W. Edward Carlton
W. Edward Carlton
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D., 1986)
University of North Carolina (B.A., 1981)
Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas, 1987
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Affiliations and Memberships
Member, Defense Research Institute (Insurance Law Committee, 2003-present; SIU/Fraud Subcommittee Co-Chair, 2014-present; Steering Committee, 2014-present) (Commercial Litigation Committee, 2006-present)
Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Board of Directors, 1999-2005; Dallas Area Vice-President, 2002-2005)
Member, State Bar of Texas (Tort and Insurance Law Committee)
Member, Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (2010-2012)
Member, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (Extra-Contractual Committee, 2009-present)
Has provided insurance coverage opinions, counsel and representation in disputes and litigation involving commercial and personal automobile liability, commercial general liability, uninsured/underinsured motorist liability, professional liability, first party property, workers’ compensation and employers’ liability, directors’ and officers’ liability and umbrella liability policies.
Has represented national primary and excess insurance carriers and third-party administrators in high exposure coverage and extra-contractual “bad faith” litigation.
Has represented business clients in disputes involving attorneys, insurance brokers, agents, carriers, third-party administrators, claims representatives and self-insureds.
Has defended construction companies, contractors and professional employer organizations in suits involving alleged construction defects and catastrophic damages and injuries.