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Marcus Tucker's practice includes the investigation and defense of claims resulting from oilfield and maritime casualties, construction defects, personal injury and transportation related accidents. His practice also involves the litigation of commercial disputes through trial and arbitration. In addition, Marcus litigates and provides advice on contractual indemnity and insurance coverage issues on behalf of both corporate clients and insurance companies.

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Publications
  • How Texans Can Find Possible Relief for Non-Performance Caused by COVID-19 (April, 2020)
  • Whitepaper: "Contractual Risk Transfer: Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions Under Texas and Maritime Law" (2015)
  • Whitepaper: "Texas Claims Handling Manual" (2013)
  • "Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by Typical Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions in Oil and Gas Contracts," 57 The Advocate 45 (Winter 2011)
  • "Eleven Issues Regarding Contractual Liability Coverage," 11 Journal of Texas Insurance Law 2, (Spring 2011)
Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter, "Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by Contractual Indemnity Provisions in Oil and Gas Contracts," IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Virtual Conference (November 2020)
  • Presenter, "Twelve Rules of Contractual Risk Transfer," Houston Claims Association CE Luncheon (April 2019)
  • "Shifting Risk in a Shifting Environment: Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Issues After Deep Water Horizon," Houston Marine Insurance Seminar (Fall 2013)
  • "Remedies Under Marine Policies of Insurance and Related Principles," Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Summer 2013)
  • ABA TIPS 2012 Annual Insurance Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program - Contractual Liability Coverage, Phoenix, AZ (Spring 2012)
  • "Restrictions in Additional Insured Endorsements and Related Issues," University of Texas Annual Insurance Law Institute, Austin, TX (Fall 2011)
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Memberships & Affiliations

  • Maritime Law Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Section and Insurance Section

Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law, The Best Lawyers in America (2018-2021)
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers (2017-2019)

Education

  • University of Texas
    J.D., 1990
  • Baylor University
    B.B.A., 1987

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • 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. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publications
  • How Texans Can Find Possible Relief for Non-Performance Caused by COVID-19 (April, 2020)
  • Whitepaper: "Contractual Risk Transfer: Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions Under Texas and Maritime Law" (2015)
  • Whitepaper: "Texas Claims Handling Manual" (2013)
  • "Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by Typical Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions in Oil and Gas Contracts," 57 The Advocate 45 (Winter 2011)
  • "Eleven Issues Regarding Contractual Liability Coverage," 11 Journal of Texas Insurance Law 2, (Spring 2011)
Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter, "Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by Contractual Indemnity Provisions in Oil and Gas Contracts," IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Virtual Conference (November 2020)
  • Presenter, "Twelve Rules of Contractual Risk Transfer," Houston Claims Association CE Luncheon (April 2019)
  • "Shifting Risk in a Shifting Environment: Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Issues After Deep Water Horizon," Houston Marine Insurance Seminar (Fall 2013)
  • "Remedies Under Marine Policies of Insurance and Related Principles," Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Summer 2013)
  • ABA TIPS 2012 Annual Insurance Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program - Contractual Liability Coverage, Phoenix, AZ (Spring 2012)
  • "Restrictions in Additional Insured Endorsements and Related Issues," University of Texas Annual Insurance Law Institute, Austin, TX (Fall 2011)
News
  • Maritime Law Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Section and Insurance Section
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law, The Best Lawyers in America (2018-2021)
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers (2017-2019)