Since her admission to the Mississippi Bar in 2002, Jennifer's practice has been primarily focused on civil litigation in state and federal courts inside and outside of Mississippi. Her experience in civil litigation includes all facets of discovery, motion practice, trial and appeal. While the majority of her litigation experience has been in product liability litigation, she also has significant experience in commercial litigation, employment and labor litigation, general tort litigation, and health care/medical malpractice litigation.
Jennifer has served as counsel for a variety of automotive, industrial equipment, recreational products, and children's products manufacturers, representing them in catastrophic personal injury litigation and warranty litigation. Jennifer has also represented a number of automotive companies in regulatory matters pending before the Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission.
Jennifer's employment and labor practice includes consulting work for employers regarding Title VII issues, wage/hour matters under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and Family and Medical Leave Act issues, drafting and updating employment handbooks and policies, and advising on other human resources matters.
Jennifer is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers (Super Lawyers--Personal Injury Defense, Products: 2013-2015; Top 50 Female Lawyers in the Mid-South, 2014-2015; Top 50 Lawyers in the Mid-South, 2015; Rising Stars-Personal injury Defense, Products: 2010-2012). She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Bachelor's Degree: English, Millsaps College,
magna cum laude, 1999
Juris Doctor: Louisiana State University Law School, 2002
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