Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. is pleased to announce that Beth-Ann Schulman and Jennifer G. Haynes have joined the firm. The two attorneys will work from the newest Boyd & Jenerette location in Orlando, Florida.
“We are excited to welcome Beth and Jennifer, and to grow Boyd & Jenerette’s existing office network with a presence in the dynamic Orlando market,” said Benford Samuels, a shareholder in the Jacksonville office. “Florida is now the third most populous state in the country, and this rapid development is reflected in the residential, commercial and roadway construction market.”
The Construction Law Group, which represents insurance carriers, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, and design professionals across Florida, is the first of the firm’s practice groups to expand its presence in the Central Florida market.
Boyd & Jenerette also maintains Florida offices in Jacksonville and Coconut Creek, as well as an office in Savannah, Georgia.
INTRODUCING THE ORLANDO ATTORNEYS AND SUPPORT STAFF
Beth-Ann Schulman leads the Construction Law practice group and also manages the Orlando office. She is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator, a Florida Approved Arbitrator, listed in Florida Trend Legal Elite (2013, 2014) and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Ms. Schulman represents general contractors, subcontractors, developers, and design professionals in all areas of construction law in both a litigation and transactional capacity. She started her legal construction experience with Moye, O’Brien, O’Rourke, Pickert & Martin, a nationally recognized construction law firm. At Moye, O’Brien, Ms. Schulman represented owners and contractors primarily related to theme park construction, horizontal heavy civil construction projects, Florida lien claims and the representation of design professionals. Additionally, she is experienced in drafting delay claims, contracts, subcontracts and various other transactions relating to the construction industry. In 2006, Ms. Schulman started Travelers’ Florida staff counsel construction defect litigation practice. At Travelers, Ms. Schulman was the product line lead for the state of Florida and served on the national construction defect leadership board. For the last four years, Ms. Schulman has been in private practice serving the construction industry.
Ms. Schulman holds an M.S. in Taxation from the University of Central Florida – College of Business Administration (2001), a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law (1996), and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Central Florida (1993). She is licensed Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Schulman is admitted to practice law in Florida (1997), the District of Columbia (1999), and all U.S. District Courts in Florida.
Jennifer G. Haynes is joining the firm as an associate in the Orlando office. She concentrates her practice in construction law, with an emphasis on construction defect litigation. Ms. Haynes holds a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law (2005) and a B.A. in Sports Management and Marketing from Marshall University (2001). She is licensed to practice law in Florida (2006) and in the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
Also joining the firm in the Orlando office are Teresa A. Neufeld, paralegal, and Fabiola Gonzalez, legal assistant.
Board Certified Construction Lawyer
Certified Public Accountant
Partner / Practice Group Leader