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Jerry Boykin

Jerry William Boykin is Senior Counsel to Protorae Law and focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. As a member of the Business Litigation and Business Transactions teams, he also represents clients in corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactional work.

For over 30 years, Jerry has been litigating on behalf of his clients on antitrust issues, restaurant franchise matters, copyright and trademark infringement, energy-related litigation, constitutional questions and business torts, such as breach of fiduciary duty. He has experience in more than 40 jury trials in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Prior to joining the firm, Jerry practiced law at Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge and Rice and Bean, Kinney & Korman.  He is a Vietnam veteran having been awarded the Bronze Star and Air Medal and is a retired Naval Reserve Officer.  Jerry is admitted to practice in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and New York.  He received his Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Representative Matters

  • Feddeman & Co. v. Langen Associates
    Jerry was chief counsel in this case in which the jury awarded the largest verdict in state history under the Virginia Business Conspiracy statute

  • Hanes Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding
    The Hanes bankruptcy matter resulted in a judgment of $15 million for our client

  • New Life Anointed Mechanics Lien Matter
    This landmark case was decided by the Virginia Supreme Court in 2013 and resulted in a partial reversal of the trial court to the benefit of our clients

  • Friedman v. Five Guys Enterprises
    This six day trial resulted in a verdict in favor of our client Five Guys on all counts

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia Trial Attorneys Hall of Fame — Inducted 2015
  • 2016 AV Preeminent Peer Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®


LEGAL DISCLAIMER: THE RESULTS OF ALL CLIENT MATTERS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH MATTER. PAST SUCCESSES DO NOT PREDICT OR GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESSES.