Jessica E. Schaffner

Jessica E. Schaffner


  • Litigation
  • Managed Care and ERISA

WSG Practice Industries


Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Texas, U.S.A.


Jessica practices commercial litigation with an emphasis on managed care and ERISA.

Jessica represents insurers and third-party claim administrators in lawsuits involving medical benefits and has litigated ERISA claims as well as contractual and extra-contractual disputes. Jessica’s litigation experience includes drafting pleadings and discovery, briefing jurisdictional and procedural issues, managing large-scale discovery projects, and trial. As part of her managed care practice, Jessica represents clients in federal and state court, as well as arbitrations, and has represented clients in Texas, Florida, and Arizona. While at the firm, Jessica has also tried a number of jury trials to verdict as a participant in the City of Houston's Volunteer Prosecutor Program.

Jessica successfully completed the Fullbridge Program in September 2014.


BA, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2007
Areas of Practice

Litigation | Managed Care and ERISA


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