Stella Lane's practice focuses on complex insurance coverage, litigation and counseling. She represents and advises admitted and surplus lines insurers regarding various complex third-party coverage matters including claims involving insurance bad faith, construction defect, assault and battery, wrongful death, negligence, premises liability, pollution, intentional acts, motor, fraud and rescission. She advises insurance companies in investigations and adjustments of variety of claims under various policies, including multiple claimants, multiple insureds, time limited settlement demands and priority of coverage issues.
Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Stella served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where, among other duties, she served as the Senior Prosecutor for offices in Yokosuka, Japan and Mayport, Florida. She currently serves as a member of the U.S. Navy Reserve.