(Houston - January 28, 2013) Lex Mundi's Board of Directors voted unanimously to admit Jenner & Block LLP as the exclusive member firm for the state of Illinois.
Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block is a leading, national law firm with approximately 450 lawyers in offices in Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles.
Jenner & Block has been widely recognized for its prominent and successful litigation practice and experience handling sophisticated and high-profile corporate transactions.
Lawyers in the firm's nationally recognized litigation practice have won impressive victories in complex and challenging cases in a broad range of substantive areas of law and across a wide range of industries, before federal, state and administrative courts and in arbitrations. Lawyers in the transactional practices represent international and domestic clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and dispositions of businesses.
The firm's clients include the Fortune 100, large privately held corporations, financial services institutions, emerging companies, venture capital and private equity investors.
Carl Anduri, President of Lex Mundi, commented, "Lex Mundi is pleased to welcome Jenner & Block as the exclusive member firm for Illinois. The firm has an unmatched reputation both for client service and for public service, and its lawyers are recognized leaders in their fields of practice. With the addition of Jenner & Block, we expand the knowledge and experience available through Lex Mundi's World Ready network."
Susan Levy, Managing Partner of Jenner & Block stated, "We are honored to join the list of distinguished firms within the Lex Mundi network. Lex Mundi recognized that inviting Jenner & Block to join the association would strengthen the network's domestic and international capabilities. Furthermore, entering this relationship signifies that Lex Mundi and its member firms recognize the value of our nationally celebrated Litigation Department, which has been described as among the country's best by such prestigious legal directories as Chambers and Legal 500, and our outstanding transactional practices."