Peri H. Alkas has 27 years of extensive experience in Insurance Law and litigation related to Insurance. She has successfully taken over 65 civil and criminal cases to trial in her legal career. She primarily focuses her practice on areas such as insurance and reinsurance. She routinely handles first-party claims, extra-contractual litigation, and insurance bad faith.
Her clients range from Fortune 100 businesses to sole proprietors. Insurers usually seek services such as complex advice concerning the handling of claims, opinions related to first- and third-party coverage, guidance over Texas insurance statutes from her.
She litigates throughout the state of Texas in a wide range of civil issues such as premises liability, construction defects, theft of trade secrets, police and governmental entity defense, dram shop defense, tortious interference with business, multi-party class actions, employment lawsuits, products liability, and personal injury.
She appears before all State and Federal courts in Texas including the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Eastern, Western, Northern, & Southern District Courts of Texas.
Attorney P. H. Alkas is an active member of the Houston Bar Association, Texas Women Lawyers, the Defense Research Institute, National Association of Women Lawyers, and Texas Association of Defense Counsel.
She has served as a Volunteer at the organization called Habitat for Humanity based in Houston. She is also a Benefactor at the Seafarers Center in Galveston, TX. She participated in the Brookshire Police Department Annual Motorcycle Toy Run.
The H Texas Magazine has named her in the list of Houston’s Top Lawyers. Woodward/White, Inc. listed her in the Best Lawyers in America in the Insurance Law category in Houston in 2019 and insurance litigation category from 2017 to 2019.
She serves as the practice coordinator at the Houston insurance group of the law firm Phelps Dunbar LLP. She previously worked as a prosecutor with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office. While working there, she focussed on investigations and trials of a wide range of felony and misdemeanor cases.
Peri Alkas has obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 1992. While in law school, she serves as the Articles Editor for The Houston Journal of International Law. Before studying law, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Managerial Studies in 1989 from Rice University.
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