Of Ernest's client service, Mark Chloupek of La Quinta Inns says, "Ernest Martin of Haynes and Boone has provided phenomenal representation for various affiliate entities. His expertise during complex insurance litigation combined with his strong business sense has enabled us to successfully prevail on numerous occasions. I would highly recommend him!" (Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Directory, 2010) Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010 said "Ernest Martin (Band 1) is described by clients as 'probably one of the top coverage counsel in the country.' He knows the area inside-out and is a creative thinker with outstanding negotiation skills."
Ernest serves as head of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Practice Group and is a current member of the firm's managing Board of Directors.
EducationJ.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1987, Associate Editor, International Tax & Business Lawyer
B.A., Psychology and Legal Studies, Rice University, 1984
Significant AccomplishmentsRepresenting clients in multi-million dollar coverage litigation involving coverage related to:
Directors and officers litigation
Environmental superfund clean-up and property damage claims
Toxic tort and lead poisoning claims
Construction defect claims
Product liability claims
Intellectual property claims
Business interruption claims
Sexual abuse claims
Nursing home wrongful death claims
Malicious prosecution claims
Representing clients in disputes concerning coverage for major property damage claims.
Representing clients in connection with claims for coverage for professional liability claims, including legal malpractice.
Representing clients in connection with bad faith claims related to alleged mishandling of coverage disputes.
Professional AssociationsState Bar of Texas; Dallas Bar Association; American Bar Association; College of the State Bar of Texas; W.M. "Mac" Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court
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