Attorney Jessie Fontenot, Jr.

Jessie Fontenot, Jr.

Partner

jfontenot@sgandm.com

direct: 336 837 1063
mobile: 404 218 5801

154 Dornach Way
Bermuda Run, NC 27006

Fax: 336 725 8867

"The first one to panic, loses."

Jessie uses his broad base of experience to seek out creative, aggressive strategies to maximize his clients’ chances of success, and has obtained favorable results for clients through both traditional trial practice and alternative dispute resolution.

Jessie’s experience includes:

Accident cases, especially trucking accident cases involving death and catastrophic injury in state and federal jurisdictions across the country.

Working on the trial team that successfully litigated claims against a foreign governmental entity arising out of breach of multi-million dollar services contract;

Coordinating a multifaceted response to an information breach involving unauthorized disclosure of protected health information for approximately 10,000 patients;

Representing a national appliance manufacturer in product liability litigation involving issues of carbon monoxide poisoning and mold sickness;

Representing a national law enforcement products manufacturer in multiple product liability lawsuits involving complex issues of medical causation;

Developing and executing a plan to address a rash of employee violence issues throughout the Southeast for national corporation;

Representing a mortgage broker pursuing claims in an employee fraud matter involving nearly a million dollars in misappropriated funds.

 Areas of Practice

Death and Catastrophic Injury

Transportation Law

Complex Commercial Litigation

Employee Misconduct

Products Liability

 Bar Admissions

State Bar Admissions:

North Carolina

Georgia

Federal Bar Admissions:

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Education

Duke University School of Law, 2001 J.D.

Managing Editor, Law and Contemporary Problems

Vice President, Black Law Students Association

University of Oklahoma, 1998 B.B.A., Marketing magna cum laude

Beta Gamma Sigma

Oklahoma Board of Regents Scholar

President, National Student Business League

Member, President’s Leadership Class

Professional Associations and Memberships

North Carolina Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

American Bar Association

Winston-Salem Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, Atlanta GA, 2001 – 2009

The Marketing Arm, Dallas, TX, Sports Marketing Intern, 1998

Community Involvement

Board of Directors – Children’s Museum of Winston Salem

 

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