Firm Overview

Founded in 1914, Jenner & Block LLP has more than 500 lawyers. The Litigation Department differentiates itself through its deep experience and abiding commitment to excellence. The firm’s reputation and trusted experience for board-level counsel, internal investigations, complex commercial disputes and arbitrations position Jenner & Block to handle its clients’ most sensitive and sizable matters. Clients trust our transactional lawyers to assist with their most complex and sophisticated matters. From counseling Hertz in its US $2 billion spin-off of its equipment rental business to assisting Archer Daniels Midland with a billion dollar global business divestiture and representing GM in its US $3 billion bond offering, we bring real solutions to unique matters.

Approximately 20 percent of the firm’s partners are recognized by Chambers USA, which, in 2017, 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; 10 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. 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 was the sixth time the firm has made the list since it was initiated in 2003. 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 and 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
• Information Technology Disputes
• Insurance Recovery and Counseling
• Intellectual Property
• International Arbitration
• Investigations, Compliance and Defense
• 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
• Public International Law
• Real Estate
• Real Estate and Construction Litigation
• Reinsurance
• Restructuring and Bankruptcy
• Securities
• Securities Litigation and Enforcement
• Tax Practice
• Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants
• Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practice
• Trust and Estate Litigation

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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