JENNIFER IVEY

Attorney Jennifer Ivey is a litigation attorney

JENNIFER IVEY

Jennifer is a dynamic, versatile litigator licensed in both South Carolina and Florida, with regular practice before state and federal courts in both jurisdictions. She is well versed in civil practice and procedure, and has a strong track record of developing business, maintaining client-relations, and achieving favorable results for clients.

In addition to serving business clients in a litigation and advisory capacity, she has practiced in the areas of bankruptcy, personal injury, and complex litigation, including class actions.

She has experience as a small-business owner herself, having run her own law practice. She understands the excitement, opportunities, and challenges facing business owners. She knows business clients need quick answers, plain English, predictable fees, and a business-savvy advisor and advocate who takes a sincere interest in helping the business prosper.

Before earning her law degree at Florida State University, she worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, private firms, and in a family business. She completed the Business Law Program at Florida State, and through additional coursework obtained a Business Law Certificate with High Honors.

Shortly after she earned her law degree, she and her family made Mt. Pleasant home in 2015.

PRACTICE AREAS:
Litigation

EDUCATION:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012-2014
- Business Law Certificate with High Honors
- Executive Editor, Florida State University Business Review
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Member, Florida State University Law Review
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William H. Stafford American Inn of Court “Pupil” Member
FSU Foundation Scholarship; Dean’s List (multiple semesters);
FSU Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award; Book Awards in FL
Dissolution of Marriage and Advanced Topics in Corporate Governance
University of South Florida, B.A. in History, magna cum laude, 2005-2007

ADMISSIONS:
South Carolina
Florida
United States District Court, District of South Carolina
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

LICENSURES:
South Carolina Real Estate Commission, Broker-in-Charge License

 LEGAL + COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
J. Bratton Davis Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
South Carolina Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Charleston County Bar Association
South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association
South Carolina Women Lawyers’ Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Mt. Pleasant Chamber of Commerce (business member)

PUBLICATIONS:
“What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About the Taxation of Internet Commerce,” 18 Journal of Internet Law 13 (2014) (co-authored with S. Hogan)

“Trends in Franchising: Why So Many Firms are Going Public, Refranchising, and Consolidating  Ownership with Multi-Unit Operators and How These Trends Will Affect Franchisor-Franchisee Relations,” Awarded Seminar Paper

“After Beal Bank: Fixing the Disparate Treatment of Joint Income Tax Refunds in Florida Bankruptcy Courts,” Note (unpublished), Florida State University Law Review (written under Hon. Bruce A. Markell)

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DIRECT: 843.727.2216
Ivey@WGFLLAW.com