David L. Plaut

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  • Member at Hanna & Plaut, L.L.P. (10 Attorneys)
  • Southwest Tower, 211 East Seventh Street, Suite 600, Austin, TX 78701-3334
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    5.0/5.0 (1)
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Articles Editor, Texas Law Review. Co-Author: "Beyond the Eight Cones: Use of Extrinsic Evidence to Determine the Duty to Defend," 5 J. Tex. Ins. L. 2 (Dec. 2004); "Whose Burden Is It Anyway? Article 21.58 and the Burden of Proof in Property Cases," 2 J. Tex. Ins. Law 5 (Nov./Dec. 2000). Author: "Bad Faith Litigation Update," University of Houston, August 2004; "Gandy Busts Up Sweetheart Dealt For Good," 60 Texas Bar Journal 1112 (December 1997); "Trinity v. Cowan: Mental Anguish Is Not 'Bodily Injury' and an Intentional Tort that Results in Unintended Injuries Is Not an 'Accident'," 61 Texas Bar Journal 128 (February 1998); "Lyons v. Millers Casualty: The Last Word on the Standard for Assessing Bad Faith in Texas?" 57 Tex. B.J. 832, September 1994. Briefing Attorney, Judge Edward C. Prado, U.S. District Court, 1989-1991.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512-472-7700  Phone
University Attended:
Johns Hopkins University, B.A., with honors, 1985
Law School Attended:
University of Texas, J.D., 1989
Year of First Admission:
1990, Texas; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Travis County Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.
Birth Information:
Washington, D.C., February 22, 1963

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 05/06/12 in Insurance Bad Faith

    He is outstanding. One of the best insurance lawyers in Texas.

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