Husch Blackwell welcomes Jason Husgen to its St. Louis, Mo., office. He joins as a Healthcare Litigation associate, where he will represent medical professionals, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies in litigation matters and advise them on compliance issues. Husgen’s experience includes appellate advocacy before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Nigerian victims of medical testing by a global pharmaceutical company, as well as multiple securities and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action matters representing plaintiffs and defendants.
Before joining Husch Blackwell, Husgen served as a law clerk for the Hon. Jean C. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. Prior to that, he worked with a boutique class action litigation firm and advised Kaplan Bar Review regarding course materials. Husgen spent the first six years of his practice as a litigation attorney at New York law firms including AmLaw 100 firm Proskauer Rose LLP (2004-2007), global litigation boutique Kobre & Kim LLP (2008) and plaintiffs’ law firm Milberg LLP (2009-2010).
Husgen received his J.D. from New York University School of Law (2004), where he was an Articles Section Editor of NYU Review of Law & Social Change. Prior to entering law school, Husgen worked as an Honors Paralegal in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (1999-2001). He received his A.B., with honors, from Stanford University (1997).
Husch Blackwell's Healthcare Litigation attorneys understand the complex and rapidly changing healthcare regulatory system, the role of government oversight and the complicated payment structure, and effectively leverage this understanding when representing healthcare clients in today’s high-dollar/high-stakes litigation climate. As one of the largest healthcare law firms in the country, Husch Blackwell provides a unique representation that is available only from a law firm with attorneys who routinely handle critical litigation and who also possess an in-depth understanding of the healthcare industry.