LITIGATION DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR - Mid-Size Firm  ALM's Daily Report   2017 - 2016 - 2014
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Jenifer F. Pfanzelt

Associate

Jenifer Pfanzelt’s practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on fiduciary liability, estate disputes, premises liability, product liability and insurance coverage. She has assisted in successfully litigating cases in Georgia, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas. 

Education

University of Texas at Dallas, B.A., magna cum laude, 2010
Phi Beta Kappa

Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Representative Experience

Currently assisting in defense of contractors and engineers in complex litigation against allegations of defective construction and design.

Currently assisting in defense of trustee against breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentation claims in multi-million dollar trust disputes.

Currently assisting with advising trust companies regarding best practices and potential trust disputes, and assist in obtaining modifications of trust.   

Assisted in favorably resolving negligent construction and breach of contract claims against industrial fan manufacturer and installer in multi-million dollar dispute.

Assisted in successful defense of national real estate development firm, resulting in favorable settlement of wrongful death claims in a premises liability case where the pre-trial demand exceeded $40 million.

Assisted in defense of worldwide developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices against product liability claims in multi-district litigation (MDL), resulting in summary judgment on numerous claims.