Location: Austin Office
Missy K. Atwood is a principal in the Austin office at Germer, PLLC. She has over 25 years of experience in civil litigation, healthcare law and administrative law. She has tried more than 60 cases to verdict as first-chair trial counsel in State District Courts and Federal Courts. She represents clients in a wide variety of complex civil litigation, as both lead counsel and local counsel, including high exposure medical malpractice, products liability, pharmaceutical products liability, construction, anti-trust, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
In her healthcare practice, Missy represents large health systems, hospitals, academic medical institutions, surgery centers, health plans, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers. Her practice includes:
Missy is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the United States District Courts – Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas as well as the District Court of Colorado. She is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a member of the Litigation, Health Law and Insurance Sections of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Austin Health Law Association, and South Texas Society for Healthcare Risk Management. She has been designated a “Texas Super Lawyer,” a Thompson Reuters publication, from 2007 – 2022 in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense.
Missy graduated from Baylor University (BA – 1988, with honors) and Baylor School of Law (JD – 1991, with honors), where she was an Associate Editor on the Baylor Law Review.
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