Katie Thiele Promoted to Partner

It is with great pride we announce Katie Thiele’s promotion from Senior Associate to Partner. Katie joined the law firm as its first Associate in the summer of 2012. Since then, she has developed her legal skills into a first-rate lawyer, a leader of our associate ranks, and pillar of SWB’s culture. You can read more about Katie’s practice here. Congratulations, Katie!

Katie Thiele promoted to partner at Saunders, Walsh & Beard

Commercial Insurance Attorneys

The Insurance Council of Texas categorized the recent winter storm as the “largest insurance claim event in history.” At Saunders, Walsh & Beard, our insurance attorneys help businesses whose insurers have failed to perform their duties under their related policies. Therefore, if you do not receive the coverage you expect, you have options. Our insurance attorneys assist clients (large and small) to get the insurance coverage they paid for when they purchased their policy. If your company has a property damage claim your insurance company refuses to pay (or is making a “lowball” offer on) and you disagree with their decision/evaluation, then we can help. Our firm’s insurance coverage lawyers enjoy helping our clients in getting their property damage claims paid. We welcome the opportunity to discuss your case or situation. Call us today and schedule a time when we can discuss your insurance-related issue or dispute.

Insurance Coverage Claim Help at Saunders, Walsh & Beard

Mr. Alexander N. Beard & Mr. Mark D. Johnson focus their practice primarily on insurance coverage issues and related litigation. Their successful track record in these endeavors brings a great deal of recognition from fellow attorneys, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo. You can learn more about their practice here.

Seek Contract Time Extensions | Weather Delays

Seek contract time extensions for weather delays. It is imperative for contractors and subcontractors to be aware of the change order processes in their contracts and follow the correct procedures for seeking an increase in their contract time, especially with the severe weather occurring in Texas this week. Do not put off submitting a change order seeking an extension of your contract time. Many contracts require that a change order arising from a delay must be submitted within a short period of time after the delay causing event. If the request for an extension is not submitted within that timeframe, the claim could be waived.

Avoid liquidated damages for delays caused by these abnormal weather conditions. Please contact the attorneys at Saunders, Walsh & Beard if you need assistance with reviewing your contracts or submitting requests for extensions of time.


Seek Contract Extensions with Saunders, Walsh & Beard

Jacob D. Thomas is a civil litigation and construction lawyer in McKinney, TX, who has been helping individuals and businesses with their legal needs since 2003. With his experience, knowledge and skill, Jacob competently guides his clients through the complex legal system. Whether the situation calls for a hard-nosed fighter or a subtle negotiator, Jacob tailors his approach to each case based upon the particular needs of the client. Read more about Jacob here.