Mr. Richard Andrew Schulz

Mr. Richard Andrew Schulz: Attorney with Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.

Biography

Andrew Schulz is the head of the firm’s Austin office and is a trial attorney with extensive experience in representing client’s state wide in tort and commercial litigation disputes. His practice focuses on the evaluation and resolution of matters involving third-party tort claims, construction and coverage disputes, claims handling, and other legal issues of interest to insurers conducting business in Texas. Andrew has defended clients involved in complex “business tort” disputes, construction defect claims, personal injury claims involving truck accidents, slip and falls, machine accidents, oil and gas rig accidents, boat accidents and dog bites, workers’ compensation bad faith, judicial review cases, neighbor disputes, as well as other general civil litigation.

Employment

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.

Preston & Cowan, L.L.P.

Briefing Attorney, Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas

Honors & Awards

Named to the Texas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers , a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines (2009, 2013 - 2015)

Articles and Presentations:

“Stowers Doctrine and Soriano”, MDJW Texas Insurance Seminar, November 9, 2012 (San Antonio)

“Texas Liability Insurance Update”, Austin Claims Association Summer Seminar, July 13, 2012

“Guide to Writing Stowers Letters”, South Texas Insurance Seminar, May 11, 2012 (Houston)

“Ethics Jeopardy”, Central Texas Chapter of the CPCU Society, November 16, 2011 (Austin)

“Stowers Demands”, MDJW Texas Insurance Seminar, November 15, 2011 (Dallas)

“Stowers Demands”, Insurance Seminar, November 10, 2011 (Columbus, Ohio)

“Appraisals and Arbitration”, Insurance Seminar, November 10, 2011 (Columbus, Ohio)

“Ethics Jeopardy”, Insurance Seminar, November 9, 2011 (Columbus, Ohio)

“Extracontractual Causes of Action”, June 29, 2010 (San Antonio)

“Bad Faith”, Insurance Seminar, November 23, 2009 (Des Moines, Iowa)

“Primary and Excess Coverage, Covering Key Policy Provisions and Exclusions”, University of Houston Law Foundation Advanced Insurance and Tort Claims, August 2009

“Primary and Excess Coverage”, University of Houston Law Foundation, April 17, 2009

“Ethics Jeopardy”, Central Texas CPCU Society, March 3, 2009

“Documenting Your Good Faith”, Austin Claims Association, September 4, 2008

“Ethics Jeopardy: Texas Rules of Disciplinary Procedure Reference Guide”, 15th Annual Texas Minority Counsel Program, September 6 -7, 2007

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

•MDJW First Friday Webinar - Navigating Tilley, Budgets and Billing
May 2, 2014
Andrew Schulz - presenter
•2012 MDJW Central Texas Insurance Seminar
November 9, 2012

•2012 MDJW South Texas Insurance Seminar
May 11, 2012

•2011 MDJW North Texas Insurance Seminar
November 15, 2011

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
  • Maritime and Admiralty Claims
  • Personal Injury Litigation (Products and Premises Liability)

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512.610.4425  Phone
www.mdjwlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Texas, B.B.A., with Honors, 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
2001
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; 2001, Texas
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Austin Bar Association

Houston Bar Association

Member of Defense Research Institute

Birth Information:
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1975
ISLN:
916610652

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