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Bart Hall practices in the area of insurance and reinsurance, and concentrates on coverage and reinsurance issues arising out of a wide range of claims, including environmental and latent injury claims, business torts, intellectual property claims, labor and employment related claims and construction defect claims, as well as issues involving insured and additional insured status, self-insured retentions and general claims handling issues under third-party and first-party policies.


Mr. Hall is a resident in the Houston and New Orleans offices. However, he counsels insurers and represents them in litigation throughout the country, and has been admitted to practice pro hac vice before state or federal courts in twenty-three other states.


He is the editor of the firm’s quarterly insurance publication, the Insurance Law Report.


Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 100%

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Phelps Dunbar

700 Louisiana Street, Suite 2600
Houston, TX, 77002-2774


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199207/16/2016
LAEligible to practice law197707/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesTrademark and Trade Dress Infringement on the Internet and Advertising Injury Issues2001
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesAn Historical Perspective on Attempted Recovery of Y2K Expenses Under Sue and Labor Clauses1999
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesA Logical Approach to Advertising Injury Coverage1999
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesRecognizing the Limits of Advertising Injury Offenses1998
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesDiscovering the ‘Accident' in the Occurrence Definition1998
Mealey's Emerging Insurance Disputes"Discovering the ‘Accident' in the Occurrence Definition1997
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesKeep the ‘Advertising' in ‘Advertising Injury' Part Two1997
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesKeep the ‘Advertising' in ‘Advertising Injury' Part Two1996
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesKeep the ‘Advertising' in ‘Advertising Injury1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of TennesseeN/AMS - Masters of Science in Planning1973
Tulane UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Orleans Bar Association Bench Bar ConferenceBusiness Interruption Insurance2006
Mealey's Advanced Insurance ConferenceAdvertising Injury and Computer Claim Issues2003
Mealey's Insurance Coverage for Cyber-Torts & Intellectual Property ConferenceTrademark and Trade Dress Infringement on the Internet and Advertising Injury Issues2001
Insurance Law in LouisianaInternet Liability and Advertising Injury Coverage2000
Fourth Annual Insurance Law Institute sponsored by the University of Texas School of Law, Dallas, TexasReinsurance: What You Need to Know1999
Sexual Harassment: Litigation and Insurance Coverage ConferenceApplication of EPLI Policies to Sexual Harassment Claims1998
Recent Developments in Insurance LawCoverage Issues in Employment Related Claims1998
Emerging Insurance Battles ConferenceCoverage Issues in Employment Related Claims1998
Insurance Hot SpotsWhat Perils Face Excess Insurers in Louisiana and How to Defend Against Them1997
Insurance Coverage and Practice SymposiumKeeping Advertising Injury in Perspective1997
Emerging Insurance Battles ConferenceCoverage Issues in Intentional Act/Sexual Harassment Claims1997