Jenny Buchheit is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Group. She currently focuses her practice on appellate advocacy, class action and multidistrict defense, and business litigation.

Jenny represents clients at both the trial and appellate levels in a wide range of business and commercial matters, including cases involving consumer fraud, breach of warranty, negligence, contract disputes, and an insurer's duty to defend and indemnify. She focuses much of her work on defending companies in both state and national putative class actions, including cases relating to Bisphenol-A in baby bottles; lead in children’s products; deprivation of Medicaid benefits; and consumer fraud/breach of contract allegations.

Jenny joined Ice Miller in 2006 after graduating summa cum laude from the Syracuse University College of Law, where she was a member of the Syracuse Law Review and the Moot Court Honor Society, as well as an oralist on the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court team, which competed in Vienna, Austria. She is a proud graduate of Purdue University, with a Bachelor’s degree in secondary English education and a minor in history. Prior to attending law school, she was an English teacher at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Ind.

Jenny has been named a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, and 2016. She is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Reported and Representative Cases
  • Community Health Network v. Pamela D. Bails, 2016 WL 1377976 (Ind. Ct. App. 2016)
  • In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of R.P. v. Optional Behavior MHS, 26 N.E.3d 1032 (Ind. Ct. App. 2015)
  • Indianapolis Airport Authority v. Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, 2015 WL 4715202 (S.D. Ind. 2015)
  • Panther Brands, LLC and Panther Racing, LLC v. Indy Racing League, LLC d/b/a INDYCAR, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, LLC, Document and Packaging Brokers, Inc., d/b/a Docupak, 2015 WL 1396910 (S.D. Ind. 2015)
  • Pauli Coffey v. Xerox Corporation, 2015 WL 2338550 (S.D. Ind. 2015)
  • Strand Analytical Laboratories, LLC v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary, United States Department of Health & Human Services, 2015 WL 4603258 (S.D. Ind. 2015)
  • In the Matter of the Civil Commitment of C.P. v. Community Hospital North/Gallahue Mental Health, 10 N.E.3d 1023 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Marie Fritzinger v. Angie's List, Inc., 2014 WL 4680898 (S.D. Ind. 2014)
  • International Business Machines Corporation v. ACS Human Services, LLC, 999 N.E.2d 880 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013)
  • James Bowman, as next of friend for J.B., et al. v. International Business Machine Corporation, et al., 2013 WL 1857192 (S.D. Ind. 2013)
  • In re Bisphenol–A (BPA) Polycarbonate Plastic Products Liability Litigation, 2011 WL 1790603 (W.D. Mo. 2011)
  • In the Matter of the Commitment of S.T. v. Community Hospital North, In-Patient Psychiatric Unit, 930 N.E.2d 684 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010)
  • Kay Kim v. George F. Parker, et al., 373 Fed. Appx. 606 (7th Cir. 2010)
  • Thomas P. Donovan v. Grand Victoria Casino & Resort, 934 N.E.2d 1111 (Ind. 2010)
  • United States of America v. Jesse Charles Adams, Jr., 628 F.3d 407 (7th Cir. 2010)
  • Daisy Farm Limited Partnership v. Michael and Jill Morrolf, 915 N.E.2d 480 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009)
  • David J. Fitzpatrick d/b/a David J. Fitzpatrick and Associates v. Kenneth J. Allen and Associates, 913 N.E.2d 255 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009)
Firm Publications
Published In
  • Judy Okenfuss & Jenny Buchheit, Food Safety Accountability Act: Additional Consequences for Knowingly Violating Prohibitions, 2010
  • Judy Okenfuss & Jenny Buchheit, Food Safety Modernization Act Passed in Senate, 2010
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