As a member of Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team, Julia has twenty years’ experience litigating cases nationwide. Since 1997, she has handled litigation of all types, from inception through disposition. Julia has represented clients in all manner of commercial litigation, ranging from simple contract disputes to complex fiduciary claims. Julia also has significant experience handling employment related litigation and defending manufacturers, distributors and employers in product liability and toxic tort litigation. Julia works closely with clients to ensure that cases are handled in an efficient and cost-effective manner and, when appropriate, helps develop business strategies to reduce the risk of future litigation.
In addition to her litigation work, Julia serves as a first point of contact and “outside general counsel” for manufacturing clients. She assists these clients with customer and vendor disputes, employment advice, commercial contract review and drafting, and risk avoidance.
Julia also has experience advising clients on compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP) and the Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP Extension Act (MMSEA), particularly from the perspective of a litigating defendant.