P. Wayne Pickering


Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom

Wayne Pickering is a partner in the Houston law firm of Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.  Mr. Pickering was born in Lawrenceville, Illinois, and attended Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois, graduating in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Business.  He worked in the oil industry from 1978 – 1989 as an accountant, financial analyst, and operations analyst.  While continuing to work full time, Wayne attended the University of Houston Law Center and obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in December 1989.  He has been licensed since early 1990, and has been engaged primarily in a litigation defense practice since that time.

Mr. Pickering’s legal experience includes many years of experience at both the trial and appellate level in numerous facets of insurance litigation.  He has handled numerous cases involving coverage issues, “bad faith” claims, and other Texas statutory and common law extra-contractual claims, as well as litigating professional liability claims against insurance agents, brokers and claims adjusters.  Mr. Pickering also has authored or co-authored numerous articles and has edited treatises in the field of insurance law, including “Cornell’s Texas Annotated Insurance Code” (2008 – 2014 editions); “Texas Surplus Lines Regulations – Recent Legislation;”  “Lessons Learned from Hurricane Ike;” “Don’t Take ‘No’ For An Answer: A Discussion of Recent Cases From the Supreme Court of Texas Affecting Your Rights As A Policyholder;” and “Overview of Insurance Agents’ and Brokers’ Errors & Omissions Liability.”

For more information on Mr. Pickering’s experience and publications, please refer to his firm’s web site at: http://www.mdjwlaw.com/professionals-P-Wayne-Pickering.html