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Commissioner of Insurance

Commissioner Mattax

David Mattax
Commissioner of Insurance

PO Box 149104
Austin, Texas 78714-9104

Street Address:
333 Guadalupe Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Governor Greg Abbott appointed David Mattax as Commissioner of Insurance on January 21, 2015.  The appointment was confirmed by the Texas Senate February 24, 2015.  The commissioner oversees the Texas Department of Insurance, which regulates the insurance industry and provides information and assistance to insurance consumers.

Commissioner Mattax served as deputy attorney general for defense litigation, past director of defense litigation, and past chief of the financial litigation division for the Texas Attorney General’s Office. He has defended the Texas Department of Insurance since 1992 in rule promulgation and defense of agency actions. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is admitted to practice before the Texas Federal District courts, Fourth and Fifth Circuit U.S. courts of Appeal and U.S. Supreme Court.

He is a past co-chair of the Amos Commission, and a past board of trustee member of University United Methodist Church.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bachelor of Arts in History and a law degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Last updated: 05/22/2015

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