Prominent insurance defense attorney and founder of women-owned Perry Law takes on new role
DALLAS – Meloney Perry, founder of the Dallas-based insurance defense law firm Perry Law P.C., has been elected as the 2017-18 chair of the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
“I am honored to be elected by my peers to lead the Insurance Law Section,” said Ms. Perry. “Insurance law touches upon and plays a role in almost every area of the law. The Insurance Law Section includes many great legal minds and resources, which make us all better lawyers.”
The State Bar of Texas includes legal sections in specialized fields, allowing lawyers with shared interests and professional experiences to build a closer association. The Insurance Law Section enables attorneys to address areas of Texas insurance law in a bipartisan manner through both policyholder and insurance company attorneys. This section focuses on both substantive, procedural insurance law and litigation with a goal of educating and serving the legal profession and public.
In her role as the chair of the Insurance Law section, Ms. Perry will also oversee the Journal of Texas Insurance Law, which is written and edited by section members and published three to four times a year to provide continuing education on insurance law.
Ms. Perry is a well-known insurance defense attorney in the Dallas area with 20 years of experience defending insurance companies in coverage disputes, bad faith and class action litigation. A Women’s Business Enterprise National Counsel-certified business, the firm serves as the primary regional counsel for a major national insurance firm. Perry Law also represents business owners across the country involved in insurance and business disputes.
As an author and frequent presenter on insurance coverage and the law, Ms. Perry often conducts Continued Legal Education seminars for clients.