Jenny Fletcher is co-leader of the Litigation Practice Group and previously served as leader of the Construction Industry Practice Group and as a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Her practice involves construction industry issues exclusively. She has served as lead counsel and successfully resolved complex construction disputes throughout the country and internationally, representing construction managers, developers, general contractors, owners, municipalities and specialty contractors.
Jenny has served as lead counsel in many jury and bench trials, arbitrations, appellate arguments, court appearances and mediations. She has extensive jury trial experience, including winning the largest construction jury verdict in Nevada, in 2003. Jenny has also settled complex cases without the need for trials and has experience in deciding cases, having served as an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association Construction Industry Panel for more than 20 years.
Sutherland represents client in multiple disputes regarding deconstruction of the last remaining building at Ground Zero.
Sutherland represents an international energy company in renewable energy projects.
Sutherland prevails in complex, protracted dispute with owner of a major casino resort, hotel and retail project.
Awards and Rankings
Named "2013 Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in Atlanta Litigation - Construction (2013)
One of three people in the U.S. who is recognized as a "star individual" by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of construction law; top tier ranked by Chambers USA since its inception (2002-2014)
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of construction law (2006-2015) and litigation - construction (2012-2015)
Sutherland Women Stepping Up
fellow, and Member of Executive Board, American College of Construction Lawyers (2009-2012)
Master, American Inns of Court (Lumpkin Inn of Court) and member of Executive Committee
Member, Board of Directors, Construction Section, Atlanta Bar Association (2008-2012)
Member, Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association
Governing Committee, Sutherland Women Stepping Up®, a non-profit philanthropic organization supporting the betterment of women and children worldwide
Member, Governing Committee, Sutherland Women Stepping Up®
(Also at New York, New York Office)