Samuel C. Kessler


E-mail: skessler@kesslercollins.comDirect Dial: 214.379.0720PDF


Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D. (2019)University of Colorado Leeds School of Business, B.S. Finance (2011)

Practicing in the areas of professional liability, financial claims and insurance litigation matters.

Representative Experience 

  • Representing safety staffing company in connection with wrongful death and severe personal injury lawsuits arising from injuries allegedly suffered by team of electricians working on multi-million dollar commercial/industrial construction project.
  • Representing North Texas pyrotechnic show company in connection with alleged injuries sustained when fireworks were shot into a crowd of spectators.
  • Defending North Texas delivery/distribution company against personal injury claims arising from alleged negligent training/supervision of employee engaged in delivery activities.
  • Defending UTV manufacturer/distributor in connection with product defect claims arising from alleged inadequacy of designs and warnings associated with popular model of recreational vehicle.
  • Obtained exceedingly favorable settlement on behalf of entertainment venue in connection with alleged injuries resulting from a slip and fall.
  • Employed by Besso Ltd. which is a leading Lloyds of London insurance placing broker in the Lloyds’ insurance market and acted as placing broker for insuring US risks in property, casualty and professional indemnity insurance policies.


  • Texas Bar, 2020
  • U.S. District Court - Northern

Professional Affiliations

  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association; Lead Advisor to the Young Lawyer Subcommittee of the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.


Professional Recognitions

  • State Bar of Texas, Insurance Section 2020 Finalist for the Ben Love Scholarship.

Civic Activity

  • White Rock Lake Conservancy