As a Senior Associate Attorney, Britney represents clients in each department at the firm. She supervises the Disability Insurance Department for Administrative Appeals, helping our clients fight the insurance carriers’ denials of legitimate claims. Britney advises clients about their claims from applications through litigation, negotiating and mediating their claims, strategizing with the clients and paralegals for writing impactful administrative appeal briefs, and briefing motions in litigation for federal judges. She works with clients and their providers to introduce medical and vocational evidence in the administrative files in support of their claims for Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Life & Dependent Life Insurance claims, as well as a number of related insurance contract disputes. Additionally, she advises clients during their transitions from employment into disability through ensuring their severance agreements are drafted in line with their claims under their disability insurance policies.
Britney also co-manages the Veterans Benefits Department, working with the veterans to fight the VA ‘s adverse determinations for the benefits our clients deserve. She represents our veterans in their hearings, writes substantive appellate briefs, arguing cases in front of the regional office, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. She is passionate about helping our veterans win their long-sought after claims for service connection, disputed rating assignments, CUE, and 1151 claims.
Britney was raised in Central Arkansas before moving to Texas. She attended undergraduate at Baylor University in Texas where she spent her time serving her community through Kappa Kappa Gamma, graduating cum laude in 2009. She attended law school at South Texas College of Law in Houston, graduating in 2012. At STCL, she was active in Phi Alpha Delta, the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Society and Alternative Dispute Resolution Associations. Britney also participated in South Texas College of Law’s Mediation Law Clinic with Judge Bruce Wettman. As a certified Texas mediator, she mediated several cases in The Honorable Judge Dale M. Gorczynski’s court including landlord/tenant and small claims disputes.
After passing the Texas Bar Exam, Britney worked in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims, representing injured clients. She also has experience reviewing business acquisition and employment contracts from when she advised clients with medical practices through acquisitions by larger medical groups. Britney has her Series 7 and 63 licenses, and has spent time working in financial services helping clients to accumulate and protect assets through retirement and estate planning strategies, asset management, college funding, and business planning.
Britney is married to her law school sweetheart. She and her husband live in Houston, TX with their two young daughters, spending as much of their time together exploring fun activities in the city.
Marc Whitehead & Associates
403 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX, 77007
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2012||11/24/2021|
|Senior Associate Attorney||Marc Whitehead & Associates||2015 - 2021|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|Houston Young Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|Houston Trial Lawyers Association||Board Member||N/A|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||LEAD Academy Member 2021||N/A|
|National Organization of Veteran's Advocates||N/A||N/A|
|Houston Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives||N/A||N/A|
|South Texas College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2012|
|Baylor University||Bachelor of Arts||2009|
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