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At Holden Litigation
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At Holden Litigation
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Attorney Laura J. Grabouski

Laura J. Grabouski

Location: Dallas


Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Bad Faith Defense
  • Commercial Property Coverage Claims Disputes
  • Business Interruption Coverage Disputes
  • Commercial Auto and Trucking Coverage Litigation
  • Commercial General Liability Coverage Disputes and Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Primary/Excess Coverage Actions
  • Subrogation, Contribution, Indemnification Disputes
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Negligence
  • Federal Discrimination Litigation
  • Employment Practices Liability Insurance Litigation
  • Advertising Injury Coverage Litigation


Laura J. Grabouski is a native Texan who grew up in San Antonio. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 and the University of Texas School of Law in 2001. She clerked on the Third Court of Appeals in Austin before joining the commercial litigation section of Hughes & Luce (now K&L Gates). Laura was asked to join an insurance coverage litigation boutique in 2002 and has continued to litigate coverage and commercial disputes throughout Texas for over eighteen years. Laura currently serves as a Partner in Holden Litigation's Texas offices.

An English major in college, Laura loves to write. Her articles frequently appear in Coverage and The Journal of Texas Insurance Law. She also enjoys speaking on the intersection of technology and the law, cybercrime coverage, and significant new trends and cases. She has been featured as a speaker in webinars presented by AM Best and Strafford.

Laura has been AV-rated (Martindale Hubbell) since 2015. She is a member of the Texas Bar College, Women in Cyber Leadership, and CLM. She is a prior director of the Austin Bar Association Board of Directors. She has volunteered with the Austin Diocese Red Mass Committee which commemorates the start of the judicial year.

Laura is married to Jeff and has two school-age children with whom she enjoys cooking, reading, and having fun.


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Texas
    • B.A. - 1998
    • Honors: With Special Honors
    • Major: English

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Professional Associations

  • Women in Cyber Leadership, Member
  • Texas Bar College, Member
  • Austin Bar Association Board of Directors, Past Director
  • Texas State Bar, Litigation & Insurance Law sections
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Co-Chair of Austin Bench Bar Conference 2010; Co-Chair of CLE Committee 2010-11
  • Committee Member and Past Chair, Austin Diocese Red Mass Committee

Published Works

Classes and Seminars

  • “Insurance Coverage for Fraudulent Email Schemes: Strategies from Insured and Insurer Perspectives,” Strafford webinar, July 10, 2019
  • “How the Sharing Economy is Rewiring Claims,” A.M. Best webinar, Dec. 2018
  • “Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Insurance Claims,” A.M. Best podcast, May 2018

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro Bono work for disaster victims; high school student outreach work

Past Positions

  • Honorable Bea Ann Smith, Third Court of Appeals of Texas, Law Clerk, 2001 to 2002


  • AV-rated, 2015-2020, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as a “Rising Star” 2006-2010 by Law & Politics and Texas Monthly