June 01, 2017

Jenner & Block is named  among the United States’ top law firms in 27 practice areas on state and national levels in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  Of these rankings,six practices are “Band 1” distinctions, Chambers’ highest level of recommendation.  In addition, 55 Jenner & Block partners received a total of 59 individual rankings; of those, 10 partners were ranked “Band 1.”  Newly ranked practices include Food & Beverage:  Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide) and Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory (Nationwide).

Chambers USA is a prestigious and widely followed directory that recognizes law firms and lawyers.  Ranked firms and individuals must have demonstrated “technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment,” among other qualities most valued by clients and in-house counsel.  Chambers’ independent and objective rankings are based on thousands of in-depth, confidential and unattributed interviews with “a vast range” of lawyers and their clients.

Below is the list of practices and partners recognized in the 2017 directory, with links to each Chambers USA profile.


Appellate Law

Corporate Crime & Investigations

Food & Beverage: Regulatory & Litigation

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder

Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets

International Arbitration

Leisure & Hospitality

Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory


Media & Entertainment: Litigation

District of Columbia

Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets

Litigation: General Commercial

Media & Entertainment (Band 1)

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite



Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Environment (Band 1)

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (Band 1)

Intellectual Property

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 1)

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Band 1)

Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Band 1)

Real Estate


New York

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright

Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded

Media & Entertainment: Entertainment Litigation

Individual Rankings

Anthony S. Barkow, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Investigations (New York)

Neil M. Barofsky, Litigation:  White-Collar Crime & Investigations (New York)

Andrew H. Bart, Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright (New York)

Andrew H. Bart, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (New York) (Band 1)

Anthony M. Basich, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)           

David J. Bradford, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Mary Ellen Callahan, Privacy & Data Security (Nationwide) (Band 1)

Neil Cummings, Banking & Finance (California)

Geoffrey M. Davis, Tax (Illinois)

David W. DeBruin, Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)

Christopher C. Dickinson, Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Illinois)

Uri Doron, Corporate/M&A (New York)

Kenneth L. Doroshow, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (District of Columbia) 

Steven R. Englund, Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (District of Columbia)

Samuel L. Feder, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (District of Columbia) (Band 1)

John Flynn, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (District of Columbia)

Robert L. Graham, Environment: Mainly Transactional (Illinois)

E. Lynn Grayson, Environment: Mainly Transactional (Illinois) (Band 1)

Joseph P. Gromacki, Corporate/M&A (Illinois)

David A. Handzo, Leisure & Hospitality (Nationwide)

Mark A. Harris, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity (Illinois)

Matthew L. Jacobs, Insurance: Policyholder (District of Columbia)

Suedeen G. Kelly, Energy:  Electricity:  Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide)

Anne Samuels Kenney, Environment:  Mainly Transactional (Illinois)

Susan J. Kohlmann, Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright (New York)

David M. Kroeger, Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Illinois)

Vincent E. Lazar, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Richard Levin, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide)

Richard Levin, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)

David M. Lynn, Securities:  Regulation:  Advisory (Nationwide) (Band 1)

Bradford P. Lyerla, Intellectual Property (Illinois) (Band 1)

Craig C. Martin, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Terri L. Mascherin, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

John H. Mathias, Jr.,Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Illinois) (Band 1)

John H. Mathias, Jr.,Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (Nationwide)

Michael L. McNamara, Litigation: General Commercial (California)

Benjamin R. Mulcahy, Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide)

Thomas C. Newkirk, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Nationwide)

Dean N. Panos, Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation (Nationwide)

Ronald R. Peterson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Donald I. Resnick, Real Estate (Illinois)

Harry J. Roper, Intellectual Property (Illinois)

Alan B. Roth, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity (Illinois)

Daniel A. Rozansky, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)

David P. Sanders, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Illinois) (Band 1)

Reid J. Schar, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)

Steven J. Seiden, Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory (Nationwide)

Gabrielle Sigel, Environment: Litigation (Illinois) (Band 1)

David R. Singer, Media & Entertainment (California)

Steven M. Siros, Environment: Litigation (Illinois)

Charles B. Sklarsky, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois) (Band 1)

Catherine L. Steege, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)

Richard L. Stone, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)

Andrew J. Thomas, Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)

William L. Tolbert, Securities: Regulation

Anton R. Valukas, Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)

Anton R. Valukas, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)

Marc L. Warren, Transportation:  Aviation:  Regulatory

Richard F. Ziegler, International Arbitration (Nationwide)

Richard F. Ziegler, Litigation:  General Commercial (New York)