Of Counsel

Katie Glenn is a fierce competitor and determined advocate for insurance policyholders, with deep experience in all types of insurance disputes, including matters involving:

  • Commercial general liability and construction defect liability
  • Director and officer liability
  • Cyber
  • Transactional liability
  • Fiduciary liability
  • Errors and omissions
  • Employment practices liability
  • Securities broker/dealer liability
  • Insurance broker liability

Katie’s prior work representing insurance companies gives her an insider’s perspective that is invaluable to her representation of corporate insureds. Armed with that information, she identifies and solves complicated insurance issues while delivering proven solutions for clients.

As a former business owner, Katie knows the challenges businesses face on a daily basis and uses that insight to anticipate her clients’ needs. She approaches each case with the same focus and drive that helped her win three NCAA swimming championships before moving on to set six world records in U.S. Masters Swimming.

Katie’s practice includes extensive experience in:

  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Bad faith coverage denials
  • Insurance code violations
  • Deceptive Trade Practices (DTPA) violations
  • Breach of contract
  • Coverage analysis

Katie’s strategic approach to coverage disputes and her keen ability to simplify complex issues make her a powerful advocate for policyholders.


  • January 2009 “Contractual Risk Transfer in Construction Contracts” presentation at Cooper & Scully Annual Construction Seminar, Dallas, Texas
  • April 2009 “‘Additional Insured’ Status and Rights: What are the Obligations of the Insurer to the Additional Insured?” presentation at the 16th Annual Insurance Symposium, Dallas, Texas
  • Spring 2008 “Insurance Decisions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit” article in Texas Tech Law Review [40 TEX. TECH L. REV. 666]
  • May 2008 “‘Integral Part’ Test: An Accepted Substitute for the Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage ‘Actual Physical Contact’ Requirement? Not in Texas” presentation at the International Risk Management Institute, Dallas, Texas
  • March 2008 “What You ‘Auto’ Know About Texas Auto and General Liability Policies” presentation at Cooper & Scully 15th Annual Insurance Symposium, Dallas, Texas
  • March 2007 “Let’s Make a Deal: Insurance Appraisal, The Who, What, When, Where, and How” presentation at Cooper & Scully 14th Annual Insurance Symposium, Dallas, Texas
  • January 2007 “Dealing with Multiple Owners: Condominium Construction Defect Litigation” presentation at Cooper & Scully 2nd Annual Construction Symposium, Dallas, Texas
  • March 2006 “Prompt Payment of Claims, The Unanswered Question: Should Article 21.55 Apply to the Duty to Defend,” Cooper & Scully 13th Annual Bad Faith Seminar, Dallas, Texas
  • December 2005 “Algorithm for Construction of Insurance Policies” article written for presentation at the State Bar of Texas 10th Annual Insurance Law Institute, Austin, Texas
  • Winter 2004 “Should College Football’s Currency Read ‘In BCS We Trust’ Or Is it Just Monopoly Money? Antitrust Implications of the Bowl Championship Series” article in Texas Tech Law Review [37 TEX. TECH L. REV.167]


  • Recognized as a California Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, 2012 to 2016
  • Recognized as a Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, 2011 to 2012


  • Maritime Law Association, 2013 – present
  • DRI, 2011 – 2016
  • Chair, North Texas Masters Swimming Committee,
    2007 – 2008
  • Executive Managing Editor, Texas Tech Law Review,
    2004 – 2005
  • 6-time World Record Holder, FINA Masters Swimming
  • Head Coach-Owner, Off Piste Aquatics, 2016 – present
  • United States Masters Swimming, Level 3 Coach,
    2015 – present
  • Member, U.S. National Swimming Team, 2000 – 2001


Before joining Amy Stewart Law, Katie was a partner in the California law firm Lautmann & Glenn LLP, where she represented clients in all aspects of state and federal litigation. She previously practiced with Armstrong & Associates, LLP, another California firm where she handled maritime litigation cases on behalf of vessel owners, and Dallas-based Cooper & Scully, P.C., where she handled a variety of insurance litigation on behalf of insurance carriers.


  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2005, cum laude
  • B.A., Southern Methodist University, Economics & Public Relations, 1999, cum laude


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuitt
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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