Stephen Pate, a member in the firm's Global Insurance Practice, was quoted in Law360's article, "There's A Storm Brewing For Some Texas Contractors." A class action born in the aftermath of a May 2011 hail storm could have far-reaching effects on the Texas roofing industry as a state court considers claims that a contractor illegally acted as an insurance adjuster. Stephen commented on the issue by highlighting, "there were many, many unscrupulous contractors who were telling, frankly, some very hard-hit people, who were often very poor people, ‘You let me handle this, I’ll get you all sorts of money,’ and they never should’ve been in business in the first place. They were vultures.”
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