People: John Tennert transitions to managing partner of Fennemore Craig

John Tennert

John Tennert

Fennemore Craig, the fastest growing BigLaw firm in the country has added John Tennert to its roster of office managing partners specifically overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Reno office location.

Tennert is a member of the firm’s business litigation practice. He represents businesses and individuals in a variety of complex civil litigation, financial service, and natural resource matters, and has handled matters involving contract disputes, business torts, fraud, environmental issues, and creditors’ rights litigation.

Tennert is a fierce advocate for his clients and enjoys finding creative strategies to complex legal issues. He has argued before Nevada state and federal courts, including the Nevada Supreme Court and the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit on multiple subjects including property law, Nevada foreclosure and deficiency laws, state and federal environmental law, corporate law, constitutional law, federal and Nevada jurisdiction and procedure, and statutory interpretation.

Away from the office, Tennert serves on the University of Nevada Planned Giving Advisory Council and enjoys rooting for the University of Nevada, Reno, where he was a four-year starter on the offensive line.


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