Jenner & Block

Chambers & Partners Recognizes 48 Firm Lawyers Across 42 Categories in its 2020 Guides

Jenner & Block and its lawyers are ranked by Chambers and Partners as among the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in jurisdictions throughout the world. The 48 firm lawyers named across 42 categories are recognized in Chambers USA, Chambers UK, Chambers Latin America, Chambers High Net Worth and Chambers Global

Of the 48 recognized lawyers, nine are ranked in two separate categories across all Guides, with Partners Mélida N. Hodgson and Richard Levin each being ranked three times.

Newly recognized practices in the Chambers USA Guide include Native American Law, Nationwide and Native American Law: Appellate, Nationwide.  Newly recognized partners in the USA Guide include Howard S. Suskin (Litigation: Securities, Illinois), Sam Hirsch (Native American Law, Nationwide) and Jan A. Larson (Insurance; Policyholder, District of Columbia).  Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Chair Ian Heath Gershengorn debuted in a new category this year, Native American Law: Appellate, Nationwide. 

“Reviews from clients are unanimously positive, as they highlight the team’s creativity, strategic approach and strong…..lawyers,” Chambers and Partners wrote in describing the firm’s litigation practice, adding, “The work highlights are highly impressive and cover a lot of ground.”  In discussing the firm’s transactional practice, it notes “Clients view the team as top tier and describe it as solutions-oriented and business-savvy.”

Chambers and Partnersis a legal ranking service.  They use in-depth editorial and research teams to assess lawyers and law firms throughout the world.  They began in 1990, and today cover over 185 jurisdictions.  Ranked firms and individuals must have demonstrated “technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment” and other qualities most valued by clients and in-house counsel. 

Below is a complete list of the Jenner & Block lawyers and practices recognized in the 2020 Chambers and Partners editions.  

Individual Lawyers Ranked:

Chambers USA

Chambers Global

Chambers UK

Chambers High Net Worth

Chambers Latin America

Practices Ranked

Chambers USA

California

  • Media & Entertainment: Litigation

District of Columbia

  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

Illinois

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environment
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Media & Entertainment: Litigation
  • Real Estate

New York

  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Media & Entertainment: Litigation

Nationwide

  • Appellate Law
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • International Arbitration
  • Native American Law
  • Native American Law: Appellate
  • Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory

Global Guide 2020

USA

  • Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets

UK Guide 2020

London (Firms)

  • Financial Crime: Corporates

High Net Worth 2020

Illinois

  • Private Wealth Law