HOUSTON – Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – Stephen Pate, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Global Insurance Department, has been named one of Law360’s 2019 Editorial Advisory Board members. According to Law360, the purpose of the editorial advisory board is to get feedback on their coverage and gain insight from experts in the field on how best to shape future coverage.
Stephen Pate focuses his litigation practice on property insurance matters, Directors and Officers insurance matters, business interruption issues, CGL insurance matters, builders risk matters, commercial general liability insurance disputes, fraud, and various other extracontractual litigation matters. Over a 30 year career in coverage work, he has tried more than 45 first-party extracontractual cases to verdict.
A fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel, in May 2017 Stephen was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Regents. ACCEC was established in 2012 and is composed of preeminent lawyers representing both insurers and policyholders involved in coverage and extracontractual matters. Since 2006 he has also been recognized by Chamber and Partners USA in Insurance-Texas. Stephen is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Law Institute, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, and Law360's Editorial Advisory Boards: Insurance.
Stephen received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University. Stephen earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. While in law school, he was research editor for the Vanderbilt Journal and he is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
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