For more than a decade, Bridget has represented insurers, employers, and administrators in managed care litigation before state and federal courts, the American Arbitration Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. Bridget advises clients in the managed care industry in all phases of litigation.

Bridget’s managed care practice includes representing managed care companies in contractual and extra-contractual disputes involving provider groups and hospitals. Bridget has experience litigating managed care agreements, overpayments, and improper billing practices. Bridget also has experience litigating insurance business practices, personal injury claims and workers’ compensation claims. Bridget has represented clients in Texas, Oklahoma, Virginia, California, Mississippi, Missouri, and Iowa.

Bridget has also represented insurers, plan administrators, third-party claim administrators, and employers in lawsuits involving employee welfare benefits, including medical, disability, life, and AD&D benefits, and defending ERISA claims and insurance bad faith claims.

Bridget’s practice also includes advising on trust, estate, and fiduciary litigation matters. She has represented corporations, high net worth individuals, and families in their capacities as trustees, beneficiaries, and executors on a range of issues. 


  • Multiple lawsuits filed by hospitals against employers and ERISA plans alleging ERISA violations
  • Recovered overpayments from healthcare providers on medical claims paid as a result of fraudulent or improper billing practices
  • Multiple lawsuits filed by hospitals and other healthcare facilities seeking alleged underpayments
  • Obtained favorable ruling from the Court of Appeals of Virginia on behalf of amici curiae relating to contractual network for healthcare services rendered to employees injured on the job
  • Obtained favorable ruling on mandatory arbitration provision in lawsuit filed by hospital
  • Obtained dismissal of class action complaint against health insurer, affirmed by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of defendant in suit over termination of disability benefits, including favorable rulings on contractual limitations and claim review
  • Obtained dismissal in favor of defendant in suit for AD&D benefits
  • Obtained favorable jurisdictional ruling in managed care dispute brought by provider group
  • Obtained dismissal of state law claims in favor of defendant in suit for disability benefits
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of defendant in suit involving denial of medical benefits


Honors & Recognitions

  • Received Presidential Award, Houston Bar Association (2022)



  • Houston Bar Association
    • 2021-2022 Litigation Section Chair
    • 2020-2021 Litigation Section Chair Elect
  • Houston Bar Foundation
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • State Bar of Texas Women in the Profession Committee
    • 2020-2021 Vice Chair
    • 2019-2020 Chair
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Annual Meeting Planning Committee
  • Supreme Court of Texas Access to Justice
  • South Texas College of Law Coach/Instructor for Moot Court
  • The Junior League of Houston
  • Former Volunteer Prosecutor, City of Houston


Events & Speaking Engagements

  • "HIPAA and Other Releases," State Bar of Texas CLE, 2011 (co-author and presenter)
  • "What do Lawyers Do?" Law School Admissions Council, 2010 (panelist)



JD, South Texas College of Law, cum laude, South Texas Law Review, Order of the Barristers, Board of Advocates, ABA National Moot Court Champion and Best Advocate, Best Brief in the 2009 National Scribes Brief Writing Competition, 2009

BS, Texas State University, 2005




US District Court, Southern District of Texas

US District Court, Eastern District of Texas

US District Court, Western District of Texas

US District Court, Northern District of Texas

US Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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