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Teri Roper
Legal Assistant
bio image Bret L. Linley

Bret Linley practices in LGWM's Insurance Coverage Practice Group. Bret counsels insurance clients on a variety of complex coverage issues, including matters arising from directors and officers claims, professional liability claims, errors and omissions claims, and commercial property and casualty claims. Bret has represented insurers in insurance-related litigation in numerous jurisdictions throughout the U.S.

Bret represents professional clients in the insurance industry, including errors and omissions actions against insurance agents and brokers.

Bret also assists insurance carriers' Special Investigative Units (SIU) in investigating suspicious fire and theft claims, including conducting Examinations Under Oath (EUO) and preparing opinion letters regarding coverage.

Before joining LGWM, Bret clerked for Judge Jack Wilson on the Mississippi Court of Appeals.

Professional Profile
Member, Alabama Bar Association
Member, Georgia Bar Association
All Alabama State Courts
All Georgia State Courts
The United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
The United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia

The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (2020)
 - Editor, Journal of the Legal Profession
 - Published Note, Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes: How the Lack of Institutional Concern for Parties to ADR Protects and Incentivizes Lawyer Misconduct, 45 J. Legal Pro. 115 (2020)

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. in Economics and Accounting, Minor in History (2017)