Mrs. Runger’s practice is devoted to litigating employment disputes and ERISA matters on behalf of employers, plan fiduciaries, and third-party administrators throughout the United States.  Prior to her 15 years with Russell, Oliver & Stephens, Mrs. Runger represented creditors in state and bankruptcy court litigation throughout Tennessee and Mississippi.

  • The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphrey's School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, J.D., 2004
  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001

  • ERISA
  • Healthcare Subrogation
  • Disability Subrogation
  • Med-Pay Subrogation
  • Workers' Comp Subrogation
  • Employee Benefits litigation
  • Creditor's Rights

  • "Reading Between the Telephone Lines"
    • National Other Party Liability Group
    • Phoenix, AZ  -  April 28, 2017
  • "Don’t Put Your Claims in Jeopardy: The Coordination of Benefits Challenge"
    • National Other Party Liability Group
    • San Diego, CA  -  April, 2013
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Lawyer’s Conference
    • Spring of 2012
  • "American Subro: Negotiation Techniques"
    • National Other Party Liability Group
    • San Antonio, TX  -  May 3, 2012

  • "PLAYING IT SAFE: Using Your Poker Face to Scare Off the Fair Debt Collection Act"
    • Subrogator, National Association of Subrogation Professionals
    • Winter of 2006

  • MBI Energy Services, Inc. v. Hoch, 929 F.3d 506 (8th Cir. 2019).

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • Association for Women Attorneys
  • Memphis Bar Association

  • Tennessee Supreme Court
  • Mississippi Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the District of North Dakota