- Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2005
- Otterbein College, B.A., 1994
Bar and Court Admissions
- State Court: Texas
- U.S. District Court: Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Past Professional Experience
- Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, 2005-2006
Jennifer L. Gibbs
901 Main Street
Dallas TX 75202
Jennifer's practice is devoted to insurance coverage and litigation. Jennifer has experience in a broad range of litigation matters involving first party property, reinsurance, general liability, directors and officers and environmental liability coverage issues. Jennifer has been involved in numerous first party property and reinsurance claims arising out of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Ike. Prior to law school, Jennifer worked as both a risk manager and an independent insurance agent, specializing in large commercial property exposures.
In 2012, Jennifer received the Advocate designation from the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), a dedicated team of professors, judges and practicing lawyers who believe that skilled and ethical advocacy is a critical component of legal professionalism and all systems of dispute resolution that seek justice.
Jennifer was recently accepted into the L.L.M. in Insurance Law program at the University of Connecticut School of Law.
All Metals Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., (Insurance coverage dispute over the number of occurrences relating to an interruption of electrical service during the operation of a large rotary furnace)
Obtained dismissal of property insurance coverage case arising from Hurricane Katrina via peremptory exception of prescription. Ruling was sustained by a Louisiana Court of Appeals.
Represented commercial property insurer in $23 million coverage litigation arising from damage to nursing home facilities allegedly caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Litigated and resolved numerous first party property claims arising from damage to apartment complexes in and around the Houston area caused by Hurricane Ike.
Represented insurers in multi-million dollar business interruption claim for hospital complex caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Articles & Presentations
"10 Issues For Property Insurers Of Hard-Luck Insureds," Insurance Law360, July 19, 2012, co-author
"Myths and Realities of Bad Faith Claims in the United States," Subrogation Association of North Texas, June 2012, presenter
"Texas Bad Faith Update: Overview and Emerging Trends," Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas, January 2010, presenter
- State Bar of Texas
- Dallas Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Dallas Women Lawyers Association
- Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program