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  • Education
    • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 2011, Order of the Coif; Missouri Law Review, Associate Managing Editor
    • B.J., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2008
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Jennifer Eng helps businesses faced with product liability, toxic exposure, and other complex business disputes. Whether managing nationwide litigation or defending an individual matter in some of the most challenging jurisdictions for corporate defendants, Jennifer possesses the skill to protect companies of all types and sizes, no matter where their problems arise. 

Jennifer partners with small business owners, in-house counsel, and national counsel to develop and execute forward-thinking strategy and to identify practices to protect against future litigation. Her work includes defending product liability actions involving the automotive industry, medical devices, electrical components, and food and flavoring products; various types of toxic exposure claims; and premises liability actions.  

Jennifer draws on her experience in all phases of litigation, including extensive deposition and discovery management experience, motion practice, mediation, trial and appeal, if necessary. She also has experience representing companies as plaintiffs, as well as with the issues involved in class action certification. This breadth of experience allows her to be resourceful and efficient in obtaining favorable outcomes. Jennifer prioritizes a clear understanding of the company’s business from the inside, so she can ensure her clients can continue to grow their companies while also vigorously defending against claims.

  • Developed and implemented a state-of-the-art genetic defense against a plaintiff claiming that exposure to toxic substances caused him to develop cancer.
  • Assisted in documenting an extensive corporate history of knowledge to defend a food additive company against product liability claims.
  • Participated in the successful defense of a putative class action seeking more than $40 million in medical monitoring damages, which resulted in the client paying no money in settlement.
  • Obtained trial court orders excluding prejudicial evidence in a trial against an automotive product manufacturer seeking more than $20 million in damages, which resulted in a full defense verdict.
  • Successfully argued and obtained court orders transferring venue out of the City of St. Louis, Missouri, the jurisdiction characterized as a “Judicial Hellhole” by the American Tort Reform Foundation.
  • Obtained summary judgment judgement in federal court on behalf of a medical device manufacturer.
  • Successfully negotiates the scope and terms of non-party subpoenas issued to clients in several jurisdictions.
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The U.S. Supreme Court Limits the Reach of Personal Jurisdiction for Corporate Defendants, but Will Missouri’s Registered Agent Statute Allow Plaintiffs to Side-Step the High Court’s Decision?
Missouri Association of Defense Lawyers Quarterly Report
Fall 2014