Firm Overview

Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block LLP has more than 500 lawyers. Our litigators have won impressive victories in many complex and challenging cases in a broad range of substantive areas of law across a wide range of industries, before federal, state and administrative courts and in arbitrations. Our transactional lawyers represent clients, both domestic and international, in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and dispositions of businesses, as well as in matters of corporate governance, securities, corporate finance, tax, real estate, environmental, insurance, commercial law, technology, intellectual property, bankruptcy and reorganization, benefits, labor and employment and executive compensation, and government contracts.

In 2016, The American Lawyer named Jenner & Block to the A-List, which recognizes the 20 top-performing law firms across the United States; this is the sixth time the firm has made the list since it was initiated in 2003. Approximately 20 percent of the firm’s partners are recognized by Chambers USA, which, in 2016, also ranked six of our practices as “Band 1,” Chambers’ highest level of recommendation. Among our lawyers are 12 Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, including a past president of the College. We also count among our ranks a former associate attorney general of the United States; two former United States attorneys; nine former assistant US attorneys; several senior SEC lawyers including a former associate director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement; and a former general counsel of a Fortune 100 company. We are known for our long tradition of pro bono service as well as public service and service to the organized bar.

Areas of Practice:

• Antitrust and Competition Law
• Appellate and Supreme Court Practice
• Class Action
• Climate and Clean Technology Law
• Communications, Internet and Technology
• Complex Commercial Litigation
• Consumer Law
• Content, Media & Entertainment
• Copyright
• Corporate
• Corporate Finance
• Election Law and Redistricting
• Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
• Environmental and Workplace Health and Safety Law
• ERISA Litigation
• Family Law
• Government Contracts
• Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation
• Health Care
• Insurance Recovery and Counseling
• Intellectual Property
• International Arbitration
• Investment Funds and SBIC Formation
• IP Transactions
• Japan Practice
• Labor and Employment
• Markets and Trading
• Media and Entertainment Transactions
• Media and First Amendment
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Nordic Practice
• Patent Litigation and Counseling
• Privacy and Information Governance
• Private Equity
• Private Wealth
• Products Liability
• Professional Responsibility
• Real Estate
• Real Estate and Construction Litigation
• Reinsurance
• Restructuring and Bankruptcy
• Securities
• Securities Litigation and Enforcement
• Tax Practice
• Technology Litigation
• Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
• Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practice
• Trust and Estate Litigation
• White Collar Defense and Investigations

Jenner & Block LLP
353 N. Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60654-3456
Tel 1.312.222.9350
Fax 1.312.527.0484

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