Clients rely on Jennifer Eng to help identify business-focused legal solutions to meet their sophisticated needs. Jennifer represents businesses of all types and sizes, including manufacturers, suppliers, premises owners and government entities, who are involved in various types of actions, including multi-party lawsuits, product liability actions, and complex business litigation matters. As a former newspaper reporter, Jennifer knows how to ask the right questions in order to thoroughly prepare each client’s defenses and clearly and concisely explain those positions in court. Jennifer believes in taking a collaborative approach to each client’s issues in order to find the option most beneficial to the client. She understands that the successful defense of clients takes place both inside and outside the courtroom. She works with clients to evaluate their risks and develop a comprehensive litigation strategy that takes all of their interests into account. Jennifer has experience in all phases of litigation, including extensive deposition experience, drafting and arguing pre-trial and dispositive motions, and participating in mediation and trial. She also has experience with the unique issues involved in class action certification.
- For a client accused of exposing the plaintiff to toxic substances, obtained summary judgment in federal court based on a failure of proof and insufficient evidence of exposure.
- Successfully argued and obtained court orders transferring venue out of the City of St. Louis, Missouri, the jurisdiction characterized as the “#1 Judicial Hellhole” by the American Tort Reform Foundation.
- Participated in the successful defense of a client in a putative class action seeking more than $40 million in medical monitoring damages
- Obtained trial court orders excluding prejudicial evidence in a high-profile trial seeking more than $20 million in damages, which resulted in a full defense verdict.
- Successfully negotiated the scope and terms of non-party subpoenas issued to client in several jurisdictions.