Swift Currie Attorneys Sara Alexandre and Marvis Jenkins Honored by The National Black Lawyers
Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, is pleased to announce Sara Alexandre and Marvis Jenkins have been recognized by The National Black Lawyers, each for the third consecutive year. Alexandre was once again included in the organization’s Top 40 Under 40, and Jenkins was included in the organization’s Top 100 list.
“Sara and Marvis are both incredible leaders within the firm, their field of practice and their community,” said Terry Brantley, managing partner at Swift Currie. “We are fortunate to have these wonderful role models at our firm, and we are proud of the work they continue to do to drive diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity in our industry.”
The National Black Lawyers is one of very few preeminent organizations in the United States established to celebrate legal excellence by promoting member attorneys as subject-matter experts, developing a strong national network of top African American attorneys and facilitating the exchange of timely information to enable members to maintain their status as leaders.
Membership in the Top 40 Under 40 is limited to the top 40 Black attorneys under the age of 40 from each state who demonstrate superior leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile as a Black lawyer.
Membership in the Top 100 is limited to the top 100 Black attorneys from each state who promote diversity and equality in the legal system.
About Sara Alexandre
Alexandre is a civil litigator who defends clients in the areas of construction and environmental laws, premises liability, products liability, automobile litigation and catastrophic injury and wrongful death. In addition, she has participated as a speaker and instructor for legal, construction, and insurance continuing education programs for a wide range of professionals including lawyers, engineers, architects, contractors, subcontractors, and insurance adjusters.
Outside of her practice, Alexandre is active in the community and a number of professional organizations. She is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Gate City Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She also volunteers with Atlanta Legal Aid and Children Read Atlanta, non-profits which serve low-income Georgians across metro Atlanta.
Alexandre earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University. She earned her law and Master of Laws degrees from New York Law School.
About Marvis Jenkins
Jenkins focuses his practice primarily on general liability, commercial litigation and transportation law. He is skilled in representing a wide variety of clients in the transportation industry, including commercial motor vehicle companies and motor carriers, their drivers, specialty haulers, bus lines and motor coaches, automobile dealerships, emergency and nonemergency transportation providers and their insurers.
Outside of the office, Jenkins is active in the local school system and takes special interest in improving public schools, including being involved in career development programs within those systems. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Alabama State Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Defense Research Institute, DeKalb Bar Association and Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.
Jenkins earned his undergraduate degree from Clemson University and his law degree from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law.
About Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP
Based on more than 50 years of representing clients in Georgia, Alabama and throughout the country, Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, has evolved into a law firm capable of handling all areas of civil law and litigation. With approximately 160 attorneys, Swift Currie possesses the resources and abilities to tackle the most complex legal problems, while at the same time, providing its clients with individualized, prompt and cost-effective service. The firm has a wealth of experience across numerous practice areas and its depth of legal talent allows the firm to tailor such strengths to individual cases. For more information, please visit www.swiftcurrie.com.