Frank S. Patel

Shanin Turner

August 9, 2018



Mark Scudder

April 13, 2018



R. Kendall Yow

November 29, 2013



Practice Description

Ms. Yow represents financial institutions in litigation arising from residential loans and real property transactions.

Representative Experience

Represented financial institutions in various litigation matters involving state and federal debt collection.

Defended financial institutions against a range of claims, including wrongful foreclosure, fraud, breach of contract, and Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations.

Judicial intern, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Austin, Texas, 2006

Staff Assistant, U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Washington, DC, 2005

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships

Foundation Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Member, Dallas Bar Association

Selected Published Cases

Soin v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., CIV.A. H-14-1861, 2014 WL 4386003 (S.D. Tex. Sept. 4, 2014).

Reece v. U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n, 4:13-CV-982-O, 2014 WL 301022 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 28, 2014), aff’d, 762 F.3d 422 (5th Cir. 2014).

Murray v. U.S. Bank Nat. Ass’n, 411 S.W.3d 926 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2013, no pet.).

Clarkson v. Deutsche Bank Nat. Trust Co., 331 S.W.3d 837 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 2011).

Gregory K. Winslett

November 29, 2013



Practice Description

Mr. Winslett handles complex insurance litigation, professional liability defense (including lawyers, engineers, architects and insurance agents), products liability defense, toxic torts, catastrophic injury and wrongful death, construction/surety cases and first party property claims.

Representative Experience

Representation primarily on defense side, but also represented plaintiff-insurers in complex commercial and insurance litigation.

Chair of the firm’s Professional Liability Practice and Insurance Practice Groups.

Faculty member of numerous NITA-sponsored trial advocacy programs.

Handled virtually every type of insurance based litigation in courts throughout the United States.

Awards & Honors

“Texas Super Lawyers” (Texas Monthly magazine, 2004-2013)

“Texas Top-Rated Lawyers” (Dallas Morning News & The Wallstreet Journal, 2013)

“Top 100 Texas Lawyers” (Texas Monthly magazine, 2006)

AV ® PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell rating

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

Frequent lecturer in seminars sponsored by State Bar of Texas including “The Ultimate Insurance Seminar.”

Hanson v. Greystar Development & Const., LP, 317 S.W.3d 850 (Tex. App. — Fort Worth 2010, pet. denied)

Lennar v. Great American et al, 2005 WL 1324833 (Houston [14 Dist] 2005)

Insurance Bad Faith: The Insurer’s Prospective.

Roberts v. Healy, 991 S.W.2d 873 (Tex. App. Houston [14th Dist.] 1999)

Universal Life Ins. Co. v. Giles, 950 S.W.2d 48 (Tex. 1997)

U.S. Fire v. Williams, 955 S.W.2d 267 (Tex. 1997)

Stephen Ferguson v. Mt. Hawley Insurance Co., Civil Action No. 2:03-CV-381 (Eastern District of Texas – Marshall Division) (2004)

Bayou Bend Homes v. Scottsdale Insurance Co., 2006 WL 2037564

TIG Ins. Co. v. North America Van Lines, 170 S.W.3d 264 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2005, no pet.)

RLI Ins. Co. v. Maxxon Southwest, Inc, 265 F. Supp. 727 (N.D. Tex. 2003)

Pierre v. Newman, Davenport & Epstein, 2006 WL 1522613 (Tex. App. – Dallas)

Mt. Hawley Ins. Co. v. Wright Materials, Inc., 2005 WL 2805565 (N.D. Tex. 2005)

West American Ins. Co. v. RLI Ins. Co., 698 F.3d 1069 (8th Cir. 2012)

Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Mt. Hawly Ins. Co., 2011 WL 9169946 (5th Cir. 2012)

William R. Weinberg

November 29, 2013