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Larry J. Goldman

Larry J. Goldman




Larry J. Goldman has been defending insurance companies, businesses and individuals in Texas against lawsuits for more than 38 years. Larry has served as lead counsel in thousands of successful insurance defense cases. His experience covers a range of issues, including trucking defense and casualty and property cases for insurance industry leaders, including first party cases for many insurance companies.

He has received the highest rating (AV Preeminent) for his outstanding legal abilities and professional ethics by Martindale-Hubbell®. 

Larry enjoys spending time with his young grandchildren, sailing, and jetskiing. He is an avid basketball and football fan who cheers loudly for the San Antonio Spurs.


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law(J.D. 1982)

  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law 


  • State Bar of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas


  • American Board of Trial Advocates

  • State Bar of Texas

  • Defense Research Institute

  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

  • International Association of Defense Counsel

  • Trucking Insurance Defense Association

  • Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation

Representative Cases

Sheppard & Martin v. Double S Paving & Leggit

Bexar County

  • Successfully Defended Trucking Company, with Jury Awarding Nothing to Plaintiff

Chapman v. Allstate Texas Lloyds

Randall County

  • Allstate Wins Against Bad Faith Claim

Rangel & Batalla v. Gonzalez Mascorro d/b/a/ PGM Trucking Inc.

& Gomez

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (Laredo)

  • Trucking Company Successfully Defended

Vega v. Emilio Navaira

Bexar County

  • Music Star Defended After Bus Accident

Berryhill v. Allstate

Ector County

  • Bad Faith claim against Allstate (involving plumbing leak). Jury finding no breach of contract and no bad faith

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