Jimerson Birr has hired JoAnne Eichelberger to join the firm’s Business Litigation and Appellate Law practice groups. She has extensive experience with in federal court, working as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Howell W. Melton, Senior United States District Judge for over 20 years. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Eichelberger practiced at a prominent Jacksonville business litigation boutique.
Managing Partner Charles B. Jimerson commented: “Our clients face a myriad of complicated challenges while operating their businesses. Jimerson Birr attorneys serve as trusted counselors who help those businesses minimize risk, maximize opportunities and move their business forward. Competency matters. That’s why JoAnne’s work for 25 years practicing law in federal courts extends the value we can deliver for clients, by bringing a fresh face to the engagements that will render experience all of our lawyers and clients can draw upon.
Ms. Eichelberger’s legal experience includes work on bankruptcy appeals, civil rights, consumer law, employment law, ERISA, patents, Social Security, state contract and tort law, criminal sentencing and habeas proceedings in the federal court system. She earned her Juris Doctor degree with high honors from the University of Florida College of Law and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1990. While in law school, she served as Senior Articles Editor for the Florida Law Review and earned a fellowship with the Center for Governmental Responsibility. Ms. Eichelberger is also a former adjunct professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law.
Ms. Eichelberger is originally from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina but grew up in Clearwater, Florida. She has called Jacksonville her home since 1989. To view Ms. Eichelberger’s full online attorney profile on the Jimerson Birr website, visit https://www.jimersonfirm.com/attorneys/joanne-eichelberger/
About Jimerson Birr
Formed in June 2009, Jimerson Birr is a Florida-based law firm that seeks to exceed client expectations through a commitment to excellence and by adding value to its clients’ businesses. Jimerson Birr offers a customer-focused and cost-effective alternative to larger business law firms, working closely with clients to discover and implement customized legal solutions that best meet their needs. The firm handles commercial disputes, transactions and operations issues with the same dedication and intensity, whether a client is a Fortune 500 company, or a privately held small business. Jimerson Birr clients are representative of many different business industries, including construction, financial services, manufacturing and distribution, healthcare, franchising and community associations. For more information about the firm, visit http://www.jimersonfirm.com/ or call (904) 389-0050.