Suzanne Caldwell Ekvall

Suzanne Ekvall graduated with honors from Texas Tech University with a degree in finance in 1983. Thereafter, she obtained her law degree from Texas Tech University in 1986. After graduation from law school, she was privileged to serve as briefing attorney for Chief Justice Clarence Guittard and, upon his retirement, Chief Justice Craig Enoch at the Fifth District Court of Appeals at Dallas. Ms. Ekvall joined the litigation firm of Bailey & Williams in 1988 and later became partner, where she concentrated on the representation of hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice litigation, large vehicular accident cases, bad faith insurance litigation and mass toxic tort litigation. After leaving Bailey & Williams, Ms. Ekvall had her own practice for many years before joining the law firm of Ekvall & Byrne, L.L.P. in 2009, during which she concentrated her practice on the representation of defendants in complex cases.

Ms. Ekvall gives talks and presentations to various industry groups on current litigation issues.

Education:
Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Texas Tech University, B.B.A. with honors, 1983

Bar Admissions:
Texas

Court Admissions:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Practice Areas:
Insurance Defense Litigation
Commercial Bad Faith
Automobile Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability

Professional Affiliations and Memberships:
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
American Bar Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
TADC Trial Academy
Inns of Court (nominated by Chief Justice Enoch)

Articles:
Co-author with Chief Justice Craig T. Enoch Jr.: “Venue a Judicial Perspective,” CLE Civil Trial Course Publication, 1987

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