Jeffrey A. McKenzie named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Greenebaum Doll & McDonald
LOUISVILLE, KY – Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC announced today that Jeffrey A. McKenzie, Member-in-Charge of the firm’s Louisville office, has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm. McKenzie replaces outgoing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer P. Richard (Rick) Anderson Jr.
McKenzie joined Greenebaum in 1986 and was elected Member-in-Charge of the Louisville office in 2005. He becomes the fifth Chairman in the firm’s 55 year history.
In addition to his new role as Chairman and CEO, McKenzie is the chair of the firm’s Economic Development and Incentives Team within the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group, where he concentrates his practice in business law, economic development, corporate law, real estate development and finance, commercial lending, and construction. McKenzie has been involved in negotiating more than $1 billion in incentives for new and growing clients.
"I am honored to be elected successor to Rick and look forward to leading the firm in the years ahead. Greenebaum’s team of 200 dedicated law professionals assures our future success. I could not imagine a more capable group of attorneys," stated McKenzie. "As Chairman, I will strive to grow our legacy as one of the preeminent business law firms in the region. The experience and knowledge of our attorneys are second to none."
Anderson served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm since 1994 and will continue as a Member of the firm. He concentrates his practice in corporate law and business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions, and has represented public and privately-owned businesses for over 30 years. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the Greater Louisville Fund for the Arts and as a board member of the Kentucky Center for the Arts, the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, and the Kentucky Opera Association. Anderson chaired the 2005 Louisville Metro United Way Campaign .
"Rick has been a true leader of the firm. Under his command the firm has grown from just over 100 legal professionals to more than 200 today," said McKenzie. "After 13 years as Chair, his experience in business and law are invaluable to the firm."
Senior attorney, Robert Doll, who from 1969-1986 served as the firm’s second Chairman, stated, "It is a pleasure to see the firm pass into the capable hands of Jeff McKenzie."
"Jeff brings an outstanding drive and passion to his new role," stated Anderson. "I am proud of the success the firm has had during my tenure as Chairman and I look forward to working closely with Jeff."
McKenzie serves on the boards of Leadership Louisville, the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and the Lincoln Heritage Council Boy Scouts of America. He has served numerous community organizations including as past Chairman of the E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park Board of Directors, Commissioner of Central State Recovery Authority, and past Chair of Bellewood Home for Children. He is a graduate of the Leadership Kentucky and Leadership Louisville, and the Bingham Fellowship in Economic Development.
He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his law degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Law.
About Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC
Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC is a widely respected business law firm with approximately 200 legal professionals in seven offices, serving local, national and international clients in virtually every industry. A forward-thinking business law firm, Greenebaum is committed to the practice of breakthrough law.