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Sutherland Partner Named Among Nation’s Top Women Litigators

July 7, 2016

ATLANTA—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Jennifer Wheatley Fletcher has been named among the top women litigators in the country by Benchmark Litigation for the fifth consecutive year. The “Top 250 Women in Litigation” publication recognizes attorneys for leadership in their fields based on targeted research including peer reviews and career achievements.

“Jenny is a go-to lawyer for litigation, especially in resolving complex construction disputes in-state, nationwide and globally,” said Sutherland Managing Partner Mark D. Wasserman. “Her dedication to the legal profession and our clients is unfaltering, and we congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”

Ms. 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. As lead counsel, she has successfully resolved complex construction disputes throughout the country and internationally, representing construction managers, developers, general contractors, owners, municipalities and specialty contractors.

Under Ms. Fletcher’s leadership, Sutherland’s construction litigators have successfully resolved hundreds of construction cases in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and overseas. A fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers, Ms. Fletcher serves on the Executive Board and will serve as President in 2017-2018.

Ms. Fletcher is regularly featured in a range of “best of” and “who’s who” lists, such as Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business LawyersThe Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Legal 500 United States and Super Lawyers®, where she was named a “2013 Lawyer of the Year” in the Atlanta Litigation – Construction category.

Benchmark Litigation is an annual guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. The results are the culmination of six months of research that includes extensive interviews with litigators and clients.

Sutherland is an international legal service provider helping the world’s largest companies, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. More than 400 lawyers across seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas. Sutherland is composed of associated legal practices that are separate entities, doing business in the United States as Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, and as Sutherland (Europe) LLP in London and Geneva. Sutherland (Europe) LLP is a limited liability partnership and is registered in England and Wales with registered number OC348198. Its registered office is at Marble Quay, St. Katharine Docks, London E1W 1UH. Sutherland (Europe) LLP is authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales whose regulatory requirements can be accessed at A list of the members of Sutherland (Europe) LLP and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office.


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