Boyd & Jenerette Attorneys Geneva Fountain and Nick McKenney Named Partners

November 19, 2021 by on News

Boyd & Jenerette is proud to announce that attorneys Geneva Fountain of the firm’s Jacksonville office and Nick McKenney of the Savannah office have been named partners effective immediately.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Geneva and Nick into our partnership. Both are well respected attorneys and have proven to be vital members of our team,” said shareholder Benford L. Samuels, Jr. “This promotion reflects their experience and dedication to the firm and its clients.”

Please join us in congratulating these attorneys on their career advancement.

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Geneva R. Fountain
Direct: 904.493.3769

Geneva Fountain focuses her practice on appeals. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fountain clerked for the Honorable Stephanie W. Ray at the Florida First District Court of Appeal.

While in law school, Geneva served as a writing and research editor and as the editor-in-chief for the Florida State University Business Review. In addition, she worked as a teaching assistant in Legal Writing and Research I & II. In her last year of law school, she served as a law clerk for the appellate division of the Office of Criminal Conflict & Civil Regional Counsel.

In her free time, Geneva enjoys reading novels and lounging with her two spoiled cats.

Nicholas L. McKenney
Direct: 912.205.2726

Nicholas (Nick) McKenney is a Partner in Boyd & Jenerette’s Savannah office. He focuses his practice in the areas of insurance defense, general liability, and personal injury litigation including automobile, bad faith, trucking, and premises liability. Mr. McKenney has obtained favorable results for clients in both bench and jury trials.

Mr. McKenney can handle all phases of litigation in state, federal and appellate courts, and when possible, resolves cases pre-trial in a cost-effective manner through negotiation, mediation, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. McKenney began his career as an Assistant District Attorney representing the State of Georgia in criminal proceedings. He also spent several years as in-house counsel to an automobile insurer where he handled bodily injury, and property damage cases.

Prior to practicing law Mr. McKenney served in the United States Military. He was recently appointed to a Commission on Veteran’s Affairs for a two-year term.

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