Jenna Macnair

Nashville, Tennessee

Jenna Macnair is an associate with Manier & Herod practicing primarily in the areas of employment law, surety law, workers’ compensation, and general civil litigation. Ms. Macnair received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2019, with a concentration in Advocacy & Dispute Resolution.

During law school, Ms. Macnair was Articles Editor of the Tennessee Law Review and Research Editor of the Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice. Ms. Macnair also served as a legal research assistant, Pro Bono Executive Board member, and student attorney with the law school’s Advocacy and Expungement Clinics. She was also recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court as a Law Student for Justice for providing over 100 hours of pro bono service during law school. In addition, Ms. Macnair interned for the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the Appellate Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Prior to law school, Ms. Macnair received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Furman University where she was principal violist of the Furman Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Macnair is also SHRM-CP certified and has four years of human resources experience with employers ranging from high-growth tech start-ups to large food production companies.

Ms. Macnair is a member of the American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and Nashville Bar Association. She is also a member of the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyer Division’s Diversity Leadership Institute Class of 2019 and a graduate of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association’s 2020 Trial School.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Surety Law
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions



  • University of Tennessee College of Law
    • J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
  • Furman University
    • B.A., 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association