Jenny Fletcher is the leader of the Construction Industry Practice Group and has served as co-leader of the Litigation 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 25 years. Jenny is a member of the AAA Construction Mega Case Panel; is a fellow in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; and is co-chair of the Construction Committee for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. Jenny is the President Elect of the American College of Construction Lawyers.
Represents the general contractor in $200 million in disputes regarding the environmental abatement and deconstruction of the last remaining building at Ground Zero.
Advises an international energy company and pioneer in renewable energy development on renewable energy projects throughout the United States and Canada.
Sutherland prevails in complex, protracted dispute with owner of a major casino resort, hotel and retail project.
Awards and Rankings
Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of construction (2010-2012, 2015)
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 (2002-2016)
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of construction law (2006-2016) and litigation - construction (2012-2016)
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