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  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Houston Law Center
      J.D., 2017
    • Texas A&M University
      B.A. in International Studies, cum laude, 2013
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • CLERKSHIP+
  • LANGUAGES+
    • French

While the majority of her practice involves defending catastrophic onshore and offshore personal injury claims, Sarah Maddox also handles complex construction and energy matters, as well as insurance coverage disputes. She represents a diverse group of clients in many industries, including energy, construction, marine and insurance. Sarah represents her clients from pre-suit investigation and evaluation through trial and arbitration.

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While the majority of her practice involves defending catastrophic onshore and offshore personal injury claims, Sarah Maddox also handles complex construction and energy matters, as well as insurance coverage disputes. She represents a diverse group of clients in many industries, including energy, construction, marine and insurance. Sarah represents her clients from pre-suit investigation and evaluation through trial and arbitration.

Sarah’s practice focuses primarily on defense litigation for U.S. and London market insurers across various classes of business, including:

  • Energy
  • Construction
  • Marine
  • General liability
  • Property
  • Casualty liability
  • Products liability

Her marine practice involves allision, collision and Jones Act claims. Sarah’s energy clients include oil companies and operators, drilling contractors, oilfield service companies and consultants.

In addition to her defense work, Sarah provides advice on complex coverage, defense and indemnity and additional insured matters involving the marine, energy and construction industries. She also handles claims arising under general maritime law, the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and Offshore Services Industries.

During her time at Texas A&M, she studied abroad in Aix-en-Provence and completed a litigation internship in Bryan, Texas. While studying at the University of Houston Law Center, she worked for MSCI Limited in London, completed several litigation internships and served as Senior Editor of the Journal of Consumer Law.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Mariners Club
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association
  • YoungShip Texas

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center
    J.D., 2017
  • Texas A&M University
    B.A. in International Studies, cum laude, 2013

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Languages

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Mariners Club
  • Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association
  • YoungShip Texas