Panelist Profile: Plunkett, Lewin

Lewin Plunkett

Plunkett, Lewin

San Antonio, TX

Attorney; Mediator; Arbitrator

Education

University of Texas School of Law, L.L.B., 1965; University of Texas, B.A., 1964

Experience

Law Offices Dayton Wiley, Wiley & Thornton, Wiley, Thornton & Plumb, or Wiley & Plumb, Associate, 1965—1969; Wiley, Plunkett, Gibson & Allen, Partner, 1969—1979; Plunkett & Gibson, Shareholder, 1979—Present. Over 100 jury trials in personal injury, product liability, surety, insurance, construction, legal malpractice, fiduciary and commercial litigation. Handled contested matters in probate and guardianship proceedings, including appeals. Arbitration Training: by Conflict Solutions of Texas, primary presenter John David Chalk, September 22, 2007.

Area of Specialization

Construction; Legal Malpractice Defense, Personal Injury Defense; Fidelity & Surety; Professional Malpractice.

Membership & Affiliations

Council Member, State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section, 1993-1996, Treasurer 1997-1998, Secretary 1998-1999, 1993-1996, Vice-chairman, 1999-2000, Chairman, 2000 – 2001; Fidelity & Surety Law Committee, Tort & Insurance Practice Section at the American Bar Association; Speaker multiple times at Annual Construction Law Conference of Construction Law Section of the State Bar; Member Planning Committee Annual Construction Law Conference over 10 times; Speaker at San Antonio Bar Association Construction Law Section; Planner, Basics of Construction Law, 2004, Construction Law Section of the State Bar; Professional Enhancement Committee of Grievance Committee for San Antonio, 1998-2001; Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates; Charter Master of the Bench, William S. Sessions American Inns of Court; Director, San Antonio Bar Association 2001-2003.

Honors

Best Lawyers in America under Construction Law; Hill’s International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Fellow, International Society of Barristers; Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates; President, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 1991—1992. Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation Fellow, American Bar Foundation.

Rates

Two Party Arbitrations/Mediations: $175/Hour Per Party; All Other Arbitrations/Mediations: $150/Hour Per Party; Reduced Fee Arbitrations/Mediations: $75-$100/Hour Per Party Regardless of Number of Parties.

Lewin Plunkett is an experienced panelist for Conflict Solutions of Texas, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. CS of TX offers a broad range of services to resolve disputes and are designed to be more cost-effective and timely than conventional arbitration offerings.