Clare Vetters Cougill
Ms. Cougill is a trial attorney with more than 27 years of experience handling the defense of a wide array of cases throughout Texas. She has represented major corporations in a wide variety of industries including oil and gas companies, healthcare facilities, energy and utility companies, sporting goods companies, refineries, commercial businesses, financial institutions and automobile dealerships. She has experience in both state and federal courts and has tried cases ranging from simple automobile accidents to complex multi-party cases.
Ms. Cougill has extensive experience representing insurance companies and their insureds, as well as other self-insured corporate and individual clients in cases involving first and third-party claims, premises liability litigation, products liability litigation, general commercial litigation, automobile/trucking litigation, construction litigation, foreclosure matters and probate litigation. She is an accomplished litigator who is adept at handling cases in state and federal courts from inception of the case through trial.
Outside of the courtroom, Ms. Cougill is an active member of the community. She is currently a softball coach and an active member of the Yellow Rose Chapter of the National Charity League where she serves as the philanthropy liaison for MESA-Outreach, Inc. She previously served as the philanthropy liaison for Abandoned Animal Rescue (AAR), the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and the Pearl Fincher Museum.
She is a former Girl Scout Community Leadership Team member and a former Girl Scout troop leader. She has also held numerous board positions with various Parent Teacher Organizations, including President, Vice President, Membership chairperson and Fundraising chairperson.
- South Texas College of Law, JD
- Texas A&M University, BS
- Automobile and Trucking Defense
- Commercial Litigation
- Foreclosure Litigation
- Insurance and Bad Faith Litigation
- Personal Injury Defense
- Premises Liability
- Products Liability
- Real Estate Litigation
- Supreme Court of Texas
- U.S. District, Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District, Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District, Western District of Texas
- State Bar of Texas
- Houston Bar Association