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Jennifer N. Fountain
Partner

804 Green Valley Road
Suite 200
Greensboro, North Carolina 27408

Direct (336) 609-5136
Fax (336) 273-7293

jfountain@iislaw.com

Practice Areas
Business and Real Estate Litigation                  Construction Disputes
Employment
Commercial
Real Property
Business Acquisitions

Jennifer Fountain has been a Partner with the firm since 2002. Jennifer's practice focuses on civil litigation and commercial real estate. She has vast experience in both counseling with clients to avoid litigation and zealously representing her clients in court.  Jennifer's commercial litigation practice includes contract, employment, real estate and construction disputes. Jennifer has appeared in state and federal courts as well as the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court on behalf of her clients.  Also, as a portion of Jennifer's litigation work relates to real estate issues, Jennifer has negotiated leases, worked on land use issues and handled commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financing transactions.  Jennifer's litigation experience brings valuable insight to her clients in transactional matters.  

Jennifer is active in the community.  She has served on the Board of the Carolina Theatre and is past Chair of the Board of Directors for Reading Connections, as well as past Chair of the Board of Directors for Greensboro Transit Authority and is a graduate of Leadership Greensboro.  Jennifer is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of West Market Street United Methodist Church.  She also works with the local chapter of Rock and Wrap It Up, known as School Wrap.  School Wrap collects leftovers from school cafeterias for distribution to local nonprofits who feed hot meals to the needy.  She is also excited to work with the Guilford Education Alliance and the Say Yes Initiative. 

Martindale Hubbell's Top Peer Review Rating: AV

Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Richmond, 1999
B.A., University of Georgia, 1994

Admissions

North Carolina Bar, 1999
United States District Court -

  Middle District of North Carolina, 1999
  Eastern District of North Carolina, 2000
  Western District of North Carolina, 2007
United States Supreme Court, 2009


Professional Honors

Named Rising Star (Commercial Litigation), Super Lawyers, February 2009
40 Leaders Under 40, Triad Business Journal, 2008

Professional Memberships

North Carolina Bar Association
Greensboro Bar Association
American Bar Association

Academic Honors

CALI Award, Insurance Law
Journal of Law and The Public Interest, Member