Ms. Dunten’s practice at Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P. includes a wide range of coverage and bad faith matters both prior to and during insurance litigation. She has 20 years of experience in insurance coverage litigation and her areas of expertise include coverage analysis and insurance litigation arising out of auto, homeowners, and commercial property polices as well as CGL policies. Ms. Dunten regularly provides coverage analysis to insurers regarding their Texas claims involving a variety of policy lines and including complex inter-carrier disputes and additional insured issues as well as advice regarding first-party claims-handling under Texas law.



  • Allianz
  • Arch Insurance
  • Lemonade
  • Lloyd’s Of London member entities and syndicates

Professional Affiliations


State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

News & Insights


Author and Presenter: The Peculiar Problem of Additional Insureds, presented at
the Circle of Excellence Houston Seminar, November 2015

Author: Law Update 2010, presented to the Houston Claims Association, April 2010

Author: “The Changing Face of Commercial Liability Insurance; Update on Specialty Lines,” presented at University of Houston Law Foundation’s Seminar, Insurance and Tort Claims, March 2007

Author and Speaker: “Legislative Update, Including the Re-Codification of Article 21.21 and 21.55,” Houston Claims Association, 2007



University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1998

Rice University, B.A., 1995


  • Texas Courts
  • United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas


  • Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., October 2010 − present
  • McFall, Breitbeil & Shults, P.C., October 2006 – September 2010
  • Taylor & Taylor, January 2000 – April 2004
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