Marcus R. Tucker Partner

Marcus Tucker's practice includes the investigation and defense of claims resulting from oilfield and maritime casualties, construction defects, personal injury and transportation related accidents. His practice also involves the litigation of commercial disputes through trial and arbitration. In addition, Mr. Tucker litigates and provides advice on contractual indemnity and insurance coverage issues on behalf of both corporate clients and insurance companies.

Insights

Publications
  • Whitepaper: "Contractual Risk Transfer: Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions Under Texas and Maritime Law" (2015)
  • Whitepaper: "Texas Claims Handling Manual" (2013)
  • "Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by Typical Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions in Oil and Gas Contracts," 57 The Advocate 45 (Winter 2011)
  • "Eleven Issues Regarding Contractual Liability Coverage," 11 Journal of Texas Insurance Law 2, (Spring 2011)
Speaking Engagements
  • "Shifting Risk in a Shifting Environment: Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Issues After Deep Water Horizon," Houston Marine Insurance Seminar (Fall 2013)
  • "Remedies Under Marine Policies of Insurance and Related Principles," Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Summer 2013)
  • ABA TIPS 2012 Annual Insurance Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program - Contractual Liability Coverage, Phoenix, AZ (Spring 2012)
  • "Restrictions in Additional Insured Endorsements and Related Issues," University of Texas Annual Insurance Law Institute, Austin, TX (Fall 2011)
News

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Maritime Law Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Construction Section and Insurance Section)

Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2017-2018

Education

  • University of Texas
    J.D., 1990; Phi Delta Phi
  • Baylor University
    B.B.A., 1987

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Publications
  • Whitepaper: "Contractual Risk Transfer: Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions Under Texas and Maritime Law" (2015)
  • Whitepaper: "Texas Claims Handling Manual" (2013)
  • "Insurance Coverage Issues Raised by Typical Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Provisions in Oil and Gas Contracts," 57 The Advocate 45 (Winter 2011)
  • "Eleven Issues Regarding Contractual Liability Coverage," 11 Journal of Texas Insurance Law 2, (Spring 2011)
Speaking Engagements
  • "Shifting Risk in a Shifting Environment: Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Issues After Deep Water Horizon," Houston Marine Insurance Seminar (Fall 2013)
  • "Remedies Under Marine Policies of Insurance and Related Principles," Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Summer 2013)
  • ABA TIPS 2012 Annual Insurance Litigation Committee Mid-Year Program - Contractual Liability Coverage, Phoenix, AZ (Spring 2012)
  • "Restrictions in Additional Insured Endorsements and Related Issues," University of Texas Annual Insurance Law Institute, Austin, TX (Fall 2011)
News
  • Maritime Law Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Construction Section and Insurance Section)
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2017-2018