Jamie Gontarek received her bachelor’s degree in Communications and International Affairs from Florida State University and her law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Ms. Gontarek is admitted to practice law in Louisiana.
Ms. Gontarek joined the Unglesby Law firm in 2017 and focuses primarily in the area of mass tort litigation, representing clients that have been injured due to defective medical devices. She is also a member of the Unglesby Law Firm trial team. Since joining the firm, she has been involved in multiple civil jury trials that have resulted in multi-million-dollar jury verdicts.
Prior to joining the Unglesby Law Firm, Ms. Gontarek worked as a family law attorney. She has represented clients in a wide variety of legal matters, including divorce and custody proceedings, protective order proceedings, successions, and other issues.
While in law school, Ms. Gontarek was a member of the Loyola Law Review. She was also a member of Moot Court and acted as brief writer, oralist, and coach for the ABA National Appellate Advocacy team. Ms. Gontarek was also an extern for the Louisiana Supreme Court and a student practitioner of the Workplace Justice Clinic. Ms. Gontarek was inducted into the Order of Barristers.
Ms. Gontarek is a volunteer faculty member of the Tulane Law School trial advocacy class.