Jessica Wagner Oeffner is an associate with Baron & Budd’s Opioid Litigation Group where she serves as electronic discovery counsel. She coordinates large-scale discovery projects, applying project management strategies and strong consultative support to efficiently and effectively navigate the intricacies of mass litigation.
Ms. Oeffner has accrued extensive experience managing litigation, having served in every role from quality-control and advanced witness preparation to project head. She focuses on integrating interdisciplinary teams of attorneys, paralegals, and information technology professionals to facilitate data management before litigation arises and to control E-Discovery throughout the life of litigation. Currently, Ms. Oeffner focuses primarily on the nationwide litigation against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors that have caused an ever-worsening opioid epidemic in the United States. Ms. Oeffner is proud to put to use her unique perspective and mastery of litigation technology in the areas of data collection, management, review, production and trial presentation in fighting for victims of the opioid crisis and “protecting what’s right”.
Ms. Oeffner graduated with her Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She earned her Diploma in Civil Law from Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 in Lyon, France, with a focus on Intellectual Property and Trade.
When she is not helping to shape dialogue on the multi-disciplinary approach to E-discovery and managed discovery at work, Ms. Oeffner can be found caring for her two retired racing greyhounds and supporting the Greyhound Adoption League of Texas. She has also been acting as a mentor to students of the Texas Bar Exam for the past eight years as part of her lifelong pursuit of excellence in testing and scholarship. She is active in her community by serving on the executive boards of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas and Downtown Dallas Democrats.
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D., 2009)
Université Jean Moulin Lyon (Diploma of Civil Law, 2007)
Louisiana State University (B.A., 2004)
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State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Texas Bar College