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About Mike

Mike Pipkin provides all aspects of counseling and litigation to contractors, subcontractors, sureties, private owners, developers, and design professionals, on projects including high-rise office buildings and condominiums, heavy and light commercial, industrial, road and bridge, and residential construction. In addition to over twenty years of litigation and arbitration experience involving a variety of construction projects, Mr. Pipkin has assisted clients in the preparation of traditional lump-sum and guaranteed maximum price contracts, construction management contracts, and agreements with contractors and architects, in addition to claims investigation and administration, resolution of lien disputes, and the pursuit and defense of construction claims of all types. Mr. Pipkin also represents clients in routine and complex business litigation, including fidelity, employee dishonesty, probate, commercial surety, contractor’s license bonds, lawyers, and directors’ and officers’ claims. Mr. Pipkin was named a 2004 Texas Rising Star by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics Magazine, and is acknowledged with an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Pipkin is also a deacon at Prestoncrest Church of Christ in Dallas, where he serves as Chair of the Adult Education Committee and leads the Deacon Administration Committee.

work Experience

Weinstein Radcliff Pipkin LLP
Jan. 1, 2015 - Current

Sedgwick LLP
Jan. 1, 2003 - Jan. 1, 2015

Strasburger & Price
Jan. 1, 1995 - Jan. 1, 2003

McCauley, Macdonald, Love & Devin
Jan. 1, 1989 - Jan. 1, 1995

school Education

Southern Methodist University
JD - Juris Doctor
- 1989
No accolades provided

Abilene Christian University
- 1986
No accolades provided

bookmark Awards

Texas Rising Star
Texas Monthly
Outstanding Service
Dedman School of Law
AV Rating

group Associations

2010 -

National Bond Claims Association
2003 -

Surety & Fidelity Claims Institute
1998 -

American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
1990 -

Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section
1990 -

American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry
1990 -

State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
1989 -

Chair of Construction Practices Division
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
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Former Chair
Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section
2003 - 2003

Attorney Council
Texas Association of Builders
2002 - 2004

import_contacts Published Works

“The Surety’s Enforcement of its Rights to Collateral from the Principal and the Indemnitors,” co-authored with Shannon J. Briglia and David C. Olson
The Surety’s Indemnity Agreement: Law and Practice, 2nd Ed. (M. Klinger, G. Bachrach, and T. Haley eds., 2008)
Recent Developments in Fidelity and Surety Law
40 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal 447 (2005)
"The Surety's Liability for Misconduct of Co-Fiduciaries, Non-Estate Property Obtained Under Color of Office, and Fiduciaries Serving the Estate in Multiple Capacities"
The Law of Probate Bonds (J. Frank and W. Downing eds., 2001)
"Discovery and Admissibility of Reserves"
34 Tort & Insurance Law Journal 191
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