The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

David  Disiere
Martin,Disiere, Jefferson, and Wisdom L.L.P.

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Mr. Disiere is a founding partner of Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., one of Texas¿ most well known and respected insurance litigation firms. Before entering private practice, Mr. Disiere gained a wealth of experience through 13 years working in-house for the largest property and casualty insurer in the world. He has managed claims personnel, both defended and managed first and third party litigation involving high profile insurance disputes and assisted in the development of corporate level policies and procedures. His last five years in-house, he managed and worked as co-counsel on a wide variety of extra-contractual, first-party litigation in several states throughout the nation and, primarily, across the state of Texas. He has been involved in complex Texas Department of Insurance issues, developing compliance and response strategies, coverage interpretation, litigation and the development and implementation of effective litigation strategies in complex cases before the Texas Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Mr. Disiere is an adjunct professor of Property and Casualty Insurance Law at the University of Houston Law Center and also holds an Associate in Claims (AIC) designation from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters. He also maintains an active practice developing and shaping Texas insurance jurisprudence involving bad faith, insurance coverage, first and third-party litigation and related issues.