Cozen O’Connor: Lemoine, Stephanie Villagomez

Stephanie Villagomez Lemoine

Counsel

Houston

(832) 214-3969

(832) 214-3905

Stephanie is an experienced litigator handling a wide range of insurance coverage matters. She represents insurers in complex litigation and declaratory judgment actions involving insurance coverage and bad faith insurance claims in all phases of litigation and appeals in state and federal courts.

Committed to her community, Stephanie volunteers for Louisiana Appleseed and serves on the board of directors of 'WEEN DREAM. She is also a member of the Hague Convention Attorney Network, an all-volunteer network of attorneys administered by the Department of State to provide pro bono representation in international parental child abduction cases.

Stephanie earned her J.D. from Tulane University Law School and her undergraduate degree in international studies and French from Texas A&M University. 

Publications

QUITE THE SPLIT: LOUISIANA THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL APPLIES TEN-YEAR PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD TO CONTRACT-BASED BAD FAITH CLAIMS [Avoiding Insurance Bad Faith Blog]

March 05, 2019

In a surprising decision on rehearing, on February 4, 2019, a panel of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal reversed itself and held that bad faith claims arising out an insurance contract are subject to a ten-year prescriptive period rather than a one-year prescriptive period.[1] Fils v....

Privacy Concerns [2019 Best's Review]

March 01, 2019

Stephanie Lemoine discusses the age of insurtech and why consumers must be aware of what information insurers are sharing with third parties. She also expands on the Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which is the most broad-sweeping legislation regarding personal identifying information.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Advanced Insurance Bad Faith

December 12, 2018 -

Practice Areas

Education

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 2004
  • Louisiana
  • Texas

Hispanic National Bar Association

Association of Women Attorneys

New Orleans Bar Association