Jamie Cooper

Ms. Cooper’s background is in general commercial litigation. Her insurance practice focuses on the evaluation and resolution of insurance matters involving coverage disputes, claims handling, and other legal issues of interest to insurers conducting business in Texas. Ms. Cooper provides continuing education courses to carriers on first party coverage as well as courses on compliance with Articles 541 and 542.051 of the Texas Insurance Code. Ms. Cooper is an Adjunct Professor of Property and Casualty Insurance Law at the University of Houston Law Center.

Employment

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., May 2005 – present

Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, L.L.P., April 2004 – May 2005

Ware, Snow, Fogel & Jackson, L.L.P., July 2001 – April 2004

Briefing Attorney, Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas, Sept. 2000 – June 2001

Research Assistant, Food and Agricultural Education Information System, Division of Higher Education Program, U.S.D.A., August 1995 – August 1997

Resident Advisor, Texas A&M University, Fall 1993 – Spring 1995

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

American Bar Association

Houston Bar Association

Texas Young Lawyers Association

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Defense Research Institute

Association of Women Attorneys

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Women in Claims

Community/Civic Activities

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Honors & Awards

Named to the Texas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines (2009-2013)

“Independent Counsel,” South Texas College of Law CLE, February 2013

“Independent Counsel,” State Bar CLE, 2013

“Independent Counsel,” UT CLE, October 2012

"Discovery Trends in First Party Bad Faith,” State Bar CLE, 2012

“Liens that Bite,” Texas Bar CLE, 2011

“Family Feud – Insurance Ethics,” UT CLE, 2011

“Lies, Liens and Offsets,” UT CLE, 2010

“Guide to Writing Stowers Letters,” UT CLE, 2009

“Reflections of a First Jury Trial,” Texas Young Lawyers Association Newsletter, June/July 2008

“2008 Texas Insurance Law Update,” Texas Center for the Judiciary, April 28, 2008 (with Christopher W. Martin and David D. Disiere)

“The Duty to Defend,” University of Houston Advanced Insurance and Tort Claims, April 10-11, 2008 (Dallas) and April 17-18, 2008 (Houston)

“Ethics Jeopardy,” Houston Claims Association, February 13, 2008; Texas Claims Association Convention, October 6, 2007

“Stowers, Soriano and Navigating the Tilly Triangle,” Houston Chapter IASIU, August 8, 2007

“Lies, Liens and Offsets,” Houston Claims Association, September 13, 2006

Associate Editor, Texas Review of Law & Politics, 1999 – 2000

A Freshman Finds a Home, Texas Aggie Magazine, Oct/Nov 1992

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Houston, TX 77002
T: 713.632.1771
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Admissions

Clerkships

Education

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2000

Texas A&M University, B.S. Agricultural Development, 1996