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Stephen is a leading lawyer in our Insurance Recovery Group in the Houston Office, representing corporate policyholders in complex insurance coverage litigation. Stephen’s primary focus is representing commercial policyholders throughout the United States and internationally in significant coverage disputes against insurance carriers, including those involving bad faith and insurance code violations. Stephen's forte is handling large property and business interruption claims. His clients span a wide variety of industries, including energy, chemical, oil & gas, heavy equipment, waste disposal, financial services and food processing.


  • University of Houston Law Center, 1990, J.D., cum laude
  • Vanderbilt University, 1983, B.A.

  • Texas

  • Texas State Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit

  • Former Editor-in-Chief, LexisNexis Texas Annotated Insurance Code
  • Former Associate Editor, University of Houston Law Center Law Review
  • Associate Member, Risk & Insurance Management Society
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Texas Insurance, 2015-2021
  • Selected for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers list for Insurance Coverage (2016-2019)
  • Law Review, University of Houston Law Center
  • Recipient, Blue Chip Award (recognition of excellence in service and commitment to Firm initiatives)
  • Recognized, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™

Civic Involvement

  • President, Houston Christian Legal Society
  • Elder, Small Group Leader and Sunday School Teacher, Ecclesia Church
  • Group Leader, Bible Study Fellowship 

Notable Quotes

  • 5 October 2015 "Reed Smith Adds Gardere Insurance Recovery Duo In Houston" Law360
  • 7 December 2015 "Texas Justices' Exxon Ruling Comes With Catch For Insurers" Law360