Husch Blackwell has added Sr. Counsel Jennifer L. Buntz to its Austin office, joining the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education team. A litigator, Buntz has 15 years’ experience defending industry clients in medical malpractice liability matters, and product liability and personal injury defendants in litigation.
Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Buntz practiced in the Austin office of Texas firm GERMER PLLC (2008-2015), where she mediated and obtained numerous favorable settlements in litigation matters. In addition to assisting healthcare industry clients, Buntz also represented national and global clients in the automobile, agricultural equipment and environmental industries. Buntz began her legal career as an associate in the Austin office of Husch Blackwell legacy firm Brown McCarroll LLP (1999-2008), where she represented product liability, medical malpractice and personal injury defendants in litigation, and represented environmental clients in regulatory compliance matters.
Buntz received her J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law (1999), where she was a member of The Review of Litigation law journal. She received her B.A. in English from the University of California, Berkeley (1995).