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  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D.
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado

Awards & Certifications

Lesley Little


Lesley E. Little represents businesses and individuals in litigation involving first-party insurance and coverage, contractual disputes, claims of defective construction, fraud, fraudulent transfers, non-complete, and trade secrets. He has over 30 years of experience handling trials, arbitrations, mediations, and evidentiary hearings.

Les’ first-party insurance practice includes the representation of policyholders with multi-million dollar property damage claims arising from hurricanes, tornadoes, hail and windstorms, and fires. He also handles duty to defend and duty to indemnify issues against liability insurers through declaratory judgment lawsuits.

Les tries cases to jury verdict in State and Federal Courts, and he has served as the lead attorney in cases involving multi-million dollar settlements or verdicts.

Selected Experience

  • Secured $10 million in insurance benefits for a major corporation after an insurer had denied coverage.
  • $8 million settlement of Hurricane Ike claim after insurer claimed damages did not exceed the deductible.
  • $1.5 million settlement from an insurer after coverage was denied.
  • Settled hail damage claim for $650,000 after insurance company said the claim was not covered.
  • Over $10 million in settlements of Hurricane Ike insurance claims.
  • Won jury trial against insurance company following insurer’s denial of claim based on vacancy exclusion-resulting in judgment that was more than double the amount of the claim.
  • $975,000 settlement of hail claim based on insurer’s improper calculation of wind/hail deductible.
  • $425,000 verdict against insurance company for denial of homeowner’s claim based on alleged arson.
  • Successfully resolved many personal injury and wrongful death claims for amounts ranging from $100,000 to $2 million.
  • Won settlement for full policy limits or more in multiple fire losses where the insurance company had wrongfully alleged arson.