JASON C. MCLAURIN

Jason McLaurin is a founding member of McLaurin Law, PLLC. He has over a decade of experience representing clients at trial, arbitration, and mediation in matters concerning insurance policyholder recovery disputes, complex commercial litigation, and catastrophic personal injury claims. He also represents businesses as outside general counsel for clients in a variety of industries including construction, oil and gas, maritime, technology, and professional services. He is licensed and handles matters in both Texas and Louisiana.

Practice Areas

Education:

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with honors, 2002

Honors & Awards:

  • Rising Stars - Super Lawyers - Thomson Reuters (2013-2018)
  • 10/10 "Superb" Rating - Avvo.com
  • Top Lawyer - Houstonia Magazine (2015, 2017)
  • Texas Bar College, Member

Professional Associations:

  • Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Council Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Former Board Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Courts
  • Louisiana Courts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Speaking Engagements:

  • "Business Interruption Insurance: What is it, How is it Triggered, and What Is It Intended to Cover?," 15th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, State Bar of Texas 2018 
  • "The Independent Injury Rule: A View from Both Sides of the Aisle," 21st Annual Insurance Law Institute 2016
  • "Decoding Cyber Risks," Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Spring Meeting 2016
  • "Long Tail Liability Claims," 12th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, State Bar of Texas 2015

Publications:

  • Managing Editor - Journal of Texas Insurance Law (2018- ??)
  • Associate Editor - Journal of Texas Insurance Law (2016-2018)
  • “An Overview of Business Interruption Insurance,” 15th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, State Bar of Texas 2018
  • Editor - Texas Association of Defense Counsel Commercial Litigation Newsletter (2012-2017)
  • "The Independent Injury Rule: A View from Both Sides of the Aisle," State Bar of Texas 21st Annual Insurance Law Institute 2016
  • "Decoding Cyber Risks," TADC Magazine, Spring/Summer 2016
  • "A Practitioner's Guide to Long-Tail Liability Claims in Texas," Journal of Texas Insurance Law, Winter 2016
  • "Overview of Long-Tail Claims for the Texas Practitioner," State Bar of Texas 12th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, State Bar of Texas 2015