Sheila H. Waite

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Sheila H. Waite Attorney


  • Dallas
  • 214.379.4765
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Sheila is an associate in the Dallas office of Mayer LLP.  She focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage, bad faith, construction, and appellate law.  She represents both policyholders and insurance carriers in disputes involving coverage for additional insureds, bad faith, directors and officers, environmental and pollution liability, extra-contractual, general liability, professional liability, and primary and excess coverage.

Sheila and her husband, Tim, have two children.  In her spare time, you can find Sheila spending time with her family, hiking, reading, and volunteering in her community.       

Services

  • Litigation

Education

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2018
  • Dallas Baptist University, B.S., 2012

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2018
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Distinctions & Certifications

  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Texas Rising Stars 2024
  • Texas Bar College, Member

Professional Activities

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Insurance Law American Inn of Court, Associate
  • Appellate Section, State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Insurance Law Section, State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Litigation Section, State Bar of Texas, Member

Publications & Speeches

  • Co-Presenter, “Don’t Be Chicken About Tenders: How to Properly Tender a Defense,”31st Annual Insurance Symposium, Cooper & Scully, April 5, 2024