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Sedgwick LLP

L. Kimberly Steele
Special Counsel

Dallas, Texas
tel: 469.227.8200
fax: 469.227.8004

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Kim Steele has more than twenty years of experience resolving and litigating complex commercial insurance disputes, including matters relating to insurance coverage disputes, extra-contractual claims, disputes between excess and primary carriers and disputes between insurance and reinsurance companies.  She has provided coverage advice, litigated and/or appealed matters arising out of a wide variety of insurance policies, including general liability, commercial property, homeowners, automobile, specialty lines, workers’ compensation, directors’ and officers’ liability, and reinsurance.  Ms. Steele has successfully defended and prosecuted many  insurance coverage and bad faith lawsuits, having achieved a number of summary judgment victories in cases involving first party and third party claims.   She also counsels insurers and reinsurers on policy drafting and interpretation, appraisal. issues and the avoidance of bad faith.  

Areas of Concentration

Insurance Coverage; Insurance Litigation; Insurance Bad Faith Defense

Admissions

Texas; U.S. District Court (E.D. Tex.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Tex.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Tex.); U.S. District Court (W.D. Tex.)

Education

J.D. (1990) Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
B.S. (1986) Southern Methodist University, magna cum laude