Jennifer Foster

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP

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Congress Avenue 816
Austin 78701 TX US

Jennifer A. Foster is senior counsel in Gordon & Rees’s Austin office and is a member of the firm’s Drug & Medical Device and E-Discovery practice groups. Ms. Foster is a litigator with more than ten years of experience defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies in nationwide mass tort litigation, including MDLs and coordinated state court litigations.

Ms. Foster also defends liability claims on behalf of other product manufacturers and suppliers, handles a robust insurance defense practice, and manages all aspects of litigation, from pre-suit factual investigations to the highest levels of appeals.

EXPERIENCE :

  • Member of three trial teams that obtained defense verdicts in the City of St. Louis on behalf of a talc mining company involved in litigation in which women claimed ovarian cancer as a result of their exposure to baby powder
  • Obtained complete dismissal of two lawsuits in which negligence and defamation claims were raised against a court-appointed child custody evaluator pursuant to Texas Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 91a
  • Obtained summary judgment and complete dismissal of claims against a ski bindings manufacturer faced with failure-to-warn claims in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. (Mack v. Salomon North America, Inc., et al.)
  • Successfully challenged two complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against licensed medical professionals who were alleged to have committed malpractice
  • Successfully mediated cases involving allegations of defamation and breach of contract to achieve settlements that did not require an exchange of money

EDUCATION :

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science & International Relations, William Jewell University, 2000

Memberships :

  • American Bar Association – Section of Litigation
  • DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar

Admissions :

  • Illinois, Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

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