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To apply, select a position below to access our secure, confidential online application system.  When applying, you will need to submit a cover letter, résumé/CV and unofficial transcript.  Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer.

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SUMMER ASSOCIATES

We have filled our 2022 summer associate needs for all offices.
 

2021 GRADUATES

We have filled our 2021 entry-level needs for New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Jenner & Block is currently looking for a 1st year Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation associate to sit in our Chicago office and join the class of 2021. All applicants should be effective team players and enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment. Candidates should also possess strong technical skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize and make sound judgements. 
 

JUDICIAL CLERKS

Jenner & Block accepts applications from candidates who are currently clerking for a judge. Judicial clerks interested in joining the firm in the fall of 2022 should apply starting in February 2022. All offices have concluded the post clerk hiring for 2021. 

EXPERIENCED LAWYERS

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Jenner & Block is seeking Energy Associates to be resident in its Washington, DC, Chicago, or San Francisco offices. The candidate should be a junior to mid-level regulatory associate, preferably with 2-5 years of energy regulatory experience, to join our thriving and growing practice on the cutting edge of a rapidly changing industry. Our energy regulatory practice ranks as one of the nation’s best in expertise and client service. Our practice is very collaborative and represents a wide range of entities, including electric and gas utilities, competitive generators, electric transmission owners, renewable and technology companies, industry groups, and regulators, at the federal level and in a number of states.  The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters, and duties include legal research, writing, client counseling, hearings and trials, and other advocacy before a variety of governmental agencies. No applications from search firms are being accepted at this time. At this time we are not accepting applications from search firms.
 
• Candidate should be a detail-oriented self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
•  Strong academic credentials are required.
• Candidate possesses a strong commitment to pro bono representation. 
• The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is essential.
• Membership in the relevant state bar.
 
 
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

Communications, Internet & Technology Associate (San Francisco)

Jenner & Block is seeking a Communications, Internet & Technology Associate for its new San Francisco office. The candidate should be a junior to mid-level regulatory associate, preferably with 1-5 years of communications regulatory experience, to join our busy and growing group. Our CIT regulatory practice ranks as one of the nation’s best in expertise and client service. Our practice is very collaborative and supports all major industry sectors, including cable, wireless, broadband, media and satellite.  The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters, and duties include legal research, writing, client counseling and oral advocacy before a variety of governmental agencies. No applications from search firms are being accepted at this time. 

 
Candidate should be a detail-oriented self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong academic credentials are required.
Candidate possesses a strong commitment to pro bono representation. 
The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is essential.
Membership in the California bar is required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and (unofficial) transcript for consideration. 
 
Jenner & Block LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join our Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice in our New York office. The candidate should be a mid-level associate, preferably with 3-4 years of experience, to join our busy and growing group. Current 2021 judicial clerks are also under consideration. Compensation is top of market. 
 
The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters. Duties include client counseling, oral advocacy before a variety of courts and governmental agencies, legal research, strategic analysis, and writing. Applications from search firms are not currently being accepted. 
 
• Candidate should be a detail-oriented, independent self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong academic credentials are required.
• Candidate possesses a strong commitment to pro bono representation. 
• The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is essential.
• Membership in the New York bar is required.
• Please submit a cover letter, resume and (unofficial) transcript for consideration
 
Jenner & Block is currently looking for an associate with at least 4 years of corporate and transactional experience in private practice. Candidates can sit in our Chicago, Los Angeles or New York office. The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of corporate matters, including: mergers and acquisitions; securities offerings; public company and large private company counseling; corporate finance and board and committee counseling. All candidates should be self-starters who are detail oriented and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 
 
 

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.

LEGAL SEARCH FIRMS

If you are representing a Partner candidate, please contact Shannon George sgeorge@jenner.com

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.