Richard (Dick) Urquhart is a seasoned litigator specializing in catastrophe coverage, builder’s risk coverage, business interruption and subrogation. Prior to practicing law, Dick worked as an engineer in the energy industry, and he has been a licensed professional engineer for over 35 years. This background offers his clients a unique perspective on their complex major losses. When refineries, chemical plants, power plants, pipelines or industrial facilities experience an explosion, fire or other major disaster, one of the first calls insurers often make is to Dick.
Dick represents domestic and international clients and routinely provides advice to international insurance markets. He is a frequent lecturer for insurance clients in the U.S. and Europe. Dick is a Senior Partner in the Zelle Dallas office. He holds law licenses in Texas, Oklahoma, New York, Washington, and Colorado state courts, and is admitted to many federal courts throughout the U.S. Above all, Dick is a trial lawyer who successfully litigates and arbitrates high dollar disputes for his clients.