Matthew S. Paradowski

Matt Paradowski is a commercial litigator specializing in complex commercial insurance disputes, representing carriers, agents, and corporate insureds in jurisdictions throughout the United States. These disputes involve commercial general liability policies, commercial umbrella and excess liability policies, commercial auto liability policies, and professional liability policies.  Mr. Paradowski also regularly defends carriers from lawsuits alleging extracontractual liability and bad faith.

Mr. Paradowski has significant experience in complex “other insurance,” “additional insured,” and priority of coverage disputes, as well as in the evaluation and defense of coverage for intellectual property and defamation-type claims, whether under “advertising injury” provisions of commercial liability policies or specialized cyber and data breach policies. Over the course of his career, Mr. Paradowski has drafted dozens of coverage opinions involving these and numerous other coverage issues. 

In addition to complex insurance coverage matters, Mr. Paradowski also represents commercial clients in both state and federal courts in lawsuits alleging breach of contract, unfair trade practices, fraud, and other business torts, on behalf of a breadth of commercial clients including auto parts distributors, radio stations, energy companies and municipalities.

Employment

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.

Walker Sewell, L.L.P.

Kemp Smith, P.C.

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

American Bar Association

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

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Dallas
Tollway Plaza I
16000 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75248
T: 214-420-5517
F: 214-420-5501

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Education

Southern Methodist University, J.D., 2000

Texas State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1997