Jenner & Block

Legal 500 United States Recognizes 22 National Practice Categories and Names Five “Leading Lawyers”

The 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States recognizes Jenner & Block in 22 national practice categories.  Of those, the firm’s Content, Media and Entertainment Practice is ranked as a top-tier practice in the Intellectual Property:  Copyright categoryThe firm also ranked second tier in five categories:  Dispute Resolution – Appellate; Insurance – Advice to Policyholders; Intellectual Property – Trade Secrets; Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment; Telecoms and Broadcast – Regulatory; and Telecoms and Broadcast – Transactional.

In addition, five partners are recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in their respective practices.  They are Litigation Department Chair Craig C. Martin (Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes and  Leading Trial Lawyers) and Partners Andrew H. Bart (Intellectual Property – Copyright and Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment); Samuel L. Feder (Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast – Regulatory); Susan J. Kohlmann (Intellectual Property – Copyright); and Richard Levin (Finance – Restructuring including Bankruptcy).

Four partners are also recognized as “Next Generation Lawyers.”  They include Partners Amanda S. Amert (Labor and Employment – ERISA Litigation); Jan A. Larson (Insurance – Advice to Policyholders); Jennifer S. Senior (Insurance – Advice to Policyholders); and Adam G. Unikowsky (Dispute Resolution – Appellate).

Seventy-eight lawyers are recommended in 22 national practice categories in The Legal 500 United States 2018 editorial.

Below is the list of the Legal 500 national practice categories in which Jenner & Block is recognized.  Click here to read the publication’s entire commentary on the firm.

  • Dispute Resolution – Appellate – Appellate – Courts of Appeals
  • Dispute Resolution – Appellate – Appellate – Supreme Courts (States and Federal)
  • Dispute Resolution – Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Corporates
  • Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation:  Defense
  • Finance – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy):  Corporate
  • Industry Focus – Energy Litigation:  Conventional Power
  • Industry Focus – Environment:  Litigation
  • Industry Focus – Insurance:  Advice to Policyholders
  • Industry Focus – Transport:  Aviation and Air Travel:  Regulation
  • Intellectual Property – Copyright 
  • Intellectual Property – Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
  • Labor and Employment – Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans:  Design
  • Labor and Employment – Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans:  Transactional
  • Labor and Employment – ERISA Litigation
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A:  Middle-Market ($500m-999m)
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Cyber law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast:  Regulatory
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast:  Transactional
  • Tax – US Taxes:  Non-Contentious

The 78 recommended lawyers in each Legal 500 practice area include:

Dispute Resolution – Appellate

Dispute Resolution – Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense

Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes

Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration

Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation – Defense

Finance – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) – Corporate

Industry Focus – Energy Litigation – Conventional Power

 

Industry Focus – Environment – Litigation

Industry Focus – Insurance – Advice to Policyholders

Industry Focus – Transport:  Aviation and Air Travel – Regulation

Intellectual Property – Copyright

Intellectual Property – Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)

Labor and Employment – ERISA litigation

Labor and Employment – Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans – Design

Labor and Employment – Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans – Transactional

M&A/Corporate and Commercial – M&A:  Middle-Market ($500M-999M)

Media, Technology and Telecoms – Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection)

Media, Technology and Telecoms – Media and Entertainment

Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast – Regulatory

Media, Technology and Telecoms – Telecoms and Broadcast - Transactional

Tax – US Taxes:  Non-Contentious