Boyd & Jenerette is pleased to announce that Edward M. Booth, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the Jacksonville office.
Mr. Booth handles complex civil litigation matters involving aviation, products liability, trucking and transportation, construction, premises liability, and asbestos. He was the first attorney in Florida to be Board Certified in Aviation Law by The Florida Bar, a designation he has held since 1996. He currently serves as a member of The Florida Bar’s Aviation Law Committee.
Mr. Booth is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Aviation Authority. He is also past President of the lawyer Pilots Bar Association.
He has been an active pilot for over 40 years and has firsthand knowledge of aircraft operations, issues and regulations. He holds a multi-engine Air Transport License, a Remote Pilot Certificate and has more than 3,600 hours of flight experience. He owns and operates an airplane that allows him to rapidly respond to his client’s needs.
Mr. Booth’s work as a former prosecutor positions him to defend white collar criminal matters. He has tried over 45 jury trials in federal and state courts and is AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Booth has been active in community organizations, including a term a President of the Jacksonville Historical Society. He has served as an advisor to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s office and is a 32-year member of Rotary International.