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Christiane (C.J.) Chambers

Senior Associate
cchambers@ds-lawyers.com
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Phone: 713-580-8900
Fax: 713-580-8910

450 Gears Rd, #350
Houston, Texas 77067

Ms. Chambers focuses her practice on property insurance, coverage disputes, and claims handling matters, primarily in the State of Texas. She works almost exclusively on first party insurance litigation matters, protecting insurance carriers from bad faith claims.

Prior to joining Doyen Sebesta, Ms. Chambers practiced in the Houston area and gained valuable experience through her involvement in hundreds of first party insurance cases across the state. She has developed expertise related to wind/hail claims and has successfully resolved many through mediations with better than anticipated results. She understands the intricacies of working with Plaintiffs, their counsel and various adjusters to achieve the desired results for her clients.

Representative Cases

In Re Farmers Insurance Company Wind/Hail Storm Litigation, before the Multidistrict Litigation Panel of Texas, No. 14-0882. Assisted in successfully moving for consolidation of approximately 1,500+ hail and wind storm cases, pending in multiple counties across the state of Texas, into three MDL pretrial courts in Harris County, Webb County and Tarrant County.

Education

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2006
Journal of Texas Consumer Law -- Contributing Editor
Phi Alpha Delta
Interned at the Harris County District Attorney's Office (second chair in criminal trial and co-authored appellate brief for 14th Circuit Court of Appeals which was affirmed)

B.A., Psychology, Stephens College, 1997

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State of Texas, 2009
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Houston Young Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Association of Women Attorneys

Defense Research Institute