TWIA Firm Nixed Over Phantom Conflict, Appeals Court Told

Law360, Houston (March 28, 2013, 5:12 PM EDT) -- Martin Disiere Jefferson & Wisdom LLP asked a Texas appeals court Wednesday to overturn its disqualification as counsel to the state’s windstorm insurer because it is only based on trial attorney Steve Mostyn’s unhappiness with the firm’s refusal to settle cases he is pursuing.

In a brief filed with the First District Court of Appeals, Martin Disiere claims that Mostyn and Galveston attorney Craig Eiland concocted a conflict of interest between the firm and the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association after settlement efforts relating to 400 of...
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