Jason S. Schulze

Member

Houston

(832) 214-3916

(832) 214-3905

Jason S. Schulze concentrates his practice in subrogation and recovery representing individuals, companies and insurers who have sustained significant property damage.  He has litigated and tried to verdict claims involving property losses in the energy, petrochemical, commercial and transportation fields.  He routinely represents domestic and foreign insurers, as well as companies with significant property damage deductibles or self-insured retentions.  During his career, he has tried more than 35 cases to jury verdict and has handled several appeals.

Jason received his Bachelor of Arts from Baylor University in 1993, and earned his law degree at Texas Tech University School of Law in 1996. 

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Names Five Attorneys Shareholder

September 10, 2009

Cozen O’Connor recently named five members shareholder: Tia C. Ghattas (Chicago), Richard C. Mason (Philadelphia), Mark E. Opalisky (Philadelphia), Frances R. Roggenbaum (Harrisburg) and Jason S. Schulze (Houston).

Publications

The Role of the Limitation of Liability Act in Maritime Subrogation Claims [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 16, 2021

A key issue that usually surfaces during a maritime subrogation action involving an allision (the striking of one ship upon another ship that is stationary) is the Limitation of Liability Act. The Limitation of Liability Act generally allows a vessel owner to limit its liability exposure after a...

Hurricane Harvey Litigation Update: Conflicting Opinions Spur Trial on Damages and Appeal [Alert]

January 11, 2021

Jason Schulze, Stephen Halbeisen, Jake Skaggs Elliott Feldman and Kevin Hughes discuss the status of the litigation arising out of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Houston on August 25, 2017,

Imposing Liability on the Non-Manufacturing Seller of a Product in Texas [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

May 02, 2016

It is not unusual to face a situation where a product implicated in a loss is manufactured by a foreign defendant. Typically, the product has been manufactured in another country and distributed by a domestic company or otherwise sold by a domestic retailer. In such situations there can be a...

New Hurdles for Defect Claims by Condo Associations in Texas [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

October 30, 2015

There are two new sections in the Texas Property Code which will provide protection for developers and their design professionals from actions brought by condominium associations for construction defect or design claims. The impetus for this change grew out of concerns by developers and design...

Are "Sound Waves" the Future for Fighting Fires? [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

May 06, 2015

For their senior research project, two young engineering students at George Mason University came across an experiment conducted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (“DARPA”) in 2012 called “acoustic suppression of flame.” In a nutshell, the experiment focused on whether sound waves...

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Subrogation in the Age of COVID

March 24, 2021 - Webinar

Anatomy of a Subrogation Claim

February 08, 2018 - Houston, TX

Houston Claims Association's February CE Seminar

February 08, 2017 - Houston, TX

NEFCO Subrogation Seminar

November 17, 2016 - Houston, TX

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1993
  • Texas
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas