jenhoverstadsmallDecember 1, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Jennifer Hoverstad.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest Firm is a provider of corporate legal services to entrepreneurs, investors, and executives. The firm works in multiple areas relevant to businesses at every stage of their life cycles. Core practice areas include business formation, angel and venture financings, intellectual property, commercial real estate, employment, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax, contract negotiation, and litigation and dispute resolution.

In her of-counsel role at the firm, Hoverstad will lead technology-based initiatives to improve client experiences and work environments for Forrest Firm professionals. In her legal practice, she will focus on corporate and employment law matters. Ms. Hoverstad brings a wealth of experience in developing relationships and business strategies for a diverse roster of companies, including Chick-fil-A, NC Craft Brewers Guild, and The Wolfpack Club.

Jennifer Hoverstad began her legal career at the Raleigh law firm of Rik Lovett & Associates in 2011, where she partnered directly with clients, from initial intake to post-trial, to represent their best interests against opposing parties in litigation matters. Since then, she has worked as a practicing lawyer and in several executive roles in the corporate sector, including human resources, compliance, marketing, and client service. Ms. Hoverstad recently founded and is the principal of Harvlee, a marketing consultancy collaborating with small to medium-sized businesses on digital marketing strategies.

Jennifer Hoverstad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management, with a concentration in marketing, from North Carolina State University and a Master of Science degree in sports studies from the University of Tennessee. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Elon University School of Law. Ms. Hoverstad has been admitted to the North Carolina Bar.

“We are thrilled to have Jennifer Hoverstad join our team at the Forrest Firm,” said principal attorney and founder James Forrest. “Her legal expertise combined with her considerable experience in marketing, human resources, and consulting will be invaluable to our clients as well as our own staff.  She will play a pivotal role in the life of the firm, as we continue to grow without wavering in our commitment to a peerless client experience and a sustainable work environment for our people.”

About the Forrest Firm, P.C.

The Forrest Firm is a full-service corporate law firm and certified B Corporation based in Durham, North Carolina. The firm endeavors to provide corporate legal services in a manner that consistently exceeds client expectations, to create healthy, sustainable work environments for its professionals, and to positively impact the surrounding community.

Media Contact:
James Forrest, Principal Attorney
Phone: 919-313-4707