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Lisa L. Fitzpatrick

Lisa practices in the area of insurance coverage and bad faith.

ABOUT

Lisa has advised insurers regarding coverage and bad faith issues in connection with both first-party and third-party claims.  She has analyzed coverage under general liability, professional liability, property insurance, and cyber policies in matters involving construction and design defects, products liability, intellectual property infringement, property loss, and breach of privacy. She also has represented insurers in disputes involving commercial and residential property insurance claims and allegations of bad faith. Before focusing on insurance, Lisa practiced business law for three years, drafting contracts and assisting clients with a variety of business matters and transactions. 

Practice Areas

 

Notable Representations

  • Analyzed coverage issues and insurers’ duty to defend in a complex dispute involving professional liability issues and contractual obligations arising from a California wildfire.  

  • Prepared coverage opinions analyzing third-party claims against architects, engineers, and construction professionals under professional liability policies.  

  • Prepared coverage opinions for insurers in a series of third-party, products liability claims alleging bodily injury and property damage resulting exploding vape products.

  • Negotiated and drafted purchasing contracts for the procurement and replacement of a

national waste disposal company’s fleet of collection vehicles.

 

experience

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2002

  • University of Virginia, B.A. with distinction in English, 1997

Admissions

  • Louisiana State Bar

  • Texas State Bar

  • Federal Eastern District of Louisiana

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association

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