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Jennifer Wheatley


Jenny Fletcher leads the Eversheds Sutherland (US) Construction industry 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.

Selected Experience

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 (2006-2017) and litigation – construction (2012-2017)

Professional Activities

Master, Member of Executive Board, and President Elect, American College of Construction Lawyers
Master, Member of Executive Board, Treasurer, American Inns of Court (Lumpkin Inn of Court) and member of Executive Committee
Member, Board of Directors, Construction Section, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association
Member, Governing Committee, Eversheds Sutherland (US) Women Stepping Up®
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member, AAA Construction Mega Case Panel
Co-Chair, Construction Committee for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
Arbitrator, Construction Mega Case Panel and Co-Chair, Construction Committee,  Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law
  • B.A., with high honors, University of Florida
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New York

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