Boyd & Jenerette is pleased to welcome Partner Amanda L. Kidd and Associate Attorney Tracy Wilkenson to the firm.
Amanda Kidd is a partner who works for the firm in Pensacola, FL. She focuses her practice in defending major insurance carriers in the areas of first and third party bad faith insurance litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and professional negligence actions. Amanda has significant jury trial practice, including experience as first and second chair in both state and federal courts on multimillion-dollar bad faith and coverage lawsuits.
Prior to joining the firm, Amanda practiced in Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”)/No-Fault litigation, as well as in Workers’ Compensation defense. She is admitted to practice law in both Florida and Kentucky.
James Tracy Wilkenson (“Tracy”) is an experienced defense attorney who has litigated claims in most lines of property and casualty insurance. As a member of the Boyd & Jenerette construction law practice group, Tracy represents owners, contractors, design professionals, developers, and suppliers to resolve construction defect and construction liability matters.
In addition to construction matters, Tracy’s thirty years of practicing law includes substantial experience in auto, premises and product liability including practicing in-house with Safeco Insurance and The Hanover Insurance Group. As in-house counsel, he was able to learn and appreciate insurance company best practices and procedures relating to claims litigation management. Tracy has significant trial experience and has been lead counsel in more than 20 jury trials and 200 bench trials over the course of his career. Tracy is well traveled in that he has handled cases in almost every venue in the state.