Amy S. Harris

Amy S. Harris: Attorney with Macdonald Devin, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Macdonald Devin, P.C. (32 Attorneys)
  • 3800 Renaissance Tower, 1201 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75270-2130
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Biography

Amy Harris joined Macdonald Devin in 1989 and represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, primarily in insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage. She has served as state and national counsel for clients to ensure their interests are consistently protected, and is currently serving as national defense counsel for a client in major pharmaceutical litigation. She also has experience in representing clients in class actions and mass tort litigation.

Amy has represented a myriad of businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, insurers, product manufacturers and distributors, major retailers, hotels, property owners and managers, and construction companies. Her areas of expertise include appellate, insurance, products liability, personal injury and tort litigation, employment and labor law, hospitality law, premises liability, and toxic tort.

Amy provides seasoned representation for insurance companies in coverage lawsuits and disputes, including pursuing or defending the insurance company’s position in declaratory judgment actions, defending bad faith claims, analysis of coverage issues and disputes, preparation of coverage opinion letters, preparation of the carrier’s reservation of rights and denial letters, and monitoring significant claims and lawsuits in order to protect the interests of primary and excess carriers.

Her practice also includes substantial experience in trial and litigation support, including providing guidance to trial counsel in the analysis and presentation of legal issues, trial strategy, concentration on procedural issues and motions, summary judgment and dispositive motions, preparation of jury charges, presentation of arguments throughout the litigation and at trial, and briefing of complex legal issues.

Amy frequently speaks and conducts presentations for clients on legal developments and trends, as well as other issues of significance to her clients.

She is admitted to practice in all Texas state courts, U.S. District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Construction
  • Labor and Employment
  • Hospitality Law
  • Toxic Tort
  • Environmental Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-651-3323  Phone
www.macdonalddevin.com
University Attended:
Texas Tech University, B.B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
Texas Tech University, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Ninth Circuits; 1987, Texas; 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
Dallas Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
State Bar of Texas
Texas Association of Defense Counsel.
ISLN:
906677597

Peer Reviews

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