Jenner & Block


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Chicago, Washington, DC, New York, and Los Angeles have filled all of the 2021 summer associate positions and are no longer accepting applications. 

We have filled our 2021 entry-level needs.


Jenner & Block accepts applications from candidates who are currently clerking for a judge. Judicial clerks interested in joining the firm in the fall of 2021 should apply starting in February 2021. All offices have concluded the post clerk hiring for 2020. 

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Jenner & Block is seeking an ERISA Department Counsel Attorney. This is a non-partnership track position. Candidates can sit in our Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, or Washington, DC office. We will consider both full time and reduced schedule applicants. All applicants should be effective team players and enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment. In addition to the criteria below, candidates should also possess strong technical skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize and make sound judgements. 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ benefits counseling experience (or other benefits related experience)
  • Candidate must have expertise on core ERISA benefits counseling regarding health plans (health care reform, ACA, COBRA, HIPAA)
  • Relevant experience on qualified retirement plans and DOL/IRS audits and compliance filings desired
  • Executive compensation and M&A experience welcome but not necessary
  • Top law school and big firm background preferred
  • Must be comfortable working with public company clients

Other Experienced Lawyers

We are not actively recruiting lateral associates for other practice areas at this time.  However, If you would like to submit your materials for consideration for possible future openings, please click the link above to apply.


If you are representing a Partner candidate, please contact Shannon George

If you are representing an associate candidate, please contact the Managers listed below before submitting any candidate for consideration.

Jenner & Block LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  Recruitment and employment decisions are not made on the basis of an individual’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity and/or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, arrest record, matriculation, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital, parental, veteran, military, or order of protection status, or any other protected status or that of their relatives, friends, or associates.