of Law

J.D., with honors, 1995

University of Houston

B.A. , 1992
Political Science
Honors Program
College of Social Sciences Scholar of the Year
National Merit Scholar

Bar Admissions

Texas

1995

District of Columbia

Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western

United States District Court, District of Columbia

Professional and Community Activities

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

American Bar Association

Litigation Insurance Coverage Litigation Section; Website co-editor; Asbestos Insurance Subcommittee co-chair

State Bar of Texas

Insurance Section; Council member, 2009-2015

Houston Bar Association