Bell Nunnally’s Jeff Ansley and Jean Boyea Named to The Dallas 500 List

Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP partners Jeffrey J. Ansley and Jean Pierre Boyea are featured in The Dallas 500’s 2018 edition, a special publication from D Magazine Partners (publishers of D Magazine and D CEO) showcasing the “most influential top executives” from across North Texas in more than 60 industries, including local luminaries such as Ross Perot, Jr., Mark Cuban, Ron Kirk and T. Boone Pickens. Selections were made based on extensive contacts in local business circles, hundreds of interviews and nearly a year’s worth of research.

“We are extremely proud that Jeff and Jean have landed on this prestigious list, particularly since it is based on feedback from the community,” said James Skochdopole, managing partner of Bell Nunnally. “Each is an outstanding practitioner and has cultivated a reputation for keen insight and exceptional client service.”

Ansley is one of six individuals selected for the White Collar Criminal Defense list. He is lauded on The Dallas 500 for having “an insider’s knowledge of the tactics used by prosecutors.” Ansley leads Bell Nunnally’s White Collar and Regulatory Defense practice. A former federal criminal prosecutor and enforcement attorney, he focuses on white collar criminal and regulatory defense representing corporate and individual clients in high-stakes investigations and litigation involving allegations of health care fraud, securities fraud and other complex criminal and regulatory charges. Ansley’s health care clients include physicians, hospitals, compounding pharmacies and their personnel and medical organizations and suppliers. He has significant experience with matters handled by the U.S. Department of Justice; the Medicare Fraud Strike Force; the U.S. Department of Defense and the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, among others. Ansley regularly appears before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal and state agencies. He also conducts internal investigations and reviews. Ansley received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law (1994) and his B.A. from Texas A&M University (1991).

Boyea is one of six individuals selected for the category of Law – Real Estate, and his profile begins, “If you are a commercial real estate landlord, it is very likely you know Jean Boyea.” He represents commercial landlords of shopping centers and mixed-use developments (retail/office and retail/residential) in a broad range of transactional matters from the sale and acquisition of properties to development and refinancing, with a special emphasis on retail leasing and day-to-day landlord/tenant issues. Boyea works with landlords, tenants, developers, lenders and investment entities and has extensive experience with retail and office tenant representation, residential land acquisition and development, joint ventures, limited partnerships and real estate-related financing transactions, as well as mechanic’s liens, easements, foreclosures, workouts, property owners’ associations and mortgage fraud cases. He earned his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law (1994), his M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin (1994) and his B.S. from Rice University (1986). Boyea has appeared in every edition of The Dallas 500, starting with the inaugural issue in 2016.

About Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP

With more than 50 attorneys and three decades of doing business, Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP is among the most respected business law firms in Texas, one of the 25 largest in North Texas and one of the state’s fastest-growing firms. The depth of the firm’s knowledge and breadth of its expertise sets Bell Nunnally apart. The firm, a member of the global law firm network Legalink, provides a full range of services, including litigation, appellate law, commercial finance, corporate and securities, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, health law, intellectual property, labor and employment, immigration, real estate, entertainment, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax and white collar criminal defense. Bell Nunnally is regularly singled out as a “Go-To” firm by America’s largest companies each year in Corporate Counsel magazine.