Business, Corporate and Litigation Law Firm
Jenner & Block
Chicago, Illinois 60654-3456
Law Firm Overview
Jenner & Block is an experienced law firm founded in 1914. We consistently deliver outstanding results in corporate transactions and secures major litigation victories for clients from the trial level through the United States Supreme Court. Our approximately 470 attorneys located in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC offer substantial experience in a broad range of legal areas. We have grown and prospered because of our dedication and unwavering commitment to our clients, to the Bar, to our people and to public service. Clients from around the world trust Jenner & Block with their most complex and challenging matters.
Our lawyers have argued many matters before the United States Supreme Court, all of the 13 United States Circuit Courts of Appeals and dozens of other federal and state courts across the country.
Among Jenner & Block’s trial attorneys are 13 Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, 10 former United States Supreme Court clerks, 44 former United States Court of Appeals clerks, numerous state appellate court clerks, two former U.S. Attorneys and numerous former Assistant U.S. Attorneys. We have members of the bars of every United States Court of Appeals and members of state bars throughout the country. Several former Jenner & Block lawyers currently serve as federal judges, maintaining a remarkable history of judicial service by members of the Firm.
The Firm has a substantial transactional and corporate practice, which focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, private equity, real estate, tax, environmental, insurance, commercial law, technology, intellectual property, bankruptcy and reorganization, labor and employment, executive compensation, government contacts, health care and associations.
Jenner & Block has traditionally served as a leader in public service and pro bono advocacy, having been consistently ranked as one of the top ten pro bono firms in the country by The American Lawyer magazine. In 2008, The American Lawyer recognized Jenner & Block as the number one law firm in the country for pro bono service. Many organizations have recognized the Firm for its longstanding pro bono commitment. We have received the Pro Bono Institute’s John H. Pickering Award, Public Interest Law Initiative's Pro Bono Initiative Award, DC Bar’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award, the prestigious Pro Bono Publico Award from the American Bar Association, and many more.
We recruit our lawyers from top-tier law schools and prominent clerkships and our culture is a combination of a profound respect for the law, the highest legal standards and a collegial atmosphere.
Our mission is to exceed our clients’ expectations every day by providing the highest caliber of legal counsel and advice, to contribute to the legal profession, to maintain our long tradition of public and community service and to provide our people with outstanding and challenging career opportunities.