Jennifer is a paralegal in Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP's litigation department primarily focusing on bankruptcy matters. Prior to joining the litigation department in 2016, Jennifer worked in Shumaker’s healthcare department for 6 years where she was responsible for assisting with complex medical device patent litigation, general litigation, and administrative proceedings, among other matters. Jennifer has served as the lead paralegal on two federal patent infringement trials with substantial verdicts in favor of the client in both cases.
Jennifer has over fifteen years of litigation experience in a broad range of practice areas, including intellectual property, healthcare, personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, insurance defense, subrogation and investigating insurance fraud. Prior to joining Shumaker, Jennifer worked in-house at a leading national insurance carrier where she assisted with subrogation matters in Georgia and Florida and also worked with the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) investigating insurance fraud and assisted the state attorney’s office with prosecuting the claims. In addition, Jennifer was a litigation department manager at a respected personal injury firm in the Tampa/St. Pete area where she was responsible for all claims valued over $500,000 and supervised a team of paralegals and assistants.
Jennifer is currently working with Shumaker’s Leadership Shumaker program, which involves the firm's attorneys and staff members in numerous civic and fundraising events that benefit not-for-profit charitable and arts organizations in the Tampa Bay area.
Jennifer is a Florida Registered Paralegal.