Senior Associate Attorney
Jennifer Ruiz is a Senior Associate Attorney in the Encino Office of Law Offices of Savin & Bursk, where she practices personal injury litigation. She has built her reputation on hard work, honesty and dedication to her clients. Jennifer Ruiz received her Bachelor of Arts in French from Occidental College in 1992 and her Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in 1995. During law school, she interned for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Sex Crimes Unit and volunteered at the Van Nuys Court Domestic Violence Clinic.
Jennifer Ruiz has over 20 years of litigation experience, which has included successfully taking to trial numerous cases to jury verdict in almost all courts in Los Angeles County. Her experience also includes successfully completing numerous binding arbitrations, mediations, and the taking of hundreds of depositions and Examinations Under Oath. She has extensive experience in the areas of personal injury, premises liability, product liability and wrongful death.
Jennifer Ruiz has successfully handled cases which involved automobile accidents, rental truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, property disputes, assaults and product defects. She has worked extensively with many types of experts, including physicians and surgeons, accident reconstructionists, biomechanical engineers, life care planners and vocational rehabilitation specialists. She also has extensive experience working with several major insurers in the United States.
Jennifer Ruiz brings Law Offices of Savin & Bursk invaluable experience and insight into the “other side,” as she has built her career with 15 years’ experience in the practice area of insurance defense, handling primarily Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and fraud matters, through jury trial or binding arbitration. Jennifer Ruiz began her legal career in subrogation and personal injury and received invaluable courtroom experience, including numerous bench trials and default prove-ups.
Jennifer Ruiz has worked hand in hand with insurance carriers and claims adjusters and has been at the forefront of negotiations and litigation practice from a defense perspective. During her practice as a defense attorney she obtained defense verdicts in the majority of her jury trials which emphasizes her skills as a trial attorney. She has always worked hard to resolve matters involving legitimate claims brought against her clients.
Having 15 years of defense experience brings tremendous value to Law Offices of Savin & Bursk in their ongoing mission to represent victims of serious and catastrophic injuries. Jennifer Ruiz is pleased to have finally come over to the “light side” to use her talent and experience to represent injured clients in their fight against insurance carriers and their clients.