Janet L. Rushing

409-797-3204
jrushing@greerherz.com

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Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Insurance Law
Employment Law

Janet Rushing focuses her practice on insurance litigation, with an emphasis on health and life insurance matters, and employment litigation and client counseling. She represents corporate clients and insurers in state and federal court and has been involved in all aspects of the pre-trial and trial phases of these cases, including mediation and other forms of other alternate dispute resolution methods. She has also represented insurers and reinsurers before arbitration panels. 

She represents employers in employment-related matters, including litigation in state and federal court and administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Texas Workforce Commission, and counsels clients on various labor and employment law matters.

Janet is a partner in the Bay Area Houston office of Greer, Herz & Adams, L.L.P.

Education

  • University of Houston – J.D., 1986
  • University of Houston Clear Lake – B.A., 1983

Admissions

  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • United States District Court – District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

 Professional Activities and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Labor and Employment Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Member, Labor and Employment Section
    • Member, Tort and Insurance Practices Section
    • Contributor, Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process: A National Survey, American Bar Association, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
    • Member, Litigation Section
  • Galveston County Bar Association
    • Previously held position:  President
  • Galveston County Young Lawyers Association
    • Previously held position:  President
  • University of Houston Law Center
    • Adjunct Professor, Pre Trial Litigation
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • The Association of Life Insurance Counsel (ALIC)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
    • Faculty Member
  • Houston Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Assistance League of the Bay Area
    • Member
    • Previously held positions:  Assisteens Chair; Vice President - Resource Development; Volunteer
  • Gulf Coast Legal Foundation
    • Previously held positions:  Director; President